It is Gynae Cancer Awareness Month

Learn the myths from the facts. Be empowered with the right information about gynae cancers.

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    IMPROVE UK Pilot Awards

    Following the recently secured funding from the UK Government Tampon Tax Fund to support a project to address systemic and regional health inequalities for women with ovarian cancer. Applications are now open for funding for best practice improvement pilots at NHS Cancer Centres across the UK.  

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    Share your story: Your stories support other women and families

    We know the facts, we know the numbers and the symptoms of ovarian cancer; we also know that sometimes they can be scary and overwhelming. That's why when an individual shares their story it can transform another person's life. Your life stories, can help other women and families in so many ways.

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    Browse our video library

    Meet our ambassadors, scientists, health experts and supporters. Watch talks, guides, stories and more in our video library; tune in and stay up to date with the latest from Ovarian Cancer Action. 

Ovarian cancer symptoms

Ovarian cancer has four main symptoms. You can use our diary to keep a record of the symptoms you are experiencing to take with you. This will help your GP make a speedier diagnosis.

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Patient Hub

The Patient Hub provides information and advice that will help guide you from your diagnosis, through to treatment and beyond. It features information about how ovarian cancer is treated, advice for younger women, where to go for more support and advice, and more.

BRCA & Lynch Hub

Our genes are the instructions that spell out how to make proteins, which are the building blocks of our body. They are an instruction manual that defines how our bodies work.

Genetic mutations can increase your risk of developing certain cancers.

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