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Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

March is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month in the UK and we're calling on you to help us raise awareness of the symptoms and signs of ovarian cancer.

Take giant steps towards making ovarian cancer a survivable disease

March is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month and we’re taking steps for every single woman diagnosed with ovarian cancer worldwide each year. We're asking our supporters to walk 100km across ovarian cancer awareness month to raise vital funds for ovarian cancer research.

Walk in Her Name
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Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

Currently only 3 in 10 women diagnosed with ovarian cancer live beyond 10 years. It’s unacceptable.

With 7500 women receiving an ovarian cancer diagnosis in the UK each year, it’s vital we make faster progress to reach a vision of ovarian cancer being survivable for all women.

That's why we created Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month in the UK in 2005 - to empower women, raise awareness of symptoms and change the future for women diagnosed with ovarian cancer.

When is ovarian cancer awareness month?

March is ovarian cancer awareness month in the UK.

During the month of March, Ovarian Cancer Action - alongside other UK gynae charities - put the spotlight on ovarian cancer and ask our supporters to help us raise awareness of ovarian cancer symptoms, statistics and stories.

What are the symptoms of ovarian cancer?

Understanding the symptoms of ovarian cancer is pivotal for early detection. Common symptoms include:

  • Persistent bloating
  • Pelvic or abdominal pain
  • Difficulty eating or feeling full quickly
  • Changes in urinary habits
  • Fatigue
  • Unexplained weight loss or gain

How can I get involved in ovarian cancer awareness month?

Share your story this Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

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.

Tell us your story
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