Ovarian Cancer Day & The all new Full Monty – Who bares all wins!

Posted: 8th May 2019


Each year on May 8th, women living with ovarian cancer, their families and supporters, along with patient advocacy organizations from around the world, come together to raise awareness about ovarian cancer. World Ovarian Cancer Day (WOCD) is the one day of the year we all raise our voices in solidarity across the world in the fight against this disease.

Ovarian cancer has the lowest survival rate of all female cancers. Most women are diagnosed once the cancer has already spread, making it more difficult to treat. There are often delays in diagnosing ovarian cancer. That is because there is no early detection test, and symptoms are often confused with symptoms of other less severe illnesses, particularly gastrointestinal complaints.

Five-year ovarian cancer survival rates vary around the world, ranging from 30% to 45%. By comparison, five-year survival rates for women with breast cancer range from 80% to 90%.

Ovarian cancer is overlooked and underfunded – yet every woman in the world is at risk of developing this disease.

To find out more information and for support please follow this link to the WOCD website. 

Many celebrities are getting involved in this too! on the 6th May ITV gave us a all new full Monty -who bares all wins, with Love Islands winner 2018, Jack Fincham, dancing on Ice start, Matt Evers, former footballer, Jason Cundy and many more. 

Next up is Ladies night. 7th May, ITV tunes us into the ladies baring all to support cancer. 


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