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May 2022

World Ovarian Cancer Day 2022

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4 out of 5 women in Ireland not confident in noticing a symptom of Ovarian Cancer

• New research from the Irish Network of Gynaecological Oncology highlights lack of awareness of symptoms of Ovarian Cancer
• Over 75% of patients present with late-stage disease, partly due to the vagueness of symptoms and the similarity with other conditions such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
• Thirty of Ireland’s foremost gynaecological cancer campaigners, researchers and patient advocates come together to highlight BEAT – the symptoms of ovarian cancer