Ovarian Cancer Research Fund is pleased to participate in the first World Ovarian Cancer Day!
On this day, 27 ovarian cancer organizations from 17 countries around the
world will unite to educate their communities about ovarian cancer and
its symptoms. Ovarian cancer is diagnosed annually in nearly a quarter
of a million women globally, and is responsible for 140,000 deaths each
Because ovarian cancer has the lowest survival rate of all gynecologic cancers, and is characterized around the world by a lack of awareness of symptoms and late-stage diagnosis, this much-needed day aims to create worldwide awareness for this disease by bringing together the world's ovarian cancer organizations and having a singular ovarian cancer focus and message.
For women living with the disease, and their families and friends, World Ovarian Cancer Day will build a sense of solidarity in the fight against the disease, and will be an annual event, growing each year.
The World Ovarian Cancer Awareness Day website is a wonderful new resource for learning about the Day, the disease, and how to get involved.
Visit http://ovariancancerday.org for global ovarian cancer facts and personal stories, plus mobile wallpaper downloads and social media shares to help spread the word. And, don't forget to wear teal!