Upcoming Webinar -Granulosa Cell Tumour GCT, a rare ovarian cancer Q&A on Treatment, Challenges and Research

Tasha Armour founder and CEO of Rare Ovarian Cancer Incorporated – ROC Inc. talks to three leading international experts on Granulosa Cell Tumours GCT. Dr Simon Chu research head of Hormone Cancer Therapeutic Laboratory at the Hudson Institute of Medical Research. Professor Peter Fuller AM is physician-scientist who leads the Centre for Endocrinology and Metabolism at the Hudson Institute of Medical Research. Head of Endocrinology Unit, Monash Health Professor Tom Jobling OAM, Director of Gynaecology Oncology at Monash Health Granulosa Cell Tumour GCT has two subtypes adult aGCT and juvenile jGCT this is an opportunity to hear about what the […]

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Symptom Sunday – Urinary Changes

This is a common symptom of ovarian cancer and one that most women are not aware of, that urinary changes without an infection can be a sign of ovarian cancer symptom.  Frequently urinating or peeing, meaning you need to pee more often than usual. Urgent urination is a sudden strong need to pee, making it difficult to delay using the toilet.  If this is a new symptom for you and persist more than two weeks, make an appointment with your GP.  Over 70% of girl to women are diagnosed at late stage of ovarian cancer, making it difficult to treat. […]

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Bloating can be a symptom of Ovarian cancer.

Ovarian cancer can cause bloating, not just the feeling of bloating, but a visible abdominal distention. If you have unexplained bloating sensation or your stomach seems to be growing even though you haven’t been eating more or are not pregnant, it could be a symptom of ovarian cancer. If this is a new symptom for you and persist more than two weeks, make an appointment with your GP. Over 70% of girl to women are diagnosed at late stage of ovarian cancer, making it difficult to treat. If the symptoms persist don’t wait go and speak to a medical professional. […]

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Busting Myths about Pap Smears and Ovarian cancer on Symptom Sunday

Think you’re being tested for Ovarian cancer when you have a pap smear? Then think again. There is no national screening test for ovarian cancer. Sadly over 30% of women believe they are getting screen for ovarian cancer when they have a pap smear. This is not true. With no national screening test the best way is to be aware of the symptoms. If any of the symptoms are new to you and persist more than two weeks, make an appointment with your GP. Symptoms are often subtle or can be mistaken for other ailments Bloating, increased abdominal size Having […]

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February ovarian cancer awareness month; what you don’t know

Tasha and Mel are two of the six women candidly share their story to help create awareness for ovarian cancer. It’s heart wrenching and a powerful message. There is no national screening test. They are doing this for you, so you are aware of the symptoms. Today is the first day of ovarian cancer awareness month. Help make a difference, share this video so your family and friends are aware. Ovarian cancer affects females of all ages babies to adults.  

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