February 27 is teal ribbon day
The month of February is ovarian cancer awareness month and February 27 is teal ribbon day! A day to support Aussie women living with ovarian cancer, honour those we have lost and help raise awareness of this deadly disease. Ovarian cancer is one of the deadliest cancers striking women globally. Four women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer daily. There are unknown exact causes of this type of cancer, know the risk and symptoms risk and symptoms of this disease
Reducing the Risk
As researchers continue to study what factors causes this cancer, there are certain factors that may lower the risk of developing one.
- Oral Contraception or Birth Control Pills
- Tubal Ligation
- Healthy Lifestyle
Although there is no known way to completely prevent ovarian cancer these tips might help.
Share your Stories
Over the years, women have shared their stores to different people to raise awareness of the disease. Support women living with ovarian cancer, share your personal journey whether you’re currently living with the disease or know someone who has been afflicted by it. Help raise awareness and inspire Aussie women to take action.
Donate To Research
Women with ovarian cancer have a low survival rate due to the late stage diagnosis if no early detection occurs. Symptoms are often vague and can be mistaken for symptoms of another disease. Funding for ovarian cancer research may save women’s lives through early detection and treatment. Donate to support women and prevent the future generation in acquiring this disease.