Ovarian cancer UK survival rates are among the worst in Europe. Three-quarters of those diagnosed are done so a after the cancer has spread, making treatment more difficult.
This is why awareness is so important – March, in particular, is a time to campaign and speak out for further funding and research into ovarian cancer, helping to improve survival rates and the quality of life for those suffering with ovarian cancer
You can find out more about how to get involved in Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, as well as read the personal stories of women living with and beyond an ovarian cancer diagnosis, at www.ovarian.org.uk/march-ovarian-cancer-awareness-month/.
Other groups who are standing up this month to raise awareness are: