insideKENT Magazine Issue 60 - March 2017 - Page 87

OVARIAN CANCER : THE SYMPTOMS
# WALKINHERNAME

HEALTH + WELLNESS

OVARIAN CANCER : THE SYMPTOMS

The four main symptoms of ovarian cancer are :
• Persistent stomach pain
• Persistent bloating or increased stomach size
• Difficulty eating or feeling full quickly
• Needing to urinate more frequently
The key features of the symptoms of ovarian cancer are :
• Their persistency - they don ’ t go away
• Their frequency - they occur most days
• The symptoms are new - they started in the last 12 months
• The symptoms are unusual - they are not normal for you

# WALKINHERNAME

Ovarian Cancer Action wants supporters to get involved by organising a local # WalkInHerName . The money raised will fund medical research and awareness work . For more information , or to get involved , visit www . ovarian . org . uk / walkinhername or email Beatrix @ ovarian . org . uk . 87