“In the UK a woman dies every two hours from ovarian cancer, but the earlier the diagnosis the better the chances are”
Professor Hani Gabra – Director of Ovarian Cancer Action Research Centre
News reports this week have highlighted the potential of a blood test to provide effective screening at the early stages of ovarian cancer. Levels of protein CA125 in the blood are recognised as a marker for ovarian cancer. The recent development allows a new way of looking at this marker to determine the probability of the disease.
Ovarian Cancer is notoriously difficult to spot, with non-specific symptoms in the early stages. It is hoped that this new method of early diagnosis could help save lives.
How to recognise the symptoms of Ovarian Cancer:
Early Ovarian Cancer symptoms can be similar to those of other conditions, these some to watch out for:
If you experience these symptoms, please see your GP.
March is also Ovarian Cancer Awareness month. Did you know that the UK has one of the lowest survival rates for Ovarian Cancer?
Fleet Street Clinic is committed to raising awareness of the disease. We are pleased to be offering a special Ovarian Cancer Screening Medical, a complete check including with breast check, pelvic exam, gynaecological history, family history & full consultation for £125.*
* Pricing is subject to change and this offer expired on 1st April 2017.
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