Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month in Great Britain
Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month in Great Britain is held on March 1. When a woman is diagnosed at the earliest stage, her chance of surviving ovarian cancer for five years or more doubles from just 46 per cent to more than 90 per cent. This event in the first decade of the month March is annual. Help us
2018. In females in the UK, ovarian cancer is the 6th most common cause of cancer death, with around 4,200 deaths in 2018. Ovarian cancer accounts for 5% of all cancer deaths in females in the UK. Ovarian cancer accounts for 3% of all cancer deaths in females and males combined in the UK. Over the last 20 years the incidence of ovarian cancer in England has remained fairly stable, although has decreased slightly in the last few years. Timeliness in the diagnosis and treatment of this disease is very important.
Similar holidays and events, festivals and interesting facts
National Procrastination Week in the UK on March 1 (the goal is to leave unnecessary tasks at a later time, provide mental and emotional relief, help reduce stress and anxiety);
National for the Blind in El Salvador on March 1 (Nacional de Las Personas Ciegas);
Time for a Cuppa in England on March 1 (gather your friends and family on a cup for a cup of tea, a piece of cake and a nose - all for good reason!);
World Hearing Day on March 3 (is held each year to raise awareness on how to prevent deafness and hearing loss and promote ear and hearing care across the world);