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Mar 2020

Report warns needless delays are causing thousands of women’s lives to be lost to ovarian cancer

A report by Target Ovarian Cancer says there is a postcode lottery in the speed at which women are diagnosed. Although a patient diagnosed in the early stages of the disease has more than a 90 per cent chance of survival, one in five are diagnosed too late to receive any treatment at all, and…

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May 2019

Charity warns of postcode lottery when it comes to early diagnosis of ovarian cancer

Target Ovarian Cancer has revealed an alarming postcode lottery in relation to women being diagnosed at stages one or two of the disease. Currently in the UK, over 7,000 women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer each year, but 20 per cent of those diagnosed are too ill to receive treatment and over 4,000 die each…

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