About World Ovarian Cancer Day

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Ovarian cancer has the lowest survival rate of all gynecologic cancers, and is characterized around the world by a lack of awareness of symptoms and late stage diagnosis.

May 8th, 2013, was the first World Ovarian Cancer Day. On this day, ovarian cancer organizations from around the world united to educate their communities about ovarian cancer and its symptoms. For women living with the disease, and their families and friends, World Ovarian Cancer Day has built, and will continue to build a sense of solidarity in the fight against the disease.

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How To Get Involved

Participate in creating awareness for ovarian cancer on a global scale through Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest.

Every ovarian cancer organization involved with World Ovarian Cancer Day has its own website. Find out how to get involved in your country by connecting with your local ovarian cancer organization.

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