Easter rock painting idea that is all heart and perfect for hiding, gifting or decoration. While we are practicing Social Distancing at this time there are still ways to be creative and support Rare Ovarian Cancer Incorporated (ROC Inc.) with their community awareness program on Facebook group Rock for ROC and using the Instagram #RockforROC This group paints rock and hides them in the #community to be found with an awareness message on the back. ROC Inc has been raising money for research into a Ovarian cancer. The youngest in Australia in the research diagnosed at 11 months old […]
Upcoming Webinar -Granulosa Cell Tumour GCT, a rare ovarian cancer Q&A on Treatment, Challenges and Research
Tasha Armour founder and CEO of Rare Ovarian Cancer Incorporated – ROC Inc. talks to three leading international experts on Granulosa Cell Tumours GCT. Dr Simon Chu research head of Hormone Cancer Therapeutic Laboratory at the Hudson Institute of Medical Research. Professor Peter Fuller AM is physician-scientist who leads the Centre for Endocrinology and Metabolism at the Hudson Institute of Medical Research. Head of Endocrinology Unit, Monash Health Professor Tom Jobling OAM, Director of Gynaecology Oncology at Monash Health Granulosa Cell Tumour GCT has two subtypes adult aGCT and juvenile jGCT this is an opportunity to hear about what the […]
This is a common symptom of ovarian cancer and one that most women are not aware of, that urinary changes without an infection can be a sign of ovarian cancer symptom. Frequently urinating or peeing, meaning you need to pee more often than usual. Urgent urination is a sudden strong need to pee, making it difficult to delay using the toilet. If this is a new symptom for you and persist more than two weeks, make an appointment with your GP. Over 70% of girl to women are diagnosed at late stage of ovarian cancer, making it difficult to treat. […]
Ovarian cancer can cause bloating, not just the feeling of bloating, but a visible abdominal distention. If you have unexplained bloating sensation or your stomach seems to be growing even though you haven’t been eating more or are not pregnant, it could be a symptom of ovarian cancer. If this is a new symptom for you and persist more than two weeks, make an appointment with your GP. Over 70% of girl to women are diagnosed at late stage of ovarian cancer, making it difficult to treat. If the symptoms persist don’t wait go and speak to a medical professional. […]
On the third day of #OvariancancerAwarenessMonth The teal ROC Inc team were hard at it again…this time as Survivors Teaching Students STS an ANZGOG initiative . A first at Western Sydney University (WSU) in Campbelltown for this important program, sharing our stories with 4th year medical students. Our future Doctors.
Think you’re being tested for Ovarian cancer when you have a pap smear? Then think again. There is no national screening test for ovarian cancer. Sadly over 30% of women believe they are getting screen for ovarian cancer when they have a pap smear. This is not true. With no national screening test the best way is to be aware of the symptoms. If any of the symptoms are new to you and persist more than two weeks, make an appointment with your GP. Symptoms are often subtle or can be mistaken for other ailments Bloating, increased abdominal size Having […]