March is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign run by the charity Ovarian Cancer Action. The campaign aims to make more people aware of the symptoms of ovarian cancer, which is the sixth most common cancer among women in this country.
According to Endometriosis UK it takes an average of 7.5 years to get a diagnosis of endometriosis in this country. So during this year's Endometriosis Awareness Week (March 3 - 11, 2018), the charity is hoping to raise awareness of the condition among affected women who may not yet have been diagnosed.
While many people are looking forward to jetting away to hot and sandy destinations this summer, there’s evidence that not everyone is getting excited about going away.
Figures released during Bowel Cancer Awareness Month 2017 (April) suggest four out of 10 people in the UK would be too embarrassed to tell someone if they had one of the warning signs of the disease.