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Ovarian Cancer: Still a Silent Killer in 2015 - Profiling the Killer Cancer

OVARIAN CANCER: Still a Silent Killer in 2015 Over the past 20 years, the rate of ovarian cancer diagnoses has been slowly falling. However, the "silent killer" remains one of the most deadly diseases among women. • Shows no or non-specific symptoms at early stages Why is It Called a Silent Killer? • Usually found at advanced stages when survival rates are lower Profiling the Killer Cancer th Most Common Cancer in Women Worldwide 1 in 75 1 in 100 30-50% 5-year Survival Rate 35% Risk of Getting Ovarian Cancer in a Overall 10-year Survival Rate Lifetime Chance of Dying from Ovarian Cancer Woman's Lifetime th Most Common Cause of 5. About Half of Diagnosed Women were Cancer-related Death in Women 63 or older (Mainly Develops in Women) Older More Common in Caucasian Women than in Other Races and Ethnicities Tracking Ovarian Cancer Across the Globe 2,800 Newly diagnosed Canadian women (2015) 65.600 4,271 Deaths in the UK (2011) 35% New cases of ovarian cancer in Europe (2012) 239,000 women Diagnosed Worldwide in 2012 UK 10-year survival rate 1,750 7,116 Estimated cancer deaths 12% Newly diagnosed women in the UK (2011) in Canadian women Preventable cases in the UK 152.000 Ovarian Cancer-related Deaths Worldwide in 2012 Highest Incidence in Europe and North America 21,290 Estimated newly diagnosed women in the US (2015) 65,600 New cases of ovarian cancer in Europe (2012) Lowest Incidence in Africa and Asia 14,180 7,116 Estimated deaths in Newly diagnosed women in the UK (2011) the US (2015) www.ovationsforthecure.org http://www.mayoclinic.org/ http://www.mdanderson.org http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/ http://www.newsmax.com Sources: http://canceraustralia.gov.au http://www.cancer.net/ http://www.cancer.org http://www.cancerresearchuk.org/ http://www.cdc.gov/ http://www.newswise.com https://ovariancancer.net.au https://www.cancer.ca http://www.ovariancanada.org http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com http://www.sciencedaily.com http://www.wcrf.org O MEDtrip.com Find quality Medical Tourism Hospitals and Clinics

Ovarian Cancer: Still a Silent Killer in 2015 - Profiling the Killer Cancer

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Ovarian cancer is called the "silent killer" as its early stage symptoms often go unnoticed or are too non-specific. Know the numbers, signs, symptoms, risk factors and cancer treatments through MEDtr...

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