Ovarian Cancer in Women
The Illinois State Veterinary Medical Association has been asked by the National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Society to try to get the early warning signs of O/C out to our clients. O/C affects 1 in 70 women. It knows no age limit. The physician who spoke at our annual meeting, an O/C oncologist, said that the disease is not always "silent"; he said it "whispers" to you. He said, "as a woman, you sometimes have to ask your physician to test you for O/C".
1) Frequent urination,
2) Feeling full quickly when eating,
3) Abdominal pain and
Remember FFAB. We want our clients to be educated on this issue.