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March Is Ovarian Cancer Month

Ovarian cancer is the fourth most common cancer in women and is strongly related to age with almost 85% occurring in women over the age of 50. Many women are diagnosed too late, once the cancer has already spread, making treatment more difficult. Survival rates are higher the earlier the…

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Ritchie Pledges Support For Ovarian Cancer Campaign

SDLP South Down MP Margaret Ritchie has pledged her support for a specific ovarian cancer awareness campaign and has joined an All Party Committee on Ovarian Cancer in Westminster. Ms Ritchie met yesterday at Stormont with Belfast woman Una Crudden, who has ovarian cancer and who is behind the drive…

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