Signs and Symptoms

Signs and symptoms of pre-cancer and cancer include:

  • itching that will not go away or gets better.
  • skin that appears lighter or darker than usual; it can be red or pink.
  • a bump or lump, which could be red, pink or white, and could have a wart-like or raw surface.
  • pain or burning.
  • bleeding or discharge not related to the normal menstrual period.
  • open sore (especially if it lasts for a month or more).
  • cauliflower-like growths similar to genital warts.
  • ulcer in the genital area.

Awareness

Look for the Foundation’s ad in the September issue of Family Circle!

Research

Research Prize applications are due 10/28. Click here to apply for one of the 7 available prizes.

Education

The next Ovarian Cancer Survivors Course is Sept. 12 in Duarte, Calif. For more information, click here.