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

Read this NY Times piece featuring Nt’l Race Host Committee member Megan Neforos: click here

Research

The 2015-2016 Research Grants and Awards booklet is now available. For more information, click here.

Education

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