Ovarian cancer test on horizon as scientists find earliest signs of disease

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Ovarian cancer could be detected years before any symptoms emerge after scientists at Oxford University found a way to spot the first signs of the disease.

Ovarian Cancer Test Article

10,000

Number of lives which could be saved with earlier diagnosis

352,197

Number of people diagnosed with cancer each year (2013)

161,823

Annual deaths from cancer (2012)

50%

Chance of living at least 10 years after cancer diagnosis (as of 2010-11)

41%

Percentage of cancer cases which are preventable

 

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