September is National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

, Posted: Sun, September 1 2013 at 10:50 PM, Updated: Sun, September 1 2013 at 10:53 PM

September 1 kicks off National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month.

In an aim to spread awareness about the disease the Ovarian Cancer National Alliance is starting a campaign titled "30 Days of Teal," asking everyone to wear the color through the end of the month.

Statistic from the American Cancer Society show that every 24 minutes a woman is diagnosed with Ovarian cancer.

It's the 10th most common cancer in women but one of the hardest to detect.

Symptoms include bloating, pelvic pain, constipation, and frequent urination.

For more information on 30 Days of Teal you can visit

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