Mum was told she was ‘too young’ for diagnosis – now she has just a year to
on what a diagnosis of ovarian cancer means
If you have ovarian cancer, your mum may be right. ovarian cancer can be diagnosed at any stage in women, but the earlier it is diagnosed, the better. If you are over the age of 50, you have one year to live after diagnosis.
There are a few things that may help protect you from ovarian cancer. First, you need to eat a healthy diet high in antioxidants and fiber. Second, you should avoid smoking, eating high-sodium foods, and drinking alcohol. Third, get regular checkups and screenings for ovarian cancer. If you do not have these screenings, you may be at risk for developing the disease.