Applying the F-words to cancer… but not in the way you think

It’s been dubbed women’s silent killer. It can strike without warning signs and there’s no diagnostic test. It’s ovarian cancer, and it has a five-year survival rate of just 45 per cent. By comparison, breast cancer’s survival rate is 90 per cent.    

Victims and their families have uttered plenty of “F-words” on ovarian cancer diagnosis, but in this article we turn tables and focus on three F-words about the work of researchers who are building our knowledge on ovarian cancer.   

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