Symptoms

The symptoms of ovarian cancer can be difficult to recognise, particularly early on.

They're often the same as symptoms of less serious conditions, such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) or PMS (pre-menstrual syndrome).

The most common symptoms of ovarian cancer are:

Other symptoms of ovarian cancer can include:

See a GP if:

It's unlikely you have cancer, but it's best to check. A GP can do some simple tests for ovarian cancer to see if you have it.

If you have already seen a GP and your symptoms continue or get worse, go back to them and explain this.