I’m considering taking Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT). Please can you explain to me how it works, and what the benefits and side effects of taking it are?
I have intermittent bleeding. Is this a symptom of ovarian cancer?

I have been on HRT Evorel 100 and Utrogen 100 for two years - I am 57 yrs old. I now have intermittent bleeding - some fresh, some brown. Is this a symptom of ovarian cancer?

How can we get early diagnosis unless there is universal screening?

Symptoms of ovarian cancer are often the same symptoms that a menopausal woman may have so how can we get early diagnosis unless there is universal screening?

Do we need a national registry to track ovarian cancer symptoms?

Would it be beneficial to have a national registry of when women with ovarian cancer first start noticing symptoms? Current stats only report the age which many women are diagnosed, but noting when symptoms start might prevent women being dismissed as ‘too young’ to have ovarian cancer.

Do we need a national registry to track ovarian cancer symptoms?

Would it be beneficial to have a national registry of when women with ovarian cancer first start noticing symptoms? Current stats only report the age which many women are diagnosed, but noting when symptoms start might prevent women being dismissed as ‘too young’ to have ovarian cancer.

Why is shoulder pain not listed as a possible symptom of ovarian cancer?

Long term shoulder pain seems to be a common symptom of ovarian cancer. “Referred pain" is the term given to it - due to the diaphragm apparently being irritated by the ascites. Shoulder pain is a recognised symptom of ectopic pregnancies so there is clearly a link. Why is shoulder pain not listed as a possible symptom of ovarian cancer?