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Westmeath Woman Urges Others To Watch Out For The Signs Of Ovarian Cancer

Even as a former nurse, she dismissed the symptoms.

Women are being advised to look out for the signs of ovarian cancer. 

Westmeath's Mary Healy, who was diagnosed with a tumour the size of a grapefruit on her ovary in July 2020, says although she's a retired public health nurse, she initially dismissed her symptoms. 

She's says there are an number of signs to look out for - bloating, eating less, abdominal and pelvic pain, and changes in toilet patterns.

The Mullingar woman says she knows how lucky she is to have overcome it: 

 

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