5th fact

1,404 women die (27 every week) from cancer of the ovary, uterus or cervix.

Premature labour: blood test gives hope of screening - BBC

WIRF's own Associate Professor Craig Pennell, from the UWA School of Women and Infants Health, has developed a blood test that can indicate if a woman showing early signs of labour will go on to deliver her baby prematurely. To read more about A/Prof Pennell's study, click here. Covered by the BBC, May 2014 http://m.bbc.co.uk/news/health-27407443