Ovarian Cancer

American Cancer Society: Learn About Ovarian Cancer - The American Cancer Society is the nationwide community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem. To learn about ovarian cancer, use the scroll down menu in the "select a cancer type" section and click on the specific cancer type.

Cancer.Net: Ovarian Cancer - This is the patient information Web site of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). It is designed to help patients and families make informed health-care decisions.
Also in Spanish.

Gynecologic Cancer Foundation - This organization develops and presents educational programs for women who have or are at risk of developing a gynecologic cancer. Click on publications to view a number of informative brochures. You will require an Adobe Acrobat Reader for viewing.

HealthyNJ: Ovarian Cancer - H Here you will find links to breast cancer information as well as links to sites in New Jersey.

Macmillan Cancer Support: Ovarian Cancer - This UK based organization helps with all the things that people affected by cancer want and need. Here you will find information on symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.

MayoClinic: Ovarian Cancer - This site provides access to the experience and knowledge of the more than 2,000 physicians and scientists of Mayo Clinic. You will find basic information on ovarian cancer here.

MedlinePlus: Ovarian Cancer - Developed by the National Library of Medicine, this consumer health site directs the user to selected online resources on many common diseases, conditions, and concerns.
Also in Spanish.

National Cancer Institute: Ovarian Cancer - This government site will provide you with information on treatment, clinical trials and research.

National Ovarian Cancer Coalition - The mission of the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition is to raise awareness about ovarian cancer and to promote education about this disease. You'll find a wealth of information at this site including a medical profiler and breaking news reports.

OncoLink: Ovarian Cancer - OncoLink was founded in 1994 by Penn cancer specialists with a mission to help cancer patients, families, health care professionals and the general public get accurate cancer-related information at no charge. Find out about risk and prevention, screening, and treatment options at this site.

Ovarian Cancer National Alliance - Leaders from seven ovarian cancer groups joined forces to form the Ovarian Cancer National Alliance. To enter this site, you will need to choose from newly diagnoses, survivors or general interest.

The Ovarian Cancer Research Fund - The Ovarian Cancer Research Fund (OCRF) is a not-for-profit organization devoted to the formulation of early diagnostic treatment programs and research towards the ultimate conquest of ovarian cancer. Learn about ovarian cancer and read survivor stories here.

Women's Cancer Network - This is an interactive Web site dedicated to informing women around the world about gynecologic cancer.


Interactive Tutorials / Videos

MedlinePlus Interactive Tutorial: Ovarian Cancer - This interactive video is from the Patient Education Institute. Using animated graphics, each tutorial explains the subject in easy-to-read language. You can also listen to the tutorial. Note: These tutorials require a special Flash plug-in, version 4 or above. If you do not have Flash, you will be prompted to obtain a free download of the software before you start the tutorial.

Ovarian cancer symptoms - Macmillan Cancer Support - This video gives a general overview of the symptoms of Ovarian cancer.

Ovarian cancer quiz - Test your knowledge of Ovarian cancer with this short quiz.

Ovarian cancer risk assesment - This quiz will let you give you a general idea of your risk for Ovarian cancer.

November 2013