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Ovarian Cancer

American Cancer Society: Ovarian Cancer - The American Cancer Society is the nationwide community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem.
Also in Spanish.

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists: Ovarian Cancer - This is a fact sheet on ovarian cancer that will provide answers to frequently asked questions.

Bright Pink - This nonprofit organization is dedicated to prevention and early detection of breast and ovarian cancer in young women between the ages of 18 and 45.

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

Cancer Research UK: Ovarian Cancer - This is one of the first comprehensive cancer websites based in the UK.  They provide information for people affected by cancer that is accessible, comprehensive and easy to read.

CDC: Ovarian Cancer - This government site provides an overview of ovarian cancer.
Also in Spanish.

Foundation for Women's Cancer - Founded by the Society of Gynecologic Oncology in 1991, the Foundation for Women’s Cancer is a nonprofit organization that also provides funding for gynecologic cancer research and training, as well as educational programs and resources.

Genetics Home Reference: Ovarian Cancer - Genetics Home Reference provides consumer-friendly information about the effects of genetic variation on human health.

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.

Merck Manual Consumer Version: Ovarian Cancer - An overview on the diagnosis and treatment of esophageal cancer can be found at this site.

National Cancer Institute: Ovarian, Fallopian Tube, and Primary Peritoneal Cancer - This government site will provide you with information on treatment, clinical trials and research.
Also in Spanish.

National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN): Ovarian Cancer - NCCN resources aim to assist patients and their caregivers with overcoming the challenges related to cancer.  The goal of this book is to help you get the best cancer treatment. 

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.

The Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance - Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance (OCRA) is the oldest and largest ovarian cancer charity in the world.

T.E.A.L. - This organization provides ovarian cancer information and resources.

World Cancer Research Fund: Ovarian Cancer - Read the findings of how diet, nutrition and physical activity affect ovarian cancer risk. 

 

Interactive Tutorials / Videos

Assess Your Risk - Use this interactive tool from Bright Pink to determine your personal risk level of breast and ovarian cancers.

Health Library: Ovarian Cancer - This is a 3D animation video from Nucleus Medical Media.  Additional videos include:

Know What Your Doctors Know: Ovarian Cancer - This video is from the National Comprehensive Cancer Network.

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

Siteman Cancer Center: Your Disease Risk - This interactive tool estimates your risk of cancer and provides personalized tips for prevention. Simply choose ovarian cancer from the menu and answer some questions to find out your risk.
 

June 2020