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Additional Patient Information on Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation Background of and information on ovarian cancer 

Ovarian Cancer Symptoms Consensus Statement An accurate description of the symptoms of early ovarian cancer.

JAMA: Patient Page on Ovarian Cancer

Foundation For Women's Cancer

National Cancer Institute: Ovarian Cancer The NCI site also features a good description of what cancer is and how it develops. It also provides a fact sheet on BRCA1 mutations and cancer risk (in English and Spanish)

Clinical Trials available to patients with ovarian cancer (select type)

The Merck Manual on Ovarian Cancer (a short summary)

A Guide to Coping with Gynecologic Cancer (a site that addresses many of the questions that you might have, but were afraid to ask)

People Living with Cancer An ASCO Website

The Familial Ovarian Cancer Registry Toll free number: 1-800-OVARIAN (1-800-682-7426)

Cancer Support Community CSC Helpline: 1-888-793-9355

National Ovarian Cancer Coalition Toll free number: 1-888-682-7426 (1-888-OVARIAN)

Office of Women's Health Toll free number: 1-800-994-9662 (1-800-994-WOMAN)

Ovarian Cancer National Alliance Telephone number: 888-OVARIAN (888-682-7426)

Three very useful information sites on ovarian cancer from the United Kingdom:

CancerHelp UK Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian Cancer Action (offers accurate information and a European perspective on ovarian cancer treatment)

Macmillian Cancer Support