I have ovarian cancer
Finding information that is right for you
You have probably come to these pages as you or someone you know has been diagnosed with ovarian cancer. These pages are designed to help you access the information you need, from coping with a new diagnosis - when it can be hard to take in information and make decisions, discovering what choices you do have, to getting through treatments or dealing with recurring ovarian cancer, we hope you will find these pages positive and helpful.
There is plenty of information on:
- Living with ovarian cancer
- Our support courses and materials
- Ask the experts
- How to share your experience to help others
- Sources of support
All our information is information standard approved
last reviewed: January 2012
next review: January 2014
Materials include coming to terms with the news, finding out information at your own pace, and deciding what part you want to play in your treatment choices
Advice and tips include coping with side effects, making the best of good days, and not being too hard on yourself- taking things at the right pace for you.
This section has information on treatment options and clinical trials, and gives hope on how for some women the condition can be stabilised over long periods of time.
Find out more about the courses we run around the UK, and the materials we have, all available free of charge.
From support group meetings, talking with someone over the phone, to just watching/listening or reading about the experiences of other women like you there are a range of possibilities.
Find out how palliative care can be managed.
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