Facebook Facebook Share
  1. The Ovarian Cancer Awareness Measure is a validated tool based on the wider Cancer Awareness Measure developed by Cancer Research UK, University College London, King’s College London and Oxford University.    
  2. National Cancer Registration and Analysis Service (2010) One, five and ten year cancer prevalence by Cancer Network, UK, 2006.
  3. National Cancer Registration and Analysis Service (2015) Gynaecological cancer profiles. Northern Ireland Cancer Registry (2016) Mortality statistics: 1993-2014. Information Services Division Scotland (2016) Cancer Statistics. Welsh Cancer Intelligence and Surveillance Unit (2016) Interactive cancer statistics tool.
  4. Coleman et al. (2011) Cancer survival in Australia, Canada, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, and the UK, 1995–2007 (the International Cancer Benchmarking Partnership): an analysis of population-based cancer registry data. The Lancet, 377(9760): 127-138.
  5. National Cancer Registration and Analysis Service (2015) Routes to diagnosis 2006-2013.
  6. Based on data from the Office for National Statistics, the Northern Ireland Cancer Registry, the Information Services Division Scotland and the Welsh Cancer Intelligence and Surveillance Unit.
  7. Cancer Research UK website.
  8. National Cancer Registration and Analysis Service (2016) Stage breakdown by CCG 2014.
  9. Jacobs, I (2015) Ovarian cancer screening and mortality in the UK Collaborative Trial of Ovarian Cancer Screening (UKCTOCS): a randomised controlled trial. The Lancet 387(10022):945-956.
  10. The National Cancer Research Institute (2015) NCRI cancer research database.
  11. National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (2011) Ovarian cancer: recognition and initial management of ovarian cancer. Clinical guidelines 122.
  12. Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (2013) Management of epithelial ovarian cancer: a national clinical guideline. Clinical guideline 135.
  13. National Cancer Registration and Analysis Service (2015) Routes to diagnosis 2006-2013.
  14. National Cancer Registration and Analysis Service (2016) Stage breakdown by CCG 2014.
  15. National Cancer Registration and Analysis Service and Office for National Statistics (2016) Cancer survival by stage at diagnosis for England (experimental statistics): adults diagnosed 2012, 2013 and 2014 and followed up to 2015.
  16. National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (2011) Ovarian cancer: recognition and initial management of ovarian cancer. Clinical guidelines 122.
  17. Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (2013) Management of epithelial ovarian cancer: a national clinical guideline. Clinical guideline 135.
  18. Quality Health (2015) National Cancer Patient Experience Survey 2015. Breakdown for ovarian cancer and fallopian tube cancer provided on request.
  19. Quality Health (2015) National Cancer Patient Experience Survey 2015: national results summary.
  20. National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (2011) Ovarian cancer: recognition and initial management of ovarian cancer. Clinical guidelines 122.
  21. Independent Cancer Taskforce (2015) Achieving world-class cancer outcomes: a strategy for England 2015-2020.
  22. The Scottish Government (2016) Beating cancer: ambition and action.
  23. Welsh Government (2012) Together for health – cancer delivery plan: a delivery plan up to 2016 for NHS Wales and its partners.
  24. Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (2011) Service framework for cancer prevention, treatment and care.
  25. Zhang, S. et al (2011) Frequencies of BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations among 1,342 unselected patients with invasive ovarian cancer. Gynecologic Oncology, 121(2):353–357.
  26. Target Ovarian Cancer (2016) Genetic testing and hereditary ovarian cancer: a guide for women with ovarian cancer and their families.
  27. NHS England (2015) Clinical Commissioning Policy: genetic testing for BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations.
  28. National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (2011) Ovarian cancer: recognition and initial management of ovarian cancer. Clinical guidelines 122.
  29. Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (2013) Management of epithelial ovarian cancer: a national clinical guideline. Clinical guideline 135.
  30. Du Bois, A, Rochon, J, Lamparter, C and Pfisterer, J (2005) Pattern of care and impact of participation in clinical studies on the outcome in ovarian cancer. International Journal of Gynaecological Cancer, 15:183-191.
  31. Quality Health (2015) National Cancer Patient Experience Survey 2015. Breakdown for ovarian cancer and fallopian tube cancer provided on request.
  32. Ibid
  33. Ibid