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Understanding Ovarian Cancer (National)

Provides patients, friends and family with information about ovarian cancer; answers common questions, and discusses diagnosis, treatment choices, side effects, e.g. menopause and lymphoedema and support services.

Cancer type: Ovarian Cancer
Written for: Women
Focusing on: Check ups, Disease stages, Managing symptoms and side effects, Recovery, Sexuality issues, Treatment options
Targeting: Partners, family and friends of people with cancer, People with Cancer

Year the publication was first published or reviewed:2016

Last updated on this website:
19-07-2016

By: Cancer Council NSW
 

Ovarian cancer signs (audio)

This resource aims to raise awareness about ovarian cancer; what it is and what the signs of ovarian cancer are. It highlights some of the symptoms that women may experience. It recommends visiting your local general practitioner as symptoms do not always mean a diagnosis of ovarian cancer.

Cancer type: Ovarian Cancer
Written for: Women
Focusing on: Strategies to reduce cancer risk
Targeting: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander groups, General Public

Year the publication was first published or reviewed:2013

Last updated on this website:
04-08-2015

By: Aboriginal Health&Medical Research Council
 

Early detection of ovarian cancer (fact sheet)

Fact sheet on the early detection of ovarian cancer. Information on screening, diagnosis, blood test CA125, family history, surveillance and monitoring, and symptoms.

Cancer type: Ovarian Cancer
Written for: Women
Focusing on: Disease stages
Targeting: General Public, Organisations, staff /or health professionals, Partners, family and friends of people with cancer, People with Cancer

Year the publication was first published or reviewed:2015

Last updated on this website:
23-07-2015

By: Cancer Council Australia
 

After a diagnosis of ovarian cancer (fact sheet)

Fact sheet about after a diagnosis of ovarian cancer. Includes information on treatment and looking after your physical and emotional wellness.

Cancer type: Ovarian Cancer
Written for: Women
Focusing on: Disease stages, Treatment options
Targeting: General Public, Organisations, staff /or health professionals, Partners, family and friends of people with cancer, People with Cancer

Year the publication was first published or reviewed:2014

Last updated on this website:
23-07-2015

By: Cancer Council Australia
 

Understanding genetic testing for breast cancer (VIC)(fact sheet)

Genetic testing is offered to families at high risk of breast and/or ovarian cancer. These families have a family history of cancer that may be due to an inherited gene change. This type of genetic testing begins with taking a blood sample from the family member who has had cancer, as they are the most likely person in the family to carry a gene change if it is present.

Cancer type: Ovarian Cancer
Written for: Women
Focusing on: Check ups, Communicating with GPs, Communicating with health and medical staff
Targeting: Partners, family and friends of people with cancer, People with Cancer

Year the publication was first published or reviewed:2011

Last updated on this website:
09-07-2015

By: Cancer Council VIC
 

Managing your ovarian cancer risk: Prevention strategies (VIC) (fact sheet)

If you have been told by your doctor that you are at high risk of ovarian cancer, you are probably wondering if there’s anything you can do to reduce your risk. This information sheet tells you about prevention strategies that may reduce your risk.

Cancer type: Ovarian Cancer
Written for: Women
Focusing on: Check ups, Communicating with GPs, Communicating with health and medical staff
Targeting: General Public

Year the publication was first published or reviewed:2011

Last updated on this website:
09-07-2015

By: Cancer Council VIC
 

Managing your ovarian cancer risk: Lifestyle factors (VIC) (fact sheet)

If you have been told by your doctor that you are at high risk of ovarian cancer, you are probably wondering if there is anything you can do to reduce your risk.This information sheet tells you about lifestyle factors that may affect your risk.

Cancer type: Ovarian Cancer
Written for: Women
Focusing on: Check ups, Communicating with GPs, Communicating with health and medical staff, Food and eating, Sexuality issues, Strategies to reduce cancer risk
Targeting: General Public

Year the publication was first published or reviewed:2011

Last updated on this website:
09-07-2015

By: Cancer Council VIC
 

Ovarian cancer - what do you know? (online quiz) (video)

This interactive quiz was launched to mark Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month in February. It tests people's knowledge about ovarian cancer and provides vital information about the myths, risk factors and symptoms of the disease.

Cancer type: Ovarian Cancer
Written for: Men, Women
Focusing on: Check ups, Strategies to reduce cancer risk
Targeting: General Public

Year the publication was first published or reviewed:2013

Last updated on this website:
11-06-2015

By: Cancer Australia
 

Ovarian Cancer - the facts (English, Arabic, Chinese, Greek, Italian, Vietnamese) (fact sheet)

This fact sheet provides information on ovarian cancer, including risk factors and symptoms, produced in English, Arabic, Chinese, Greek, Italian, Vietnamese.

Cancer type: Ovarian Cancer
Written for: Women
Focusing on: Managing symptoms and side effects, Strategies to reduce cancer risk
Targeting: Partners, family and friends of people with cancer, People with Cancer

Year the publication was first published or reviewed:2006

Last updated on this website:
11-06-2015

By: Cancer Australia
 

Do you know the symptoms of ovarian cancer? (postcard )

This is a postcard reminding people of risks of ovarian cancer.

Cancer type: Ovarian Cancer
Written for: Children 0-12 years, Men, Women, Youth / Adolescents 13-18 years
Focusing on: Strategies to reduce cancer risk
Targeting: General Public

Year the publication was first published or reviewed:2014

Last updated on this website:
14-05-2015

By: Cancer Australia
 

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