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Ovarian cancer

If you, or someone you know has ovarian cancer, and you are looking for information about care or treatment, the links below will take you to reliable and evidence-based services and resources.

What to expect

The ovarian cancer pathway is a guide developed by the Victorian Government and Cancer Council Victoria, to help you know what to expect at every step after a diagnosis of ovarian cancer.

Diagnosis information

The links below will take you to information about ovarian cancer and the most recent approaches to treatment. It is important to remember that your doctor will prescribe the best treatment for you as an individual, or the person you care for.

Therefore, the treatment you receive, may be different to that described in some of the links below.

If you have any questions about your treatment, ask your treating team. They will be happy to help explain everything to you.

The Cancer Council Victoria provide an overview of ovarian cancer, types of ovarian cancer and how it is commonly treated.

Cancer Australia provide information about ovarian cancer risks, diagnosis and treatment.

Ovarian Cancer Australia provides information to explain ovarian cancer.

NeuroEndocrine Cancer Australia provide an overview of ovarian neuroendocrine tumour, types, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment

The Ovarian cancer Common Path provides people with an opportunity to learn from others who have already experienced a cancer diagnosis.

Support information and services

Many people say that being diagnosed with ovarian cancer can be stressful and frightening. Knowing how to access services that can support you, if you need them, is important. The links below will take you to a range of sites that provide information to support people affected by ovarian cancer.

Ovarian Cancer Australia offers a helpline for people to speak to one of their Support Program Coordinators who can assess their situation and suggest which programs and/or services might be suitable to your needs.

Counterpart connects, supports and informs women living with ovarian cancer to live well.

NeuroEndocrine Cancer Australia provide support to people affected by ovarian neuroendocrine tumours.