Ovarian Cancer

American Cancer Society: Learn About Ovarian Cancer - The American Cancer Society is the nationwide community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem.

Bright Pink - This nonprofit organization is dedicated to prevention and early detection of breast and ovarian cancer in young women between the ages of 18 and 45.

Cancer.Net: Ovarian Cancer - This is the patient information website of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). It is designed to help patients and families make informed health-care decisions.
Also in Spanish.

CDC: Ovarian Cancer - This government site provides an overview of ovarian cancer.

Foundation for Women's Cancer - Founded by the Society of Gynecologic Oncology in 1991, the Foundation for Women’s Cancer is a nonprofit organization that also provides funding for gynecologic cancer research and training, as well as educational programs and resources.

Gynecologic Cancer Foundation - This organization develops and presents educational programs for women who have or are at risk of developing a gynecologic cancer. Click on publications to view a number of informative brochures. You will require an Adobe Acrobat Reader for viewing.

HealthyNJ: Ovarian Cancer - Here you will find links to breast cancer information as well as links to sites in New Jersey.

Macmillan Cancer Support: Ovarian Cancer - This UK based organization helps with all the things that people affected by cancer want and need. Here you will find information on symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.

MayoClinic: Ovarian Cancer - This site provides access to the experience and knowledge of the more than 2,000 physicians and scientists of Mayo Clinic. You will find basic information on ovarian cancer here.

MedlinePlus: Ovarian Cancer - Developed by the National Library of Medicine, this consumer health site directs the user to selected online resources on many common diseases, conditions, and concerns.
Also in Spanish.

National Cancer Institute: Ovarian Cancer - This government site will provide you with information on treatment, clinical trials and research.
Also in Spanish.

National Ovarian Cancer Coalition - The mission of the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition is to raise awareness about ovarian cancer and to promote education about this disease. You'll find a wealth of information at this site including a medical profiler and breaking news reports.

OncoLink: Ovarian Cancer - OncoLink was founded in 1994 by Penn cancer specialists with a mission to help cancer patients, families, health care professionals and the general public get accurate cancer-related information at no charge. Find out about risk and prevention, screening, and treatment options at this site.
Also in Spanish.

Ovarian Cancer National Alliance - Leaders from seven ovarian cancer groups joined forces to form the Ovarian Cancer National Alliance. To enter this site, you will need to choose from newly diagnoses, survivors or general interest.

The Ovarian Cancer Research Fund - The Ovarian Cancer Research Fund (OCRF) is a not-for-profit organization devoted to the formulation of early diagnostic treatment programs and research towards the ultimate conquest of ovarian cancer. Learn about ovarian cancer and read survivor stories here.


Interactive Tutorials / Videos

Assess Your Risk - Use this interactive tool from Bright Pink to determine your personal risk level of breast and ovarian cancers.

Ovarian Cancer Symptoms - Macmillan Cancer Support - This video gives a general overview of the symptoms of ovarian cancer.

Ovarian Cancer Risk Assessment - This quiz will let you give you a general idea of your risk for ovarian cancer.

Siteman Cancer Center: Your Disease Risk - This interactive tool estimates your risk of cancer and provides personalized tips for prevention. Simply choose ovarian cancer from the menu and answer some questions to find out your risk.
 

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