Symptoms of ovarian cancer

Find out about possible symptoms of ovarian cancer and when to see your doctor.

Types of ovarian cancer

Find out about different types of ovarian cancer. Also includes information about primary peritoneal cancer, fallopian tube cancer and borderline ovarian tumours.

Stages and grades

Read about the different stages and grades of ovarian cancer. It helps your doctor decide which treatment you need.

Risks and causes

Read about the factors that can increase or reduce your risk of ovarian cancer.

Survival

Find out about survival for ovarian cancer.

Getting diagnosed

Find out about the tests that you have as well as how to get the most out of seeing your GP, when you should see a specialist and screening.

Treatment

Your treatment depends on where your cancer is, how big it is, whether it has spread anywhere else in your body, and your general health.

Research and clinical trials

Find out about the latest UK research, clinical trials and how you can take part.

Living with ovarian cancer

Getting practical and emotional support can help you cope with a diagnosis of cancer, life during treatment and life after cancer.

Advanced cancer

Advanced cancer means the cancer has spread outside the ovary. It may have spread within the pelvis or abdomen, or further away to other parts of the body such as the lungs.

Information and help