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What to ask your doctor about ovarian cancer

Women discussing ovarian cancer

Some questions you might ask your doctor

  • How will I know if I have ovarian cancer?
  • My mother had ovarian cancer. How does this affect my risk?  Are there any symptoms I should look out for?
  • Is there anything I can do to reduce my risk of ovarian cancer?
  • There is ovarian cancer running in my family.  Can you refer me to a family genetics clinic?
  • I would like to be screened. How can I go about this?
  • Is genetic testing available for women with ovarian cancer in their families?
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Updated: 31 March 2016