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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. 

About advanced cancer

Find out about advanced ovarian cancer and how it might affect you.

Treating advanced ovarian cancer

Find out about the different treatments you might have for advanced ovarian cancer.

Coping with advanced ovarian cancer

Get support to cope with emotional, practical and physical issues when you have advanced ovarian cancer.

Support at home for you and your family

You might need some care and support at home due to cancer or its treatment. A lot of practical and emotional support is available to you.

Research and clinical trials

Research trials aim to find out if new treatments are safe and better than those currently available for ovarian cancer.

Resources and organisations

Find out about organisations, support groups, books, videos and other resources to help you cope with ovarian cancer and its treatment. 

Last reviewed: 
27 Apr 2016

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