This page contains links to the latest information regarding ovarian cancer. My goal is to help women find information and support covering all phases of dealing with ovarian cancer, including prevention, symptoms, detection, and treatment.
The Whisperings of Ovarian Cancer - (Laura) Find out about the early symptoms of ovarian cancer. Early detection is tricky, but getting the word out can start savings lives now!
Ovarian Cancer from About's Cancer GuideErin Keogh brings you links to information about Ovarian Cancer. There's also lots of great general cancer information all through her site.
Exam to Detect Ovarian Cancer
- What to expect from a pelvic exam. Note that a rectal exam is very important
when examining the ovaries during a pelvic examination.
Screening Procedures for Ovarian Cancer - Many experts feel that high-risk women should be screened regularly for ovarian cancer. This whole site is recommended for women who have a genetic risk of ovarian cancer.
Evaluating Ovarian Masses - This article by Frederick R. Jelovsek MD is pretty technical, but contains good information.
Conversations! Newsletter - Excellent Ovarian Cancer Newsletter you can subscribe to. Some of the articles are reprinted on this Web site. Don't miss the great 10 Tips Series for Coping by Jim Acee
Johns Hopkins Ovarian Cancer Web site - This welcoming site is the perfect first stop in your understanding of ovarian cancer. Be sure to catch the inspiring story of Sean Patrick, ovarian cancer survivor and co-developer of the site.
of Ovarian Cancer - The stages of ovarian cancer, according to the FIGO
(International Federation of Gynecologic Oncologists) system.
Ovarian Cancer Coalition - Patient
education and advocacy organization.
Ovarian Cancer National Alliance - The OCNA is an advocacy group seeking to heighten awareness about ovarian cancer, and educate consumers. The site includes information on recent research and relevant legislation.
NCI Ovarian Cancer Cancer Page - Excellent resources and a wealth of info.
Ovarian Cancers - types and lots of info - This is a long, comprehensive article from Gynecologic Oncology Associates. It includes treatment information and frank discussion of when to consider stopping treatment.
411Cancer.com Treatment Overview - This excellent site gives an overview, not only of treatment options for ovarian cancer, but of the research which informs those options. More technical than most consumer sites, but still readable and gives good explanations.
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