Ovarian Cancer

Genetic Testing for Breast and Ovarian Cancer: Questions for the Doctor

If you have a family history of breast or ovarian cancer, use this list of questions to ask your doctor about genetic testing.

Review Date: Thursday, December 18, 2014

National Health Information Center - NHIC
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Talk with a Doctor if Breast or Ovarian Cancer Runs in Your Family

If family members have had breast or ovarian cancer, you can take steps to reduce your risk. Genetic counseling and testing can help you make the best decisions about your health.

Review Date: Thursday, March 03, 2016

National Health Information Center - NHIC
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Frequently Asked Questions About Ovarian Cancer

This fact sheet is your guide to frequently asked questions about ovarian cancer, including questions related to prevention, risk and hereditary factors impacting the disease.

Review Date: Monday, May 11, 2015

Ovarian Cancer National Alliance

Am I At Risk for Ovarian Cancer?

Find out the risk factors for ovarian cancer or take a 1-minute quiz to find out your personal risk.

Review Date: Wednesday, September 07, 2011

National Ovarian Cancer Coalition, Inc.

BRCA1 and BRCA2: Cancer Risk and Genetic Testing

This fact sheet describes the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes and related link to hereditary breast and ovarian cancer. Learn what to do if a person tests positive for one of these alterations, and the consequences of genetic testing.

Review Date: Wednesday, November 25, 2015

NIH National Cancer Institute

Cancer Treatment Decision Tools

Make an informed decision about your cancer treatment. Use this tool for a detailed analysis of your specific condition, statistical breakdown of treatment types, and pinpoint the exact topics you should discuss with your doctor.

Review Date: Monday, February 11, 2013

American Cancer Society

Find a Gynecologic Oncologist

If you have been diagnosed with a gynecological cancer, such as cervical, endometrial, uterine or ovarian cancer, use this search tool to locate a gynecologic oncologist in your area.

Review Date: Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Foundation for Women's Cancer

Find a Local Chapter: National Ovarian Cancer Coalition (NOCC)

NOCC volunteers network with patients, family members, and caregivers to provide support and encouragement about ovarian cancer.

Review Date: Thursday, September 08, 2011

National Ovarian Cancer Coalition, Inc.

Force Community Support Groups

Find a state listing of FORCE outreach networks that offer peer support and resources to people affected by hereditary breast and ovarian cancer.

Review Date: Tuesday, December 23, 2014

FORCE: Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered

Ovarian Cancer - (PDF)

Learn to recognize the signs and symptoms of ovarian cancer. If you experience what is not normal for you, see a doctor right away.

Review Date: Thursday, March 21, 2013

Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Ovarian Cancer: Newly Diagnosed Patient Kit

The National Ovarian Cancer Coalition (NOCC) offers this free kit to help support you and your family throughout the course of your disease.

Review Date: Thursday, March 21, 2013

National Ovarian Cancer Coalition, Inc.

Ovarian, Fallopian Tube, and Primary Peritoneal Cancer Prevention

Avoiding risk factors and increasing protective factors may help prevent ovarian cancer. Visit this webpage to find out about diet, lifestyle, and other factors that may increase or decrease your risk.

Review Date: Tuesday, December 01, 2015

NIH National Cancer Institute

Your Disease Risk: Ovarian Cancer

To estimate your risk of ovarian cancer and learn about ways to lower that risk, take a few minutes to answer some questions about your health, background, and lifestyle

Review Date: Friday, October 31, 2014

Educational Institution — Click the resource link above to learn more

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