Understanding Ovarian Cancer

Understanding Ovarian Cancer

Living With Ovarian Cancer


When you or someone you love is diagnosed with ovarian cancer, initial feelings of shock, confusion, sadness, and even anger can arise. While it is completely normal to experience these feelings, having access to information, resources, and support can make it easier to cope. It’s important to take the time to:

Understand what ovarian cancer is and how it affects the body
Learn the specifics of your or your loved one’s diagnosis
Ask a doctor about treatment options and work together to set treatment goals
Keep medical and financial records up to date and organized
Turn to family, friends, and advocacy groups for support and resources

 

Female reproductive system ‐ About Ovarian Cancer

About Ovarian Cancer

When living with or caring for a woman who has ovarian cancer, many questions about the condition may arise. Educating yourself on the basics of ovarian cancer can help prepare you for what's next.

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Treatment for Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian Cancer Treatment

There are several treatment options available for women living with ovarian cancer and their doctors to consider.

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Recurrence of Ovarian Cancer and Maintenance Treatment

Recurrence & Maintenance

Once a woman living with recurrent ovarian cancer has a positive response to treatment, there are several treatment approaches that her doctor may take.

LEARN ABOUT MAINTENANCE AND RECURRENCE

Ovarian Cancer Glossary for Medical Terms

Ovarian Cancer Glossary

Browse the ovarian cancer glossary to learn the meanings of key terms used on OurWayForward.com

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