In the UK 7,500 women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer every year. It is the 6th most common cancer amongst women.
What is ovarian cancer?
Cancer of the ovary is most common in post-menopausal women, although it can affect women of any age.
There are many types of ovarian cancer, with epithelial ovarian cancer being by far the most common form. Germ cell and stromal ovarian cancers are much less common.
In our tools section there is more information and links to organisations that can provide help and support for this cancer. If you have any concern always consult your healthcare professional.