I need support for someone I know

Hearing that someone you know has ovarian cancer or is worried about ovarian cancer can be upsetting.

You may feel shocked, angry, scared, anxious and upset.

Support lines

Many cancer charities run telephone support lines that offer emotional support and advice where you can speak to someone anonymously over the phone.

  • Macmillan Cancer Care - 0808 808 00 00
  • Maggie’s Cancer Caring Centres -  0300 123 1801
  • Ovacome - 0845 371 0554

Speaking to someone who has been there

If you would like to talk to someone who has had or who has ovarian cancer call us on 0300 456 4700 and we can put you in touch.

Although everyone’s experiences are different, they might be able to offer you some personal, practical advice and give you a feel of what you might expect.

Do you want to read stories from women who have ovarian cancer? Read ‘your stories’ now.

Read our leaflets