Together, we can make ovarian cancer a survivable disease.

Every year, 295,000 women around the world are diagnosed with ovarian cancer and only half will survive beyond five years. You can help change this. March is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, join our Walk in Her Name Step Challenge and take 295,000 steps to fund life-saving research. 

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    This simple tool will assess your risk of having inherited a genetic mutation that could increase your risk of developing certain cancers. It's suitable for both men and women

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Ovarian cancer symptoms

Ovarian cancer has four main symptoms. You can use our diary to keep a record of the symptoms you are experiencing to take with you. This will help your GP make a speedier diagnosis.

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Patient Hub

The Patient Hub provides information and advice that will help guide you from your diagnosis, through to treatment and beyond. It features information about how ovarian cancer is treated, advice for younger women, where to go for more support and advice, and more.

Hereditary Hub

Our genes are the instructions that spell out how to make proteins, which are the building blocks of our body. They are an instruction manual that defines how our bodies work.

Genetic mutations can increase your risk of developing certain cancers.

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