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Ovarian Cancer

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Ovarian cancer accounts for about 3% of cancers among women, but it causes more deaths than any other cancer of the female reproductive system.


Learn About Ovarian Cancer

Whether you’re worried about developing ovarian cancer, making decisions about treatment, or trying to stay well after treatment, we can help. Find detailed information in our Detailed Guide, or get a shorter, simpler version in If You Have Ovarian Cancer.

Ovarian Cancer Treatment and Support

If you are facing ovarian cancer, we can help you learn about your treatment options and possible side effects, and point you to information and services to help you get through treatment and live well afterward.

Explore Research

The American Cancer Society is committed to relentlessly pursuing the answers that will save lives from ovarian cancer. In fact, the Society has been a part of nearly every major cancer research breakthrough in recent history. 

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Stories of Hope

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Read inspiring stories of people living with ovarian cancer.

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Online Support Communities

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Facing ovarian cancer?  Connect with others and get support through our online communities, Cancer Survivors Network and MyLifeLine.org.

Ovarian Cancer in the News

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Read about the latest developments in ovarian cancer.

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