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This section is about cancer of the ovary, which is also called ovarian cancer. It includes information about how it is diagnosed, treatments you might have, possible side effects and how to get further support.
This information is about epithelial ovarian cancers. We have separate information on non-epithelial ovarian cancers, such as germ cell tumours| (ovarian teratomas) and sarcomas|.
In this video Sadaf Ghaem-Maghami, Consultant Gynaceological Oncologist, provides a general overview of ovarian cancer symptoms.
The information in this video was correct as of 1 August 2013.
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OPERA is our Online Personal Education and Risk Assessment tool, which might help if you are worried about your risk of ovarian or breast cancer.
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