Understanding cancer of the ovary, fallopian tube and peritoneum

Booklet
Published: 31 Jul 2018
Next review: 31 Jan 2021
Edition: 1

This booklet is about cancer that starts in the ovary, fallopian tube, or peritoneum. It is for anyone affected by these types of cancer. There is also information for carers, family and friends.

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Published: 31 Jul 2018
Next review: 31 Jan 2021
Edition: 1

This booklet is about cancer that starts in the ovary, fallopian tube, or peritoneum. It is for anyone affected by these types of cancer. There is also information for carers, family and friends.

About this booklet

This booklet is about cancer that starts in the ovary, fallopian tube, or peritoneum.

It is for anyone affected by these types of cancer. There is also information for carers, family members and friends.

The booklet explains how these cancers are diagnosed and treated. It gives information about coping during and after treatment.

Visit our online information about: 

 ovarian cancer

- fallopian tube cancer 

- primary peritoneal cancer.

How we can help

Macmillan Cancer Support Line
The Macmillan Support Line offers confidential support to people living with cancer and their loved ones. If you need to talk, we'll listen.
Financial guidance
Financial issues can cause worry when someone becomes ill. You may be able to claim benefits to help you in your situation. You may also be able to get financial assistance from other organisations.
Welfare rights advice and tools

There are lots of benefits that could help you after a cancer diagnosis, but the system can be confusing. Our Welfare Rights Advisors are here to help.