Treating cancer of the ovary, fallopian tube and peritoneum

Find out about different treatments for ovarian cancer, and get help with treatment decisions you might need to make.

  • Making treatment decisions about cancer of the ovary, fallopian tube and peritoneum

    Your doctors may tell you there are different options for your treatment. Having the right information will help you make the right decision for you.

  • Surgery explained

    Surgery involves removing all or part of the cancer with an operation. It is an important treatment for many cancers.

  • Chemotherapy

    Chemotherapy uses drugs to treat many different types of cancer. It is most commonly given as an injection into a vein or as tablets or capsules.

  • Radiotherapy for ovarian cancer

    Radiotherapy is the use of high-energy rays, usually x-rays and similar rays (such as electrons) to treat cancer.

  • Targeted (biological) therapies

    Targeted (biological) therapies interfere with the way cells grow and divide.

  • Clinical trials

    Many people are offered a trial as part of treatment. Find out more to help you decide if a trial is right for you.

  • Life after cancer treatment

    You might be thinking about how to get back to normal following treatment. Find advice, information and support about coping with and after cancer.