Symptoms

Do you know the symptoms of ovarian cancer?

  • Abdominal or pelvic pain.
  • Increased abdominal size or persistent abdominal bloating.
  • Needing to urinate often or urgently.
  • Difficulty eating or feeling full quickly.
See more information and download our symptom diary

Resilience

If you have recently been diagnosed with ovarian cancer, why not order a copy of Resilience – a free guide and personal record for women diagnosed with ovarian cancer.

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Announcements

Georgina Lewis becomes an OCA ambassador!

Ovarian Cancer Australia is proud to announce presenter Georgina Lewis as our newest ambassador! Georgina Lewis has been part of the TEN...
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Professor Ian Jacobs’ research into screening and mortality

In May, a study led by Professor Ian Jacobs revealed a sophisticated screening strategy which could identify cases of ovarian cancer, including the...
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Show your drive for Ovarian Cancer Australia!

Want to show your support for Ovarian Cancer Australia in a different way to usual? Personalised Plates Queensland is proudly supporting OCA through...
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Events

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month 2016

February 2016
Each year in February, we hold Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month to raise awareness of ovarian cancer and to recognise women, their families and friends affected by ovarian cancer. Here is how you...
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Living Well after Gynaecological Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment

18/02/2016
Date: Thursday, 18/02/2016 Time: 10:00AM – 12:00PM Location: Mercy Hospital for Women To mark Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, Ovarian Cancer Australia, BreaCan and Mercy Hospital for Women are...
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Ovarian Cancer Community Forum

February 2016
Ovarian Cancer Australia and the Centre for Community-Driven Research (CCDR) are working together to ensure that women with ovarian cancer have their voice heard. In the first half of February...
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Ovarian cancer in the news

Sun, Feb 07, 2016
As legal practice rapidly evolves, the newly elected president of the NSW Law Society urged lawyers not to “sit back and deal with change on the Read more
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Sun, Feb 07, 2016
IT’S now Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, and a new national awareness campaign will be launched urging Australians to recognise the signs and symptoms of ovarian cancer, know their family history, and to raise funds by hosting an afternoon “teal” – teal being ovarian cancer’s international Read more
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Fri, Feb 05, 2016
Jennifer Brown, an English teacher at Dwyer High School, was diagnosed with ovarian cancer Aug. 19. She learned this week that there are no more signs of cancer in her body. (Allen Eyestone / The Palm Beach Post) Jen Brown, the... Read more
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