Ovarian Cancer Australia produces a wide range of resources specific to the needs of women at various stages of their ovarian cancer diagnosis. These resources can be found here.

In addition, OCA works with in collaboration with a number of other government and community based organisations to ensure maximum reach and accessibility to the information women need at the time they need it. Below is a detailed catalogue of links to other organisations who also have information on ovarian cancer and a list of recommended books that may be of interest to you.

Links to a range of organisations providing information and support on ovarian cancer include:

Support for carers, family and friends

Work After Cancer 

Click here to view the Work After Cancer website – a resource to support work during and after cancer diagnosis.

Palliative care

Books focusing primarily on personal experiences of ovarian cancer include:

Arrest the Silent Killer: Surviving Ovarian Cancer, a guide and memoir
Author: Marion Seferth
Published: 2004
Publisher: Sid Harta

Cancer: The Healthy Option
Author: Terry Moule
Published: 2000
Publisher: Kyle Cathie Limited

Gilda’s Disease: Sharing Personal Experiences and a Medical Perspective on Ovarian Cancer
Author: Steven Piver
Published: 1996
Publisher: Prometheus Book

It’s Always Something
Author: Gilda Radner
Published: 1989
Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Living Simply with Cancer
Author: Ross Taylor forward by Olivia Newton John
Published: 1998
Publisher: Wesprint

No Time to Die: Living with Ovarian Cancer
Author: Liz Tilberis
Published: 1998
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company

Ovarian Cancer
Author: Stephen C. Rubin, Gregory P. Sutton
Published: 2001
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

The Gynaecological Cancer Guide – Sex, Sanity & Survival
Author: Margaret Heffernan and Professor Michael Quinn
Published: 2004

Surgery for Ovarian Cancer
Author: Robert E. Bristow
Published: 2003
Publisher: Parthenon

Motherless Daughters: The Legacy of Loss
Author: Hope Edelman
Published: 1994
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton