Ovarian Cancer - Patient Resources

Education Materials:

  • Ovarian Cancer – Mayo Clinic: The Mayo Clinic provides information about the symptoms, risk factor, diagnosis and treatment of ovarian cancer.

Websites of Interest:

  • Michigan Ovarian Cancer Alliance: Michigan's only statewide patient advocacy organization serving survivors and their families by providing information, resources and support services, including support groups, as well as advocating for increased research and access to care
  • SHARE: This organization offers helpline providing support for women with breast and ovarian cancer.  Helplines are available in English and Spanish

Books:

  • Dizon, Don S. One Hundred Questions and Answers about Ovarian Cancer (2nd Ed.) (Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett Publishers, 2006.)
  • Hartmann, LC and Loprinzi, CL, Mayo Clinic Guide to Woman's Cancers (Breast and Gynecologic Cancers Prevention, Treatment & Coping), 2008
  • Krychman, Michael L. 100 Questions and Answers for Women Living with Cancer: A Practical Guide for Survivorship. (Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett Publishers, 2007.)
  • Salani, Ritu et al. Johns Hopkins Patients' Guide to Ovarian Cancer. (Boston: Jones and Bartlett Publishers, 2009.)
  • Smith, J. Richard and Giuseppe Del Priore. Women's Cancers: Pathways to Healing: A Patient's Guide to Dealing with Ovarian and Breast Cancer, 2008.

More information is available on these MCC pages: