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A woman talks to her doctor about ovarian cancer

Ovarian cancer affects nearly one out of every 75 women. It usually does not develop until later in life, and most women who develop it have already reached menopause. However, women of all ages should know what the condition is, what the most common symptoms are and when to see a doctor.

Additionally, women who have been diagnosed with ovarian cancer are encouraged to learn more about their treatment and supportive care options. It’s normal to feel confused by the abundance of information, but it can be beneficial – both physically and emotionally – to be actively engaged in the treatment process.

Frequently asked questions about ovarian cancer

Whether you’ve just been diagnosed with ovarian cancer, are concerned about your personal cancer risk level or are looking to support a loved one through the treatment process, the following FAQs can help:

Consult with an oncologist at Moffitt Cancer Center

If you have additional questions about ovarian cancer, you’re encouraged to consult with an experienced oncologist at Moffitt Cancer Center. The surgeons, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists and supportive care providers in our Gynecologic Oncology Program exclusively treat cancers of the female reproductive system and are available to answer any questions you might have.

To request an appointment, call 1-888-663-3488 or submit a new patient registration form online.