Many types of ovarian cancer have high recurrence rates and poor long-term survival. It is the fifth leading cause of cancer death in New Zealand women. Prompt investigation of symptoms is important to ensure ovarian cancer is diagnosed and treated as early as possible.
Accurate and up-to-date information on ovarian cancer including risk factors, signs and symptoms, diagnosis and treatment can be found on the Te Aho o Te Kahu, Cancer Control Agency website.
Information on ovarian cancer symptoms, support for those diagnosed with ovarian cancer and resources for health professionals.
Talk Peach Gynaecological Awareness
Education on the symptoms and support for those who have been diagnosed with a gynaecological cancer.