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Reproductive Health: Ovarian Cancer

Year 9 Science

Finding Resources in Accessit

 

Here are some books that you may find useful during your studies.  Search the Bennies catalogue Accessit for more, or browse the Non-fiction collection NFS.

Ovarian Cancer Statistics 2015

Jean Hailes- Ovarian Cancer

Cancer Council Australia- Ovarian Cancer

You Tube

You Tube

You Tube

Ovarian Cancer Australia

OCRF

             

Ovarian Cancer- Twitter Feed

Other useful links

Australian Government- Ovarian Cancer

Australian Ovarian Cancer Study Cancer of the ovary is both the most prevalent and lethal form of gynaecological carcinoma. In Australia it is the eighth most common cancer among the general population of women. At present there is no effective technique of routine population screening for ovarian cancer and ovarian tumours typically present at an advanced stage, where the survival rate is less than 20%. In comparison, the survival rate for early stage cancer is 90% or better. Early diagnosis however is difficult as symptoms are often vague and resemble other common medical conditions.