Ovarian Cancer

Basic Information
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Learn how to lower your risk and about the symptoms, risk factors, and treatment for ovarian cancer.

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Ovarian cancer causes more deaths each year than any other gynecologic cancer in the U.S. The Data Visualizations Tool provides detailed statistics.

Inside Knowledge
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CDC’s Inside Knowledge campaign raises awareness of the five main types of gynecologic cancer: cervical, ovarian, uterine, vaginal, and vulvar.

Knowledge Is Power: Ovarian Cancer

This short animated video informs women that ovarian cancer has warning signs; know the symptoms, listen to your body, and see a doctor if you notice anything unusual.

Featured Resources
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“If you have troubling symptoms, don’t dismiss them,” says Debbie.

Ovarian Cancer

Share videos, a podcast, public service announcements, posters, and graphics.

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How much do you know about gynecologic cancers? Take this quick quiz!

CDC works with partners to reduce the burden of gynecologic cancer in the United States. Learn what CDC is doing.

Page last reviewed: August 19, 2019