Gynecological Cancers

Gynecologic cancer is cancer originating in the female reproductive organs. It includes cancer of the cervix, fallopian tubes, ovaries, uterus, vagina and vulva. The following websites below will provide resources for anyone seeking information on Gynecological Cancer.

Conversations: 210.401.1604, www.ovarian-news.org
Conversations is an international newsletter for those fighting ovarian cancer. New cancer web links are updated on this website almost every month for patients, family, and friends.

Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered: 1.866.288.RISK (7475), www.facingourrisk.org
This website provides women with resources to determine whether they are at high risk for breast and ovarian cancer due to genetic predisposition, family history, or other factors, provides information about options for managing and living with these risk factors, provides support for patients and families with these risk factors, to raise breast cancer awareness, and much more!

National Ovarian Cancer Coalition: 1.888.OVARIAN (682.7426), www.ovarian.org
The mission of the NOCC is to raise awareness and increase education about ovarian cancer. This website provides medical information, current news and events, and other resources on ovarian cancer.

Ovarian Cancer National Alliance: 1.866.399.6262, www.ovariancancer.org
The Ovarian Cancer National Alliance leads the national initiative to significantly reduce the number of deaths from ovarian cancer and ultimately conquer the disease. This website provides information, treatment, and other resources related to ovarian cancer. Also, you may find resources on clinical trials in your area.

Self Help for Women with Breast of Ovarian Cancer: 1.866.891.2392, www.sharecancersupport.org
SHARE provides a supportive network and community of women affected by breast or ovarian cancer. SHARE brings women with cancer and their families and friends together with others who have experienced breast or ovarian cancer, to provide participants with the opportunity to receive and exchange information, support, strength and hope.

The Gynecological Cancer Foundation: 1.800.444.4441, www.thegcf.org
The Gynecological Cancer Foundation promotes public awareness about the prevention, early detection, and treatment of gynecologic cancers. This website offers educational courses and workshops, online resources to grants and funding for research, and other tools to keep you informed on Gynecological Cancer.

Women’s Cancer Network: 312.578.1439, www.wcn.org
This website provides information on the leading types of cancer including gynecologic cancers, ovarian cancer, endometrial cancer and cervical cancer. Here you can read about ovarian cancer survivor stories and gather additional information on cancer statistics, graphs and charts as well as clinical trials for cancer and new cancer treating drugs.