Symptoms

Every woman needs to know the symptoms of ovarian cancer. Make sure you do.

The four most common symptoms of ovarian cancer include:

  • Abdominal or pelvic pain.
  • Increased abdominal size or persistent abdominal bloating.
  • Needing to urinate often or urgently.
  • Difficulty eating or feeling full quickly.
See more information and download our symptom diary

Just diagnosed?

You can order a copy of Resilience – a free guide and personal record for women diagnosed with ovarian cancer.

“I was shocked and scared when I found out I had ovarian cancer. Everything in my life instantly changed, but this guide helped me put some order and structure back in my life” – Carmel

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If you are worried about symptoms or would like information about our support services, please call 1300 660 334 or email us.

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Announcements

A new survey for women with ovarian cancer

Ovarian Cancer Australia is conducting a short survey to better understand the importance of including wellbeing when assessing the value of ovarian...
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New ambassador: Tracy Collins!

Ovarian Cancer Australia would like to welcome Tracy Collins on board as a high profile ambassador! Tracy came into the public spotlight as a...
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Our new tele-support group

Ovarian Cancer Australia is starting a new telephone support group, for women all over Australia, commencing on November 17. Join in from the comfort...
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Events

Run for Teal Bateman’s Bay Launch Event

28 NOVEMBER
The inaugural Run for Teal will be launched on November 28th, at the Batemans Bay Soldiers Club. The launch is a fundraising dinner for Ovarian Cancer Australia, and will involve guest speakers,...
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Blair & Elisse’s Run For Ovarian Cancer Australia

30 NOVEMBER
Blair Barry-Jones and her friend, Elisse, are running a half marathon on the 30th of November for Ovarian Cancer Australia. Blair lost her mum earlier this year to ovarian cancer, and is keen on...
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Christmas Baking Book to Donate Half of Profits to OCA

25 DECEMBER
Lauren Mathieson and Lucy Mathieson, creators of the Create Bake Make and Bake Play Smile blogs have come together to produce a baking cook book for this Christmas. In the spirit of Christmas,...
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Ovarian cancer in the news

Tue, Nov 25, 2014
HOST an Afternoon Teal this February as part of Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. Read more
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Tue, Nov 25, 2014
A fun run is set to race along the Batemans Bay shores in October, next year with to raise awareness and funds for Ovarian Read more
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Thu, Nov 20, 2014
Treatment with 3TSR regresses tumors, improves effectiveness of chemotherapy Epithelial ovarian cancer is the most lethal cancer Read more
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