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Resilience Kit:

A support guide for women with an ovarian cancer diagnosis, developed in close partnership with a team of experts working in cancer care and – most importantly – with women who have experienced living with ovarian cancer.

The Kit is 230 pages of up-to-date, evidence based information on all aspects of living with ovarian cancer – and women with a diagnosis of ovarian cancer have identified the Resilience Kit as one of the most valuable support resources we provide.

We hope women with ovarian cancer and those close to them will read the Kit and feel comforted, supported and informed. You can read as little or as much as you like, read it once or revisit it again and again, share it with friends and family or keep it for yourself – it’s your journey, and your guide.

What’s included in the Resilience Kit

The Resilience Kit has five chapters dedicated to providing information to women with all stages of ovarian cancer.

  • Finding out
    Provides information on the impact of the diagnosis including information on genetic testing and fertility preservation.
  • Treatment
    Includes information on the varying aspects of treatment a woman with ovarian cancer may receive and tips on how to manage the side effects of treatment.
  • Staying well
    Offers tips and suggestions on how to live a “new normal” after completing treatment.
  • Support
    Where to find support on varying aspects of an ovarian cancer diagnosis, including support for family and friends.
  • If your cancer won’t go away
    A chapter dedicated to those women whose treatment may no longer be working. You may not want to, or need to, read this chapter.

How to Order Your Resilience Kit

For a free hard copy to be sent to you, order your Resilience Kit by clicking the button below, or by calling the Ovarian Cancer Australia Helpline on 1300 660 334.

Order hard copy

You can also download the free PDF copy of the Resilience Kit, accessible on most electronic devices, by filling out the form below.

Order your digital Resilience Kit