Overview & Facts
The American Cancer Society predicts 20,180 new cases of ovarian cancer in
the U.S. in 2006. Learn about ovarian cancer’s causes, risk factors, and
What Is Ovarian Cancer?
Ovarian cancer starts in the ovaries and can spread to other parts of the
body. Read a short overview of ovarian cancer.
Find out how ovarian cancer starts and develops.
Ovarian cancer is cancer of the ovaries, part of women’s reproductive
Scientists are hunting for the exact cause of ovarian cancer -- read what
they know so far.
Are You at Risk?
Certain factors may make ovarian cancer more likely. Learn about ovarian
cancer risk factors.
Doctors haven't found a way to prevent ovarian cancer. But they have found
that certain factors make ovarian cancer less likely.