MAC17297_E02 cover image

Understanding cancer of the ovary, fallopian tube and peritoneum

Booklet
Published: 01 Sep 2021
Next review: 01 Sep 2024
Edition: 2
MAC17297_E02 cover image

This booklet is about cancer of the ovary, fallopian tube or peritoneum. It is for anyone who has been diagnosed with one of these cancers. There is also information for carers, family members and friends.

View online
Or download in
You can also order a physical copy of this booklet on be.macmillan.org.uk with ID: MAC17297
Published: 01 Sep 2021
Next review: 01 Sep 2024
Edition: 2

This booklet is about cancer of the ovary, fallopian tube or peritoneum. It is for anyone who has been diagnosed with one of these cancers. There is also information for carers, family members and friends.

About this booklet

This booklet is about cancer of the ovary, fallopian tube or peritoneum. It is for anyone who has been diagnosed with one of these cancers. There is also information for carers, family members and friends.


The booklet talks about the signs and symptoms of cancer of the ovary, fallopian tube or peritoneum. It explains how it is diagnosed and how it may be treated. It also has information about emotional, practical and financial issues.


The booklet explains about cancer that starts in the ovary, fallopian tube or peritoneum. It explains how the cancer is diagnosed and treated and how certain symptoms are managed. It also has information about the different feelings you may have, looking after your well-being and getting support.


Visit our online information about:


ovarian cancer

- fallopian tube cancer

- primary peritoneal cancer.


This booklet does not have information about a rare type of ovarian cancer called germ cell ovarian cancer. It also does not include a rare cancer that can spread to the peritoneum called pseudomyxoma peritonei (PMP).