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Gynaecological cancer information and resources

Other information and resources

Fatigue, fertility issues, early menopause, hair loss and lymphoedema

Gynaecological Cancer Support website:

For women with ovarian cancer

Ovarian Cancer Australia -  Resilience

Call 1300 660 334 or visit

Issues of sexuality and intimacy  

Cancer Australia's - Intimacy and sexuality for women with gynaecological cancer - starting a conversation

Cancer Council NSW - Sexuality, Intimacy and Cancer

Cancer Council Victoria - Sexuality and Cancer

Cancer Council Western Australia  - Sexuality and Cancer CD set

To order the Cancer Council resources use the free, confidential telephone information service call Cancer Council Helpline 13 11 20  


Advanced cancer

  • For information on advanced cancer, the Cancer Council Helpline on 13 11 20 can provide a copy of the booklet, Living with Advanced Cancer.

National Cervical Screening Program or call 13 15 56

Cancer and cancer treatment

 (When reading international materials, please note that some of the information may not apply to Australian patients.)


Cancer Australia would like to acknowledge the following organisations and individuals for allowing their information to be used in the development of this information:

  • Dr David Bernhsaw, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Victoria
  • Cancer Council New South Wales
  • Cancer Council Victoria
  • Gynaecological Cancer Society
  • Karen Carey, Patient First, Western Australian Council for Safety and Quality in Health Care
  • Professor Ian Hammond, Gynaecological Oncologist, Perth, Western Australia
  • Professor Roger Hart, School of Women’s and Infants’ Health, University of Western Australia, King Edward Memorial Hospital and Medical Director, Fertility Specialists of Western Australia
  • Dr Pearly Khaw, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Victoria
  • Dr Linda Mileshkin, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Victoria
  • National Cancer Institute (USA)
  • National Cervical Screening Program   
  • Professor Ian Olver, Cancer Council Australia
  • Oncolink (USA)
  • Peter MacCallum  Cancer Centre
  • Professor Stephen Steigrad, Department of Reproductive Medicine, Royal Hospital for Women, Sydney