Ovarian Cancer


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We are very grateful for all the help and support we have received in producing this module.


Advisory Panel

Anne Matalon
Patient Representative
Clare Bankhead
Research Fellow, CRUK Primary Care Education Research Group, University of Oxford
Dr Andrea Pithers
Dr Jonathan Ledermann
Consultant Oncologist and Director of Cancer Research UK & UCL Cancer Trials Centre
Jane Cook
Clinical Nurse Specialist, Hillingdon Health Authority
Liz Minton
Maggie's Cancer Information Centre
Mr Anthony Silverstone
Consultant Gynaecological Oncologist at University College London
Nancy Parkinson
Specialist Gynaecological Oncology Nurse, The John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford
Nina Hallowell
Medical Sociologist, University of Edinburgh
Patricia Pank
Patient Representative
Ruth Payne
Ovacome and Patient Representative

We would like to thank Ovacome, The Ulster Cancer Foundation, Black Cancer Care, and all of the GP's, health professionals and participants who helped us with this research.

Supported by:
Cancer Research UK

Grant holders:
Julie Evans
Sue Ziebland
Ann McPherson


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