Ovarian cancer is a complex condition and, when you first receive a diagnosis, it can be hard to know where to start. In this section you will find key information about your ovarian cancer diagnosis and what to expect.
Welcome to Olivia
Olivia is here to guide and support you throughout your ovarian cancer experience.
It’s so important to get trustworthy, accurate information about your situation and Olivia is here to help you find the right advice for your needs.
By accessing this platform, you’ve taken the first step to empowering your education about life with ovarian cancer.
How can Olivia help you?
Olivia offers a wide range of resources for everyone affected by ovarian cancer, including a guide for the newly diagnosed, detailed information for every step of the ovarian cancer pathway, lifestyle articles, resource directories, and much more.
This video has been created to help you understand how to use the platform, to ensure you get the best possible experience out of the support material available.
Watch the video to discover how how Olivia can support you.
Don’t overlook the
importance of the MDT
Don’t overlook the importance of the MDT
A multidisciplinary healthcare team (MDT) is a group of healthcare professionals working together to manage a person’s care. The team might change over the course of diagnosis, treatment and long-term follow-up, but their goal is to ensure high quality of care.
This new article has been written to help you understand who is involved in an MDT and how they can support you in making decisions about your care.
Living with OC
Being diagnosed with ovarian cancer can affect more than your health and it’s important not to neglect your relationships or your own emotional needs.
This guide offers advice on finding a new ‘normal’.
A diagnosis of ovarian cancer is the start of a long road for you and your loved ones. Olivia’s most important goal is to guide you along the twists and turns along the way.
Access the pathway to start exploring a typical patient experience, from diagnosis through to treatment and follow-up care.
Beyond the facts and data, it’s important to hear from real people affected by ovarian cancer.
Olivia has collected interviews with women with ovarian cancer, as well as their family members and friends, to share their experiences and help you understand what to expect.
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Olivia was created with support and insights from medical experts and people living with ovarian cancer.
The Ovarian Cancer Commitment would like to give their heartfelt thanks to them for their contribution.