Established risk factors for ovarian cancer increasing age and a family history of ovarian cancer. Evidence for other risk factors has been less consistent.
Advice about familial aspects of breast and epithelial ovarian cancer: a guide for health professionals
This guide for health professionals has been revised (see below) and includes management options for women at increased risk of breast cancer due to family history.
Publication date: December 2010
- To assess familial risk of breast or ovarian cancer, with additional family history scenarios not included in the guide above, visit the online familial risk assessment tool for breast and ovarian cancer - referred to as (FRABOC).