Cancer of the Ovaries is the second most common gynaecological cancer in Australia. Every year, more than 1500 women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Ovarian cancer is the 7th most common cancer in women worldwide. There is almost a quarter of a million women newly diagnosed with ovarian cancer each year globally. The incidence of ovarian cancer increases with increasing age. Ovarian cancer is most commonly diagnosed between 50 to 59 years of age.