Your sexuality and gender are very personal. You are unique in the way you see yourself, how you communicate with others and how others relate to you. Having ovarian cancer can affect these in different ways. 

Our ovarian cancer information booklet on sexuality discusses how cancer may affect your sex life and offers advice for moving forward:


In August 2020, we held a live online session with sexual pleasure expert Samantha Evans about returning to sex and intimacy after treatment for ovarian cancer:


Listed below are some further sources of information and support which may be helpful:

Cancer Research UK information

Macmillan Cancer Support information

Institute for Psychosexual Medicine

College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists (COSRT)

Sexual Advice Association

Will2Love (US)

Macmillan LGBT online forum

National LGBT Cancer Network US-based site offering information and support

Blog post by a non-binary person about their experience of ovarian cancer

LGBT Foundation offering advice, support & information


List of online transgender resources


If you have any questions or need any further information please contact our support service team on 0800 008 7054 or email [email protected]

Disclaimer: You should consult your medical team for individual specialist advice. Links to commercial and third-party websites are for general interest. Ovacome does not endorse any commercial product or accept any liability for loss or damage resulting from this information or that contained within third-party websites.