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What Every Woman Should Know about Gynecologic Cancer

By Barbara A. Goff, MD, President, Society of Gynecologic Oncology and Foundation for Gynecologic Oncology; and David M. Gershenson, MD, Chair, Foundation for Women’s Cancer Each year approximately 90,000... Continue Reading

10 Things Every Woman Should Know About Ovarian Cancer

By Krishnansu S. Tewari, MD, FACOG, FACS. The Division of Gynecologic Oncology, University of California, Irvine 1. Make sure you see a gynecologic oncologist. Gynecologic oncologists have undergone extensive... Continue Reading

Newly Diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer? Know This.

Critical steps and information for newly diagnosed women Ovarian cancer is known as the silent killer, but we are making great strides in treating it. Here are some key steps that can help women diagnosed... Continue Reading

Understanding Osteonecrosis of the Jaw

Cancer and its treatment can come with a variety of complications, some more serious than others. What Is Osteonecrosis of the Jaw? Osteonecrosis of the jaw (ONJ) is a severe bone disease that occurs when... Continue Reading

Ask the Doctor: Am I at Genetic Risk for Ovarian Cancer?

By Mary Daly, MD, PhD, FACP Chair, Department of Clinical Genetics, Fox Chase Cancer Center Founder, Margaret Dyson Family Risk Assessment Program, Fox Chase Cancer Center Director, Ovarian Cancer Consortium... Continue Reading

Advanced Directives

Living Wills Every competent adult has, in most cases, the freedom to accept or refuse medical treatment. When you are well, you can talk with your physician and family and make your wishes known. However,... Continue Reading

Caregivers

What is Caregiving and Who are Caregivers? Caregivers are individuals who provide care to chronically ill or disabled family members or friends. It is estimated that more than one quarter of the adult... Continue Reading

Men, Fertility, and Cancer

Men who confront a cancer diagnosis before beginning or completing their families may have many questions about how cancer treatment will affect their ability to have children in the future. The good news... Continue Reading

Caring for Yourself During Chemotherapy for Ovarian Cancer: How to Manage Hair Loss, Dry Skin, and Brittle Nails

Chemotherapy can be effective treatment for cancer but may also cause physical side effects that may be uncomfortable and affect your appearance. These side effects, however, are manageable. Hair Loss Hair... Continue Reading

Coping with Taste Changes

If you’re undergoing chemotherapy, biologic therapy, or radiation to the head or neck area, one of the side effects you may experience is a change in how things taste. While this may seem like a minor... Continue Reading

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