Stage I Ovarian Cancer

Goodbye Brain Fog! Strategies to Help Get Your Thinking Back on Track (March 22, 2017)

Have a Question about Cancer-Related Brain Fog? Ask the Expert! Live Web Chat Tuesday, March 28th, 4:00-5:00 PM, EST Tune in here. Join us for a live Ask the Expert session with neurocognitive expert Heather... Continue Reading

Update on PARP Inhibitors for Ovarian Cancer with BRCA Mutations (October 31, 2016)

Each year in the United States, roughly 22,000 women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer and more than 15,000 die of the disease. Treatment for ovarian cancer commonly involves surgery and/or chemotherapy.... Continue Reading

National Ovarian Cancer Coalition Launches CancerConnect Social Media Platform for Women with Ovarian Cancer (September 26, 2016)

Austin TX/Sun Valley ID–The National Ovarian Cancer Coalition (NOCC) now offers a specialized social network for women with ovarian cancer. The NOCC CancerConnect Community offers these women a safe,... Continue Reading

Pass it On: It’s National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month (September 15, 2016)

In 2016, the American Cancer Association estimates that 22,280 women will be diagnosed with ovarian cancer, and 14,240 women will die from the disease. The incidence of ovarian cancer has decreased slightly... Continue Reading

Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy Underused in Ovarian Cancer (September 28, 2015)

The use of intraperitoneal (IP) chemotherapy appears to be utilized in fewer than 50% of clinical practices, despite results indicating improved survival with its use in certain patients with ovarian cancer.... Continue Reading

Ovarian Cancer Awareness: Risk, Prevention, Treatment, Survivorship, & Community (September 2, 2015)

As the month of September brings ovarian cancer into focus, it’s time to increase public understanding of the disease, including its prevalence, approaches to screening and prevention, treatment options,... Continue Reading

Ovarian Cancer Talk: Participate in a Live Video Chat With the Experts from Roswell Park Cancer Institute (September 22, 2014)

Straight from Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, N.Y., to your computer or mobile device, four leading experts in ovarian cancer will broadcast a live, interactive video chat from 6 to 7 p.m. on... Continue Reading

National Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month on CancerConnect (September 9, 2014)

Sun Valley, ID & Fort Worth, TX– OMNI Health Media (OMNI) announces the launch of cervical, ovarian and uterine cancer educational programs for national gynecologic cancer awareness month.... Continue Reading

National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month on CancerConnect (September 2, 2014)

Sun Valley, ID & Fort Worth, TX– OMNI Health Media (OMNI) announces the launch of ovarian cancer educational programs for national ovarian cancer awareness month. As the month of September brings... Continue Reading

Aspirin as Ovarian Cancer Prevention? Research Says Maybe (February 20, 2014)

New evidence suggests that an aspirin a day may reduce the risk of ovarian cancer. But more research is needed before your doctor will routinely prescribe it for prevention. You may know that low doses... Continue Reading

Live Web Chat on “The Latest in Ovarian Cancer Treatment,” featuring Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center Expert (September 17, 2013)

On September 17th Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center gynecologic oncology expert, Ursula A. Matulonis, MD, presented an overview of the latest in ovarian cancer treatment and answered questions... Continue Reading

Ovarian Cancer Rates Declining in Breast Cancer Survivors (February 7, 2013)

The rate of second primary ovarian cancers after first primary breast cancer appears to be on the decline, according to the results of a study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. Each year in... Continue Reading

Diabetes Drug May Help Prevent or Treat Ovarian Cancer (December 3, 2012)

Metformin, a widely prescribed insulin-lowering drug for diabetes, has been associated with survival in ovarian cancer and is worthy of further study, as it may be considered for the prevention or treatment... Continue Reading

Treatment at High-Volume Hospitals Leads to Lower Mortality Rates for Ovarian Patients (November 20, 2012)

Ovarian cancer patients who undergo surgery at high-volume hospitals have better outcomes than those who are treated at low-volume hospitals, according to the results of a study published in the Journal... Continue Reading

Gene Helps Predict Response to Chemotherapy in Ovarian Cancer (September 28, 2012)

Measuring the activity of a gene called FGF1 could help predict which women with ovarian cancer will benefit from platinum-based chemotherapy, according to the results of a study published in the British... Continue Reading

Dr. Chi and Dr. Bell-McGuinn from Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Discuss Treatment Options for Ovarian Cancer (September 23, 2012)

Treatment Options for Ovarian Cancer: Web Chat with Dennis S. Chi, MD, FACOG, FACS and Katherine M. Bell-McGuinn, MD, PhD Dennis S. Chi, MD Katherine M. Bell-McGuinn, MD, PhD Dr. Chi is the Deputy... Continue Reading

BRCA Genes May Influence Ovarian Cancer Outcomes (October 24, 2011)

Among women with ovarian cancer, those who have a BRCA2 gene mutation may have a better response to chemotherapy and longer survival than those who do not have a BRCA gene mutation. These results were... Continue Reading

Avastin Shows Benefit in Ovarian Cancer (June 6, 2011)

The addition of the targeted drug Avastin® (bevacizumab) to chemotherapy may improve outcomes among women with newly diagnosed or recurrent ovarian cancer. These results—from two Phase III clinical... Continue Reading

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