National Ovarian Cancer Coalition National Conference

Ovarian Cancer Caregivers Have Unique Needs

July 15th 2018, 8:07pm


Audra Moran, president and CEO of the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Alliance, discusses the support available for caregivers of women with ovarian cancer.

Dream Team Evaluates Direct Testing of Tumors

July 15th 2018, 7:54pm


Investigators are learning how to take a tumor biopsy from a patient, grow small tumors called organoids in the lab, and test cancer treatments on them to see which work best.

Recurrent Ovarian Cancer: Understand Your Treatment Options

July 15th 2018, 7:49pm


Thanks to targeted drugs and evolving research, women who experience recurrences of ovarian cancer have more treatment options than they did in the past..

Regaining Intimacy After an Ovarian Cancer Diagnosis

July 15th 2018, 12:29am


Saketh Guntupalli, M.D., gynecologic oncologist at the University of Colorado Hospital, discusses ways that women can improve intimacy after an ovarian cancer diagnosis.

Newly Diagnosed With Ovarian Cancer? Take a Breath, Then Follow These Steps

July 15th 2018, 12:03am


The first thing a woman should do after receiving a diagnosis of ovarian cancer, according to Teresa P. Díaz-Montes, M.D., M.P.H., is nothing. At least not right away.

Exciting Advancements Underway in Ovarian Cancer

July 14th 2018, 11:56pm


New treatments are continually being explored as researchers use genetic testing and genomic sequencing to better understand characteristics of ovarian cancer that can be targeted with drugs.

Survivor Helps Women Go Through Ovarian Cancer with Grace

April 29th 2018, 4:00pm


Sherry Pollex, founder of, offered women a variety of ways to lead a healthier lifestyle during treatment, and an array of hope to go through their journeys with joy and thanks.

Mother-Son Duo Gets Passionate About Ovarian Cancer Awareness

April 28th 2018, 10:47pm


Ryan Mitstifer is not like most 15-year-old boys. This weekend, while others may have been found hanging out with friends or catching up on schoolwork, Ryan is out spreading the word about ovarian cancer.

Ovarian Cancer Dream Team Helps With Genetic Testing Process

April 28th 2018, 10:40pm


Stephanie V. Blank, M.D., talks about the MAGENTA study, designed to ease the time-consuming process for which women undergo genetic testing.

Genetic Testing, Treatment Advances Offer 'Hope on the Horizon' for Ovarian Cancer

April 28th 2018, 10:31pm


During the 2018 National Ovarian Cancer Coalition, Angeles Alvarez Secord, M.D., MHSc highlighted the importance of genetic testing and its impact on treatment options for women with ovarian cancer.