National Ovarian Cancer Coalition National Conference

Ovarian Cancer Caregivers Have Unique Needs

July 15th 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

What Gives Patients and Loved Ones Hope?

April 28th 2018

It is important that patients and their loved ones stay hopeful during the ovarian cancer journey. We asked attendees of the 2018 NOCC Annual Conference how they keep positive.

Ovarian Cancer Expert Offers Hope Against 'Silent Killer' Stereotype

April 28th 2018

CURE sat down with Richard Boulay, M.D., at the 2018 National Ovarian Cancer Coalition to discuss exciting updates in ovarian cancer, as well as what advice he would offer to patients and caregivers who may be feeling overwhelmed.