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CURE Honors World Ovarian Cancer Day

May 8th 2021, 3:00pm


Today is World Ovarian Cancer Day, and in honor of this day that was created in 2013 to raise awareness about the disease, CURE® is rounding up the latest news and updates in this cancer space.

When Oncologists Retire, Their Patients Must Learn to Embrace Change

May 6th 2021, 4:00pm


“We’re all blessed that there are so many dedicated, caring health care professionals willing to step in and fill the void when members of the team move or retire,” writes a patient with cancer. “We can never forget how tough a gig it is or say thank you enough.”

Making Strides in Ovarian Cancer

May 2nd 2021, 3:00pm


Clinical trials are often the key to advancements in treating ovarian cancer. As part of its “Speaking Out” video series, CURE® spoke with Dr. Debra Richardson about what patients should know about joining a trial.

Cancer Survivors and Patients Share Their Experience With Seeking Second Opinions on Their Diagnosis and Treatment

April 19th 2021, 6:00pm


On social media, CURE® recently asked its readers to share if they sought a second opinion when discussing their cancer diagnosis and treatment. Here’s what some of them said.

Continuing Avastin Plus Chemotherapy After Progression Improves Progression-Free Survival in Ovarian Cancer Recurrences

April 19th 2021, 3:00pm


Despite on-treatment clinical progression, patients treated with Avastin and standard chemotherapy had a median progression-free survival of 11.8 months compared with 8.8 months in those treated with standard chemotherapy alone.

Understanding the Basics of Ovarian Cancer

April 13th 2021, 1:00pm


On behalf of the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition, CURE spoke with Dr. Debra Richardson, from Stevenson Cancer Center, about the basics of ovarian cancer and its treatments, clinical trials and psychosocial effects.

Survivor Lives in Gratitude Despite Ovarian Cancer

April 8th 2021, 3:00pm


This week on the CURE® Talks Cancer podcast, we’re chatting with an ovarian cancer survivor and teacher about how she maintained her sense of humor through treatment and why it’s important to remain connected to your friends and family, especially during your darkest moments.

Surgery With Chemotherapy Extended Progression-Free Survival in Relapsed Ovarian Cancer

April 5th 2021, 1:00pm


Patients with platinum-sensitive relapsed ovarian cancer who underwent surgery then chemotherapy had a progression-free survival of 17.4 months compared with 11.9 months in those who underwent chemotherapy alone.

PARP Inhibitors Show Promise in Patients with Recurrent Ovarian Cancer

April 2nd 2021, 1:00pm


Polymerase (PARP) inhibitors continue to improve progression-free survival over placebo in women with recurrent, platinum-sensitive ovarian cancer.

‘Don’t Socially Distance Yourself’ While Going Through Cancer, Says A Survivor

March 29th 2021, 3:00pm


Although “social distancing” has become a common term used to describe the safe distance people keep from others to avoid contracting COVID-19, stage 1 ovarian cancer survivor and teacher Brenda Kowalski reminds patients who may be starting out on their cancer journey that it’s important to not “socially distance” yourself from friends when you need support.