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CURE’s ovarian cancer page is a go-to resource for oncology news and updates in the world of ovarian cancer Here, readers will find cancer articles, videos, podcasts, and more with expert insight into the latest treatments and research in ovarian cancer.

Reflecting on Cancer, Life and Death at my 50th High School Class Reunion

October 16th 2021, 3:00pm

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An ovarian cancer survivor explains how attending her 50th class reunion was an emotional experience as she learned of fellow classmates’ cancer experiences and struggles.

PARP Inhibitors Help Ovarian Cancer Survivors Live Longer – and Better – Without Disease Progression

October 15th 2021, 7:00pm

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Maintenance therapy with PARP inhibitors may be a beneficial option for patients with ovarian cancer after the first line of treatment.

Patients With Cancer Deserve Respect, Civility and a Voice in Their Treatment

October 6th 2021, 5:00pm

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Health care isn’t something that is done to you. You participate in it. You’re part of the team. If your team is letting you down, say so. If they don’t do better, consider seeking health care providers who do include you in the conversation.

What Patients With Ovarian Cancer Should Know About Maintenance Therapy

September 29th 2021, 9:00pm

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Maintenance therapy is meant to prevent relapse after a patient with ovarian cancer received their main treatment. Here’s an overview of what patients should know.

Do I Have Ovarian Cancer? Understanding the Early Signs, Detection and Treatment

September 26th 2021, 6:00pm

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Learn more about the symptoms, risk factors and treatment options for ovarian cancer.

Age, Other Health Factors Can Play a Role in Cancer Treatment Decisions

September 23rd 2021, 9:00pm

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The prescription of systemic cancer therapies varies based on a patient’s age, comorbidities, cancer stage and other variables, according to recent research.

Living With Lynch Syndrome: Pick Your Hard

August 31st 2021, 6:00pm

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Women with hereditary cancer syndromes must make difficult decisions about whether to keep their reproductive parts and risk dying young, or to remove them but potentially open themselves up to health issues. “Pick your hard,” writes one woman.

IUDs May Reduce Ovarian Cancer Risk by 30%

August 23rd 2021, 1:00pm

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This contraceptive method may provide more benefits beyond contraception, but more research is needed in this area.

'Stronger Than the Storm' of Cancer

August 20th 2021, 11:00pm

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A woman who was diagnosed with stage 4 ovarian cancer shares a poem about dealing with the obstacles of a health crisis and the struggles of life in general.

PET Scan Stirs Old Memories, Prompts New Dreams for Patient With Cancer

August 18th 2021, 4:00pm

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There’s been joy in the journey, along with the drugs, the endless waiting in chilly waiting rooms, the lab work, shaving my head twice, the CT scans every three months and the steady hum of anxiety in my brain. The time with my husband, kids and grandkids has made it worth every minute of cancer treatment. Bring it on, cancer.