Ovarian Cancer | Tumor

Understanding the Basics of Ovarian Cancer

April 13th 2021, 1:00pm

Video

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

Podcast

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

Article

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

Article

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

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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.

Rubraca May Prolong Progression-Free Survival in Patients With Ovarian Cancer With BRCA Mutations, Preliminary Results Show

March 23rd 2021, 1:00pm

Article

The phase 3 ARIEL4 trial evaluated Rubraca (rucaparib) versus chemotherapy in patients with ovarian cancer and a BRCA mutation who did not respond to two or more lines of chemotherapy.

Embracing a Different Perspective After Ovarian Cancer

March 20th 2021, 3:00pm

Article

Fertility treatments led to a cancer diagnosis but also opened the door to adoption and a new view on life.

Using Creativity to Make a Difference in Your Life

March 12th 2021, 5:00pm

Article

Being creative has helped this ovarian cancer survivor during her journey. She recommends that people use their energy in a positive way and do something that will make a difference in their lives.

Friday Frontline: Motorcycle Club Rallies to Raise Funds for Fellow Rider and Ovarian Cancer Survivor, World Health Organization Announces the Global Breast Cancer Initiative and More

March 12th 2021, 4:00pm

Article

From a Louisiana-based motorcycle club holding a 57-mile ride to raise money for a fellow member with ovarian cancer to the World Health Organization (WHO) announcing an initiative to reduce global breast cancer mortality by 2.5 million by 2040, here’s what’s happening in the cancer space this week.

While Cancer is Not Fun, There is Hope Every Day

March 4th 2021, 5:00pm

Article

An ovarian cancer survivor shares that although she’s been frustrated and mad about a recent recurrence in her lymph nodes, she still celebrates the life that she’s been blessed with.