Ovarian Cancer | Tumor

Educating Others With Clinical Knowledge and Personal Experience

March 1st 2021, 4:00pm

Article

Although a gynecologic oncologist has spent a good part of her career helping patients during their cancer journeys, she took it upon herself to take one step further to educate women on how they can advocate for themselves and potentially prevent cancer before it impacts their lives.

5 Recent Updates in the Ovarian Cancer Space

February 26th 2021, 10:00pm

Article

A roundup of some of the latest news and updates for patients with ovarian cancer from CURE®.

Oncologist Turned Caregiver Offers Guidance About Women's Cancers

February 25th 2021, 4:00pm

Podcast

In this episode of the “CURE Talks Cancer” podcast, we spoke with a gynecologic cancer expert about how her sister’s journey with ovarian cancer provided her with a different perspective that would lead to raising awareness for others.

Responses to Therapy for Ovarian and Other Women’s Cancers May Have to be Assessed Beyond Imaging and Blood Test Modalities

February 24th 2021, 4:00pm

Article

Two evaluations for treatment responses in women with ovarian, fallopian tube or primary peritoneal carcinoma may need to take into consideration other factors such as other existing conditions.

Remembering Loved Ones Lost to Cancer on Valentine’s Day

February 14th 2021, 5:00pm

Article

A cancer survivor remembers his wife who died of complications from ovarian cancer on Valentine’s Day several years ago. His advice to everyone: Holidays gradually become positive reflections of all that was good before cancer took it away.

Newly Diagnosed With Ovarian Cancer? Ask for Help and Get Educated, Says One Patient

February 8th 2021, 10:00pm

Video

Diane Powis spent more than 10 months bouncing from one doctor to the next before finally being “blindsided by” a diagnosis of stage 3 ovarian cancer. But as her initial feelings of isolation and fear wore off, Powis soon learned that she wasn’t alone – and that help and information were out there.

Your Life Is Not Over Because of Cancer

February 6th 2021, 3:00pm

Article

At the moment it may be hard to realize, but your life is not over because of cancer.

How 10 Cancer Diagnosis ‘Misses’ Led One Patient to Advocate For Herself, Others

February 4th 2021, 4:00pm

Podcast

In this episode of the “CURE® Talks Cancer” podcast, we spoke with a patient who was blindsided by her stage 3 ovarian cancer diagnosis several years ago. We talk about how she spent months going from specialist to specialist before finally receiving her diagnosis, and why she dedicates much of her time to advocating for others.

Oral Contraceptives May Reduce Endometrial, Ovarian Cancer Risk Decades After Stopping Use

January 22nd 2021, 2:00pm

Article

Women who reported using oral contraceptives had a decreased risk of endometrial and ovarian cancer, compared to those who never used the hormone medications. The data also indicated the association extended up to three decades after patients stopped using the contraceptives.

Celebrating A ‘Cancerversary’ In A COVID-19 World

January 16th 2021, 8:00pm

Article

It’s okay for me to not feel like celebrating my 5-year cancerversary in a world that is upside down and backward because of COVID-19. Yes, I’m grateful and blessed, but I’m not bullet-proof. I’m human. I don’t have to feel guilty. None of us do.