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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.

Counting the Days of Chemotherapy

November 6th 2019

I was never any good at math, but I can count. So I learned to live by this bit of information by counting the days that passed after my treatments for ovarian cancer.

What You Need to Know About the FDA's Approval of Zejula

November 1st 2019

The Food and Drug Administration’s recent approval of Zejula for certain patients with advanced ovarian, fallopian tube or primary peritoneal cancer was the first PARP inhibitor approved for the treatment, not the maintenance, of these women.

Day One is Always Memorable in the Saga of Chemotherapy

October 30th 2019

Looking back on Day One in the chemotherapy journey.

FDA Approves Zejula for Advanced Ovarian Cancer Subset

October 23rd 2019

The Food and Drug Administration has approved Zejula for patients with advanced ovarian, fallopian tube, or primary peritoneal cancer that have been treated with three or more prior chemotherapy regimens and whose cancer is associated with homologous recombination deficiency-positive status.

Testing for Honesty

October 23rd 2019

Before getting genetic testing for hereditary ovarian, breast or other cancers, make sure the company providing it is both reputable and qualified.

The Diagnosis From Hell

October 22nd 2019

"They say once you hear the word cancer, you retain maybe 40 percent of the information that follows, but the words 'ovarian cancer' got through alright."

Ovarian Cancer: Considering the Experience of Caregivers

October 18th 2019

A Network of Support for Patients With Ovarian Cancer

October 18th 2019

Addressing Mental and Emotional Health in Ovarian Cancer

October 18th 2019

Compartmentalizing Stigma and Support in Ovarian Cancer

October 18th 2019

When to Consider Maintenance Therapy for Ovarian Cancer

October 18th 2019

Ovarian Cancer: What is the Benefit of Maintenance Therapy?

October 18th 2019

Recurrent Disease: Learning to Live With Cancer

October 18th 2019

Reacting to a Diagnosis of Recurrent Ovarian Cancer

October 18th 2019

Adjusting to Life During Treatment of Ovarian Cancer

October 18th 2019

Undergoing Treatment for Ovarian Cancer

October 18th 2019

The Impact of Genetics on Outlook in Ovarian Cancer

October 18th 2019

Ovarian Cancer: Genetic Testing and Familial Risk

October 18th 2019

Practical Advice Following an Ovarian Cancer Diagnosis

October 18th 2019

Reacting to a Diagnosis of Ovarian Cancer

October 18th 2019

Tips for Navigating Health Care After a Cancer Diagnosis

October 8th 2019

An ovarian cancer survivor shares what she wishes she had known then with those who are newly diagnosed.

What You Need to Know About Preventing Gynecologic Cancers

October 4th 2019

Knowing your family history is the first preventative step any woman can take to avoid a diagnosis of ovarian cancer.

Let's Talk About Cancer Prevention and the Power of Support

October 2nd 2019

"I don’t have cancer, but here I am. This is my life. This is my reality. I am BRCA positive."

My Gene Counsel White Paper Reveals Need for Patient Advocacy in Genetic Testing Follow-Up

October 1st 2019

CURE spoke with an expert on how patients can better advocate for themselves when it comes to genetic testing and its follow-up.

Leading the Fight Against Ovarian Cancer

September 30th 2019

Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance (OCRA) supports women and their families going through an ovarian cancer diagnosis, while also funding the research that will one day lead to its prevention.

Frontline Zejula Maintenance Therapy Improves Survival in Advanced Ovarian Cancer

September 29th 2019

Frontline maintenance therapy with Zejula lengthened time without disease progression among women with newly diagnosed, advanced ovarian cancer, according to findings from the phase 3 PRIMA study.

Addition of PARP Inhibitor to Maintenance Therapy May Improve Survival in Ovarian Cancer

September 28th 2019

The addition of Lynparza to maintenance therapy with Avastin improved time to disease progression in women with advanced ovarian cancer, according results of the PAOLA-1/ENGOT-ov25 trial.

Expert Offers Advice for Women With Ovarian Cancer

September 24th 2019

CURE spoke with an expert from Mount Sinai to discuss the future of ovarian cancer treatment and his advice for women facing a new diagnosis.

My Secret Life With Ovarian Cancer

September 16th 2019

“For so long ovarian cancer has been a secret part of my life. That’s over now.”

Treating Metastatic Cancer as a Chronic Disease Takes Its Toll

September 11th 2019

"I’m a work in progress. I work to heed my oncologist’s advice: Don’t spoil today by worrying about tomorrow."