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.
November 12th 2018
The FDA has granted a priority review designation to a supplemental new drug application (sNDA) for Lynparza (olaparib) tablets for use as a maintenance therapy in patients with newly-diagnosed, BRCA-positive advanced ovarian cancer who achieved a complete or partial response to standard frontline platinum-based chemotherapy.
November 11th 2018
Families with certain genetic mutations face many complex and personal choices, including how and when to share such information with their children. Mom's Genes is here to help.
November 2nd 2018
Here are some tips on coping with the disease that seems to affect us all.
November 1st 2018
Here are the top 5 CURE stories for October 2018.
October 30th 2018
The PARP inhibitor Lynparza (olaparib) significantly improved progression-free survival (PFS) as frontline maintenance therapy for women with BRCA-positive advanced ovarian cancer, according to findings from the randomized phase 3 SOLO-1 trial presented at the 2018 ESMO Congress.
October 25th 2018
Actress partners with TESARO to launch national movement to help empower the ovarian cancer community
October 24th 2018
After receiving a breast cancer diagnosis “out of the blue” in 1996, Sue Friedman would later come to find out she also has a BRCA2 genetic mutation – a discovery that would lead to the creation of an organization for individuals in a similar situation.
October 22nd 2018
Although there is never the perfect time to have a risk-related discussion with a child, one clinical psychologist explains ways in which parents can approach the difficult topic.
October 22nd 2018
To combat the psychological effects from a lymphedema diagnosis, patients need to be equipped with the knowledge and understanding of what the condition is and how it is treated.
October 20th 2018
One family shares their experience with the discovery of a BRCA mutation, and how they discussed it among one another.
October 20th 2018
Although individuals may have concerns about enrolling in a study, their involvement may lead to new discoveries.
October 19th 2018
Eva Moon, a writer, musician and performing artist, discusses her genetic mutation and how it changed the direction of her life.
October 18th 2018
In this episode of CURE Talks Cancer, we caught up with all three storytellers from the “Our Way Forward: Stories that Illuminate the Ovarian Cancer Experience,” storytelling event hosted through a special engagement with The Moth.
October 14th 2018
New research indicates that aspirin and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as ibuprofen (Advil) or naproxen (Aleve) could not only reduce the risk of ovarian cancer, but also improve survival with daily use.
October 12th 2018
After testing positive for the BRCA mutation, Pulaski has become an advocate and authored a book titled “Mom’s Genes,” which focuses on starting the conversation with children about their family’s health history.
October 9th 2018
Three storytellers offered their experiences with BRCA mutation at a Basser Center for BRCA event in New York City.
October 1st 2018
In this special edition of the CURE Talks Cancer podcast, we kick off National Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Week and Previvor Day.
September 26th 2018
Although immunotherapy’s use in ovarian cancer lags other cancer types, Matthew Powell, M.D., believes there is still promise for checkpoint blockades in this field, likely in combination with other agents.
September 24th 2018
Seven years ago, I was diagnosed with Lynch syndrome, a hereditary cancer condition which significantly increases my chances of developing early-onset cancer.
September 18th 2018
Researchers disagree on whether or not to monitor ovarian cancer survivors with frequent CA-125 tests. But this patient would rather have more information than less.
September 14th 2018
Patrick Dempsey discusses National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month.
September 10th 2018
Life after a hysterectomy is one of the many challenges I have had to overcome.
September 5th 2018
A new tool that helps surgeons distinguish healthy tissue from tumor in real-time could change the landscape of surgical ovarian cancer treatment for the better.
September 4th 2018
Researchers may have found a potential new way to treat patients with ovarian or lung cancer who had previously failed other treatments, according to early trial findings published in Annals of Oncology.
August 30th 2018
The Foundation for Women’s Cancer Continues the Fight to End Gynecologic Cancer One Step at a Time; Race Set for Nov. 4, 2018 in Washington, DC
August 30th 2018
In this week’s episode, we speak with author and avid patient advocate Shannon Pulaski about her new efforts to help empower children to learn about their family’s health history.
August 29th 2018
In recent years, treatment has expanded for mutations that are well-understood in this space.
August 27th 2018
A recent survey of physicians revealed that 17 percent of doctors with personal experience with cancer were more likely than those without to act against established guidelines to recommend that low-risk women receive ovarian cancer screening.
August 24th 2018
According to a recent study conducted at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Schools of Public Health and Medicine, disparities among patients who receive instructions for this follow-up care still exist.