This month is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, a fitting time to highlight resources available for women impacted by the disease. It’s also a good time to explain risk factors for ovarian cancer and signs and symptoms to watch for. Read on for more details.
Remarkable progress has been made in the last few years improving treatment options and survival for women living with ovarian cancer. Joining us to get...
Read • June 25, 2020
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Patient Concerns and Quality of Life: First Findings from the Cancer Experience Registry®: Ovarian Cancer
On March 17th, 2019 the Research and Training Institute (RTI) presented findings of a study on more than 120 women with a diagnosis of ovarian cancer at the Society of Gynecologic Oncology’s 50th Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancer. Here is a post from the research team about the significance of their findings for the ovarian cancer community.
Our Way Forward was created to encourage ovarian cancer patients, their loved ones and healthcare providers to rethink how they talk about ovarian cancer.
Shannon Miller is a 7-time Olympic medalist in gymnastics. She’s also a mother, an author, a dedicated health and wellness advocate - and an ovarian cancer survivor. An unexpected cancer diagnosis, and the treatment journey that followed, forced her to discover a new normal and has further fueled her passion of empowering and educating women around health and wellness. She’s partnered with TESARO and Our Way Forward to encourage patients, their loved ones and healthcare providers talk about ovarian cancer. Learn more, and read other blog perspectives at https://www.ourwayforward.com/.
Marcia Donziger, a 20-year cancer survivor, talks about how her own and her friends' cancer journeys led to the creation of MyLifeLine.org. MyLifeLine offers patients a way to connect with their loved ones through a free, private personal webpage to keep family and friends informed about how they are doing.