Ovarian Cancer

One Woman’s Story of Ovarian Cancer Following Breast, Skin Cancers

After breast cancer treatment and removal of a melanoma, Patty never imagined she would be diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Turns out she has the BRCA1 gene. Here’s her story.

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Are You A Previvor?

Are you someone who has not yet survived a cancer diagnosis but might some day? If so, here are words, along with helpful tips, to describe just what a previvor is.

By Bethany Kandel

Having A Baby Helps BRCA1 Mutation Previvor Learn of High Cancer Risk

Katrina Wells’ daughter was a surprise that might have helped saved her life. Find out whether you fall into any of the high risk groups for one of three "founder mutations."

By Erin L. Boyle

How Can You Live Your Best Life With BRCA1, BRCA2 Gene Mutations?

Finding out you have a gene mutation can be stressful and scary. However, once you and your doctor know, you can take steps to prevent and detect cancers early.

By Katherine Malmo

Ovarian Cancer Survivor Shares Diagnosis and Pregnancy Story

An unexpected cancer diagnosis that led to the loss of both ovaries led Noel to a new question: Could she have children?

By Katherine Malmo

Why Does the Right Surgeon Matter in Ovarian Cancer?

Having a gynecologic oncologist perform ovarian cancer surgery was associated with a 30 percent increase in overall survival compared to other type of surgeons.

By Kathleen Maxian