Your partner in living well
Ovarian cancer has always been a challenging disease to fight. Symptoms are minimal at first and ambiguous later. Fortunately, new treatments are starting to change survival rates.
UC Irvine partners with Massachusetts General Hospital and others in the Consortium for Long-Term Survival to identify ways to increase long-term survival rates for women diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Read More
The benefits of one man’s decision to get tested for Lynch syndrome reached all the way from California to Boston. Lynch syndrome is a hereditary condition that dramatically increases the risks of many types of cancer — especially colorectal. Read More
The likelihood of surviving ovarian cancer too often hinges on where you live and how much money you make, according to studies. However, there are ways that allow many more women to get help. Read More
A procedure called HIPEC combines heat, chemotherapy and timeliness to give ovarian cancer patients an additional tool to fight the disease. Read More
Advocating for her own health is one of the most important things a woman can do to make sure she receives the best treatment possible for ovarian cancer. Read More