Dr. Alexi Wright led a study that found chemotherapy
delivered directly into the abdomen significantly improves survival among women
with advanced ovarian cancer.
Dr. Nikhil Wagle and Dr. Jochen Lorch are featured in a story about "exceptional responders" or patients who have a surprising, dramatic response to a drug.
Sharon Bober, PhD, discussed the need for more education and frank talk about how patients can have a healthy sexual life after cancer and cancer-related surgeries.
Dr. Judy Garber commented on actress Angelina Jolie’s decision to have her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed to help prevent cancer.
A study led by Sharon Bober, PhD, showed a half-day educational program can help women, having ovary-removing surgery as a cancer prevention measure, deal with sexual or psychological side effects.
Alexi Wright’s research on the use of hospice in the final days of
ovarian cancer has been published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
Tags: EndOfLife, OvarianCancer
Dr. Alexi Wright led a study that found increasing the use of hospice in the final days of ovarian cancer does not offset intensive end-of-life care in older women.
Dr. Suzanne George commented on a study showing that undetected tumors in women having hysterectomies are more common than many experts had thought, a conclusion that is fueling calls to limit or eliminate a particular hysterectomy procedure.
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