Recent Ovarian Cancer News

About The National Ovarian Cancer Coalition

(August 29, 2018)

Where do you go when you’re first delivered the news: “You have cancer”? For many women diagnosed with ovarian cancer, the answer is the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition (NOCC). With more than... Continue Reading


Newly Diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer? 10 Must Read Tips to be an Empowered Patient

(June 18, 2018)

For many years ovarian cancer has been referred to as “the silent killer” due to its vague, ignored, or misdiagnosed symp­toms. Because of this and the lack of ear­ly-detection tools, ovarian cancer... Continue Reading


PARP – Checkpoint Inhibitor Combo Promising in Ovarian Cancer

(May 16, 2018)

CancerConnect News: The combination of a PARP inhibitor and a checkpoint inhibitor appears promising as treatment for patients with ovarian cancer, according to results of a clinical study reported at... Continue Reading


Rubraca® Approved as Maintenance Treatment of Recurrent Ovarian Cancer

(April 9, 2018)

CancerConnect News: Rubraca® (rucaparib) has been approved for the maintenance treatment of adult patients with recurrent epithelial ovarian, fallopian tube, or primary peritoneal cancer who are in a... Continue Reading


It’s in the Genes: Genetic Testing for Ovarian Cancer 

(March 15, 2018)

What your DNA reveals and why it’s worth knowing CancerConnect News: Ovarian cancer is often dubbed as the “silent killer” of women. The symptoms are vague—including bloating, fatigue, irregular... Continue Reading


Chemo Bath Improves Ovarian Cancer Survival

(January 22, 2018)

CancerConnect News: A heated chemotherapy bath circulated throughout the abdomen after surgery can significantly prolong a woman’s survival with advanced ovarian cancer, according to the results of a... Continue Reading


Rubraca Significantly Improves Survival Ovarian Cancer

(January 18, 2018)

CancerConnect News: According to the results of a recently published clinical trail the novel precision cancer medicine Rubraca® (rucaparib) improves the outcomes of individuals with advanced ovarian... Continue Reading


Ovarian Cancer: Doctors at Sloan Kettering Explore Immunotherapy

(January 16, 2018)

CancerConnect News:  All gynecologic cancers are challenging to treat. They can be hard to find and are usually diagnosed when they are advanced. Although these cancers can be held at bay with surgery... Continue Reading


Pass it On: It’s National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

(September 11, 2017)

In 2016, the American Cancer Association estimates that 22,280 women will be diagnosed with ovarian cancer, and 14,240 women will die from the disease. The incidence of ovarian cancer has decreased slightly... Continue Reading