Resources for the Indianapolis Ovarian Cancer Community

SurvivorNet has collaborated with patients and physicians to provide women in Indianapolis with helpful information and support during their ovarian cancer journey. We hope these resources make it easier to connect with people in your neighborhood who can help.

Understanding Chemotherapy for Ovarian Cancer

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Understanding Chemotherapy for Ovarian Cancer

  • Ovarian cancer chemotherapy usually involves two drugs – carboplatin and paclitaxel
  • The chemo combination is generally well-tolerated, but this varies from patient to patient
  • When in the treatment process chemo is given will depend on several factors

Experts Explain the Promise of PARP Inhibitors

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  • PARP inhibitors work by preventing ovarian cancer cells damaged during chemotherapy from repairing themselves
  • They are a relatively new class of drugs that have shown incredible promise in the fight against ovarian cancer

Experts Explain the Promise of PARP Inhibitors

  • PARP inhibitors work by preventing ovarian cancer cells damaged during chemotherapy from repairing themselves
  • They are a relatively new class of drugs that have shown incredible promise in the fight against ovarian cancer

Ovarian Cancer & COVID-19

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  • COVID-19 has posed new challenges for doctors who treat ovarian cancer
  • Some doctors are re-ordering treatments for women with ovarian cancer to reduce to risk of infection amid the pandemic

Ovarian Cancer & COVID-19

  • COVID-19 has posed new challenges for doctors who treat ovarian cancer
  • Some doctors are re-ordering treatments for women with ovarian cancer to reduce to risk of infection amid the pandemic
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