Here's what you need to know about screening, risk, and prevention of ovarian cancer.
Ovarian cancer has been called the 'Cancer that Whispers' because women do not experience symptoms until the cancer is in such late stages. Once it is diagnosed, it is difficult to treat. So how does ovarian cancer get there in the first place? We spoke to Dr. Beth Karlan, gynecological oncologist at UCLA medical center, to answer this question and discuss the anatomy of ovarian cancer. According... Read More
A number of exciting technologies have emerged in recent years that can help to prevent ovarian cancer. Dr. Ritu Salani, a Gynecologic Oncologist at The Ohio State University, explains to SurvivorNet a number of strategies, which include genetic testing for susceptibility, surveillance methods that can aid early detection, and medications that can reduce risk. Dr. Salani breaks down the ways in wh... Read More