Ovarian Cancer Canada

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Bearing Up with Cancer

  by Dr. Annie Smith   Bearing up with Cancer is an inspiring book, chronicling Annie Smith’s life over the 20 years after she  was first diagnosed with ovarian cancer. … Continue reading

January 24, 2016

By Your Side

By Ovarian Cancer Canada This comprehensive guide to ovarian cancer is an informative companion for the woman who is newly diagnosed. Published in 2015, By Your Side describes the disease, … Continue reading

October 23, 2015

Participants Needed: International research study by OvQuest

Do you have ovarian cancer and have you received chemotherapy? Take part in an on-line international research study looking at the challenges faced by women with ovarian cancer. To help … Continue reading

July 21, 2015

Beating Ovarian Cancer: How to Overcome the Odds and Reclaim Your Life

by Chris Bledy This book is upbeat and looks beyond surgery and chemotherapy to restore vitality. The author suggests making small changes in your life to create large results. Enhance … Continue reading

June 12, 2015

Ovarian Cancer: Your Guide to Taking Control

by Kristine Conner and Lauren Langford This great guide for women with ovarian cancer provides important information to improve the chances for lengthy remission and cure, as well emotional support for … Continue reading

March 25, 2015

New Analysis Links Ovarian Cancer to Obesity

This week, a new analysis showed that women that are overweight or obese have a moderately higher risk of developing ovarian cancer than women at normal weight. The study, released … Continue reading

April 22, 2014

PARP Inhibitors in Ovarian Cancer

“TAKE-HOME MESSAGE The authors review the rapid of evolution of poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase (PARP) inhibitors for treatment of ovarian cancer from their success in vitro as single agents against BRCA-deficient cancer … Continue reading

April 22, 2014

Biomarkers Identified That Predict Residual Disease in Ovarian Cancer

“The findings could aid in the development of an algorithm for triaging patients to neoadjuvant approaches versus primary debulking…”

April 22, 2014

Myths Regarding “Platinum-Resistant” Ovarian Cancer

“TAKE-HOME MESSAGE Authors of this review critique the historical definition of “platinum-resistant” ovarian cancer (PROC) as innately flawed, as it was based on now outdated methods to detect recurrence. The … Continue reading

April 22, 2014

Complementary and Alternative Therapies


Research in BC

The Injustices of Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian Cancer Canada