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About 20 to 25 percent of women diagnosed with ovarian cancer have a hereditary tendency to develop the disease.
(March 23, 2017) OCRFA staff and volunteers recently attended the Society of Gynecologic Oncology’s (SGO) Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancer, held March 11-14, 2017 in Mayland. Every year women’s cancer physicians and researchers gather at this meeting to discuss the latest in the care and treatment of women with ovarian and other gynecologic cancers. OCRFA… More
(March 15, 2017) Results from a large study showed that screening for ovarian cancer in high-risk patients led to detection of significantly more early-stage disease as compared with the year after screening ended. However, it is not yet known whether this screening approach would improve survival in screened high-risk women. The results of the study… More
(March 6, 2017) A team from University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, including OCRFA Scientific Advisory Committee Member Dr. Robert Coleman, published a study in Journal of Clinical Oncology about the effect of hormonal therapy on a rare type of ovarian cancer. The use of hormone maintenance therapy (HMT) with low-grade serous carcinoma (LGSC),… More
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