Ovarian Cancer

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 3:33pm
We asked some of Roswell Park’s doctors who specialize in cancers that affect women to share some tips for preventing or treating cancer. Here’s what they offered.
Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - 8:00am

A team of Roswell Park researchers that includes an ambitious high school student has given women everywhere another good reason to eat their veggies.

Monday, May 7, 2018 - 8:41am
One reason this finding is so exciting is that we can now focus on the X chromosome to find the gene mutations that put women at higher risk of ovarian cancer and men at higher risk of testicular cancer.
Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 11:15am
Ovarian cancer is a relatively rare but deadly cancer.
Thursday, December 21, 2017 - 4:28pm
Comorbidity is common among cancer patients. As cancer becomes more of a chronic condition, patients are likely to experience at least one additional disease throughout their cancer journey. But some comorbid conditions are more harmful than others.
Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 2:57pm

“Initially, ovarian cancer, melanoma, and some sarcomas are the three main targets,” says Dr. Koya, “but the clinical trial is open for patients with other cancers who meet the eligibility requirements."

Monday, September 25, 2017 - 10:26am

Collected last week from a patient with late-stage ovarian cancer, these are not ordinary T cells; they have been altered and multiplied in the hope that when they are given back to her, they will launch a devastating attack on her cancer cells. 

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 3:14pm

Ovarian cysts are very common in women with regular periods. In fact, most women won’t even be aware that they have a cyst unless there is a problem that causes the cyst to grow or if multiple cysts form. But do ovarian cysts increase cancer risk or cause infertility? Dr. Frederick explains. 

Monday, September 11, 2017 - 3:20pm

Most stories about cancer don’t begin with the word “luck.” But mine does.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 3:43pm

In March 2014, my mother, Cathy Pera, was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Her journey was not easy, but I am proud of the strength she has shown and I am grateful that I was able to support her during some of her most difficult times.