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Topics Covered

  • Overview of Ovarian Cancer, including Staging
  • The Role of Surgery, Radiation Therapy, Chemotherapy, Targeted Therapy and Hormone Therapy
  • Current Standard of Care, New Treatment Approaches and Follow-Up Care
  • Treatment Options for Recurrent Disease
  • The Important Role of Clinical Trials
  • How Research Contributes to Your Treatment Options
  • Controlling Side Effects, Symptoms, Discomfort and Pain
  • Communicating with Your Health Care Team About Quality-of-Life Concerns
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Ilana Cass, MD

Vice Chair and Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Cedars-Sinai Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute

Andrea E. Wahner Hendrickson, MD

Medical Oncologist, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, Assistant Professor of Oncology and Pharmacology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

Nicole Lahner, MS, GC

Certified Genetic Counselor, Department of Clinical Genomics, Mayo Clinic

Victoria Puzo, MSW

Oncology Social Worker, CancerCare


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Workshop Date

This workshop was originally recorded on September 07, 2016.

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The information presented in this workshop is provided for your general information only. It is not intended as medical advice and should not be relied upon as a substitute for consultations with qualified health professionals who are aware of your specific situation. We encourage you to take information and questions back to your individual health care provider as a way of creating a dialogue and partnership about your cancer and your treatment.

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