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Topics Covered

  • Overview of Ovarian Cancer, including Staging
  • The Role of Surgery, Radiation Therapy, Chemotherapy, Targeted Therapy & Hormone Therapy
  • Current Standard of Care, New Treatment Approaches & Follow-Up Care
  • The Role of Precision Medicine in Informing Treatment Decisions
  • The Role of the Pathologist
  • Understanding the Landscape for Testing in Advanced Ovarian Cancer Treatment
  • The Role of the Genetic Counselor
  • The Important Role of Clinical Trials
  • Talking with Your Treatment Team
  • Managing Symptoms, Side Effects, Discomfort & Pain
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Carolyn D. Runowicz, MD

Executive Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, Florida International University

Andrea E. Wahner Hendrickson, MD

Assistant Professor of Oncology and Pharmacology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

Sarah E. Kerr, MD

Consultant, Divisions of Anatomic Pathology and Laboratory Genetics and Genomics, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Assistant Professor, Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Director, Molecular Anatomic Pathology Laboratory and Co-Director, Genomics Laboratory, Mayo Clinic

Sarah Ewing, MS, CGC

Certified Genetic Counselor, Department of Clinical Genomics, Mayo Clinic

Victoria Puzo, MSW

Online Support Group Program Coordinator, CancerCare


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Workshop Date

This workshop was originally recorded on January 09, 2018.

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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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