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Topics Covered

  • Overview of Ovarian Cancer, including Staging
  • How Precision Medicine & Testing Inform Your Treatment Decisions
  • The Role of the Pathologist
  • Current Standard of Care
  • New Treatment Approaches & Follow-Up Care
  • The Role of the Genetic Counselor
  • Treatment Options for Recurrent Ovarian Cancer
  • Clinical Trial Updates
  • Managing Side Effects, Symptoms, Discomfort & Pain
  • Talking with Your Treatment Team about Quality-of-Life Concerns
  • Key Questions to Ask
  • The Increasing Role of Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments
  • Guidelines to Prepare for Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments, including Technology, Prepared List of Questions & Discussion of OpenNotes
  • Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team about Follow-Up Care
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Carolyn D. Runowicz, MD

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

Molly Brewer, DVM, MD, MS

Professor and Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Carole and Ray Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Connecticut Health Center

Andrea Hagemann, MD, MSCI

Gynecologic Oncology Surgeon, Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Washington University School of Medicine

Sarah E. Kerr, MD

Pathologist, Hospital Pathology Associates, P.A., Divisions of Cytopathology; Gynecologic and Perinatal Pathology; Molecular Diagnostic, Lead Pathologist for Next Generation Sequencing Development and Practice, Allina Health Laboratory (A Part of Abbott Northwestern Hospital)

Kara R. Schoeffel, MS, CGC

Licensed Certified Genetic Counselor, Department of Clinical Genomics, Mayo Clinic

Carolyn Messner, DSW, OSW-C, FAPOS, FAOSW

Director of Education and Training, CancerCare

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Workshop Date

This workshop was originally recorded on October 19, 2021.

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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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