Search Results for: endometriosis

Endometriosis Treatments Lower Ovarian Cancer Risk

Women who had surgery to treat their endometriosis also lowered their risk of developing ovarian cancer. A study of approximately 600 Swedish women found that those who either had one … Continue reading 

Endometriosis Linked to 3 Types of Ovarian Cancer

Women who suffer from endometriosis may have a higher risk of developing three types of ovarian cancer, a new study says. The research, published in the online edition of The … Continue reading 

ARID1A Mutations in Endometriosis-Associated Ovarian Carcinomas (NEJM)

Background Ovarian clear-cell and endometrioid carcinomas may arise from endometriosis, but the molecular events involved in this transformation have not been described. Methods We sequenced the whole transcriptomes of 18 … Continue reading 

Clinical Presentation of Endometrioid Epithelial Ovarian Cancer with Concurrent Endometriosis: A Multicenter Retrospective Study (Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev)

Background: Endometrioid epithelial ovarian cancer (EEOC) is frequently diagnosed in conjunction with endometriosis and is suggested to arise during the process of endometriosis. This study evaluates the clinical manifestations, including … Continue reading 

Give by December 31 to Bring Hope to a Survivor Like Ruth

Ruth Hilts is one of the thousands of ovarian cancer survivors we worked with in 2013. Your gift helps survivors like me feel less alone. Click here to make a … Continue reading 

Cindi Collins, Cleveland, OH

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I’ll be the first to admit that stress is not something I handle well. I consider myself to be an over achiever with a strong personal work ethic. In the … Continue reading 

Ovarian Cancer National Alliance Hosts 15th Annual Conference: Poised for Progress

Once again, our Annual Conference left participants inspired, educated and engaged! This year, we kicked off the meeting with a pre-conference workshop on clinical trials. The session was standing room … Continue reading 

2012 Annual Conference

Conference Materials Advocacy Day Materials Once again, our Annual Conference left participants inspired, educated and engaged! Our speakers showed how we are Poised for Progress in research, awareness and advocacy … Continue reading 

Conference Materials

2012 Annual Conference The PowerPoint presentations and other materials from the Ovarian Cancer National Alliance’s 15th Annual Conference are listed below. Feel free to download these documents and disseminate to … Continue reading 

Frequently Asked Questions

Ovarian Cancer Myths Does promoting ovarian cancer information increase anxiety among women? A recent scientific study in Britain dispelled this idea; promoting cancer information really reassures the public. (British Medical … Continue reading