Ovarian Cancer

A Guide to Survivorship for Women with Ovarian Cancer
F. J. Montz, Robert E. Bristow, Paula J. Anastasia / 2005

But I Just Grew Out My Bangs: A Cancer Tale
Katya Ursula Lezin / 2012

Cancer and Death: A Love Story in Two Voices
Leah Vande Berg, Nick Trujillo / 2008

Gilda’s Disease: Sharing Personal Experiences and a Medical Perspective on Ovarian Cancer
M. Steven Piver, Gene Wilder (Contributor) / 1996

I’m Living With It, Not Dying From It
Johnna McClure / 2011  

Memoir of a Debulked Woman: Enduring Ovarian Cancer
Susan Gubar / 2012

No Time to Die: Living With Ovarian Cancer
Liz Tilberis, Aimee Lee Ball (Contributor) / 1999

Outshine: An Ovarian Cancer Memoir
Karen Ingalls / 2012

Ovarian Cancer Journeys: Survivors Share Their Stories To Help Others
Ayala Miron / 2004

Ovarian Cancer: Your Guide to Taking Control (Patient-Centered Guides)
Kristine Conner, Lauren Langford, Musa Mayer / 2003

Positive Results: Making the Best Decisions When You’re at High Risk for Breast or Ovarian Cancer
Joi L. Morris and Ora K. Gordon, MD / 2010

Still With Me: A Daughter’s Journey of Love and Loss
Andrea King Collier / 2003

The Light Within: The Extraordinary Friendship of a Doctor and Patient BroughtTogether by Cancer
Lois M. Ramondetta, MD, Deborah Rose Sills / 2008

 

The information on provided here is for informational and educational purposes only, and is not intended as a substitute for medical help, advice, diagnosis or treatment; nor does it constitute an endorsement of any particular author, philosophy or organization. If you suspect or have been diagnosed with a gynecologic cancer, seek care first from a gynecologic oncologist.

Spotlight

Visit the Sisterhood of Survivorship page to read “Dena’s Story” — by a vulvar cancer survivor who has shared her story and wise words, and channeled her energy into her National Race to End Women’s Cancer team.

Awareness

Vaccine efficacy against vulvar infection with HPV 16/18 was comparable to the efficacy found against cervical infection 4 years after vaccination, according to researchers with the National Cancer Institute.

Research

The Foundation has published its 2014-2015 Research Grants and Awards Booklet with Applications. Please consider applying to become part of an elite group of physician-scientists committed to the well-being of women at risk for/affected by gyn malignancies.

Education

The next Ovarian Cancer Survivors Course will be Saturday, July 26, 2014 in Boston. For more information on courses, click here.