Tag: ovarian cancer

Fallopian tube tumorigenesis and clinical implications for ovarian cancer risk-reduction

16 Aug
Fallopian tube tumorigenesis and clinical implications for ovarian cancer risk-reduction

Ovarian cancer remains the leading cause of gynecologic cancer death among American women. Prevention is the only proven approach to reduce the incidence of the disease. Oral contraception, tubal ligation, and risk-reducing salpingo-oophorectomy (rrBSO) for high-risk groups are all established risk reduction strategies. This paradigm...

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Management of sexuality, intimacy, and menopause symptoms in patients with ovarian cancer

14 May
Management of sexuality, intimacy, and menopause symptoms in patients with ovarian cancer

Issues of sexuality, intimacy, and early menopause significantly impact the quality of life of patients following the diagnosis and treatment of ovarian cancer. These are undertreated problems. Successful treatment requires the provider’s awareness of the problem, ability to identify it, and willingness to treat...

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