FDA NewsNewsworthyOvarian Cancer
In August 2017, the FDA approved Lynparza tablets for the maintenance treatment of adults with recurrent epithelial ovarian, fallopian tube, or peritoneal cancer who had a response to platinum-based chemotherapy.
In 1997 I was 27, happy, free, and traveling the world as a flight attendant. Newly married and ready to have a baby, I felt strong and invincible. My future was unfolding just as I expected it to. Until the symptoms appeared ever so subtly.
Unlike mammography, no routine test, such as a Pap smear, can yet detect ovarian cancer. Each year, approximately 22,000 women in the United States are diagnosed with ovarian cancer.
Despite having no history of cancer in my family, I received this diagnosis and prognosis. I was thrown completely off balance!
Ovarian CancerSexuality and Cancer
Cancer diagnosis, treatment, and recovery can lead to changes in your sexual anatomy, functioning, and your feelings about your sexuality.
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