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Ovarian Cancer Survivors

Learn more about how HBOC affects members of specific populations.

Related Force Information

BRCA1/2 Carriers with Ovarian Cancer Show Better Survival Rates
Spring 2008 FORCE newsletter article about improved survival in women with BRCA mutations and ovarian cancer.

Tampa Study Finds BRCA1/2 Mutations Cause Many Ovarian Cancer Cases
Winter 2006 Joining FORCEs newsletter article about the study that showed that a large number of ovarian cancer patients carry a BRCA mutation

Ovarian Cancer Treatment Research Clinical Trials
Search for ovarian cancer treatment research studies through clinicaltrials.gov.

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Other Websites

Fertile Hope
Fertile Hope is a nonprofit organization providing information and support for cancer patients whose medical treatments may affect their fertility. The website provides a wide range of information as well as links to organizations, selected health care providers, and other resources.

Hyster Sisters
A site for women facing hysterectomy or gynecologic surgery.

National Cancer Institute
The National Cancer Institute is a government agency that provides statistics, education and research on all cancer types. The site has a specific section on cancer genetics, with sections devoted entirely to hereditary breast cancer and hereditary ovarian cancer.

National Ovarian Cancer Coalition
The National Ovarian Cancer Coalition is a national nonprofit organization providing education, support and awareness for ovarian cancer.

Ovarian Cancer National Alliance
The Ovarian Cancer National Alliance is a nonprofit organization that provides education, awareness and advocacy for ovarian cancer.

Women's Cancer Network
Sponsored by the Gynecologic Cancer Foundation, the Women’s Cancer Network has excellent overviews on the risks of ovarian cancer.