Ovarian Cancer: What Women Need to Know
From genetic testing before diagnosis, to surgery and breakthrough therapies during treatment, our experts are delivering high-quality ovarian cancer care to patients while innovating for the future.
Ovarian cancer affects one in 78 women and has often spread before diagnosis because of sometimes-vague symptoms, including bloating and abdominal swelling.
While it’s very hard to prevent ovarian cancer, genetic testing can identify conditions, like BRCA and Lynch syndrome, that indicate increased risk for the disease. Using that information, women are able to work with doctors and genetic experts to create plans for observation and possible treatment.
After diagnosis, The James’ patients are treated with surgery, chemotherapy and other treatments, each performed or administered by experts dedicated to ovarian cancer care.