Life Experience of Survivors of Gynecologic Cancers: A Survey Conducted in Italy

January 11, 2024 9:00 am

Clearity offers emotional support to people diagnosed with ovarian cancer and their caregivers through our Steps Through OC program. If you would like personalized, one-to-one assistance with navigating the impact of an ovarian cancer diagnosis, our team of OC Counselors Read more

Integrating Acupuncture Into a Cancer Treatment Plan

September 27, 2023 9:00 am

Key Points:

  • Acupuncture is a medical technique rooted in Chinese medicine that has beenused for millennia to improve health and well-being.
  • Despite growing interest and increasing evidence for its effectiveness in reducing symptom burden, the use of acupuncture remains low
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Elahere for Ovarian Cancer: How to Manage Side Effects

August 15, 2023 9:00 am

A new drug approval is providing hope for many people living with ovarian cancer.

Some women have what is known as “platinum-resistant” cancer, that means the disease is no longer responding to platinum-based chemotherapy, the most common chemo drug used … Read more

Aerobic exercise may reduce chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy in ovarian cancer

August 2, 2023 9:00 am

Key takeaways:

  • Women assigned a 6-month intervention reported decreased chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy symptoms.
  • Women in the control group reported a slight increase in symptoms.

A 6-month aerobic exercise intervention significantly improved self-reported chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy among women who underwent chemotherapy … Read more

Acupuncture, acupressure may benefit women undergoing gynecologic cancer surgery

January 17, 2023 10:20 am

by Jennifer Southall

Women who underwent surgery for gynecologic cancers experienced decreased symptoms of anxiety and pain with the use of acupressure before surgery and acupuncture during surgery, according to study results published in Cancer.

Further investigation is needed … Read more