Study reveals no survival benefit from systemic therapy in very advanced solid tumors

May 17, 2024 9:00 am

Clearity’s Perspective: Clearity knows that making decisions about continuing treatment when facing advanced ovarian cancer is complicated. Given the difficulty of these decisions, this article suggests having goals-of-care conversations with your medical providers when deciding whether or not to continue Read more

New Approach May Help People with Cancer Better Manage Depression, Pain, and Fatigue

May 14, 2024 9:00 am

Clearity offers emotional support to individuals with ovarian cancer through our Steps Through OC program. If you would like personal one-to-one assistance with the stress and challenges associated with an ovarian cancer diagnosis, our team of OC Counselors may be Read more

Yoga shows ‘most improvement’ in restoring brain health in long-term cancer survivors, Northeastern researcher says

May 10, 2024 9:00 am

by Cynthia McCormick Hibbert

For too many cancer survivors, life after treatment is fraught with a decline in cognitive function known as “chemo brain.”

newly published study by a Northeastern professor says that yoga might hold the key to … Read more

Stress-Induced Immune Changes May Help Cancer Spread

April 2, 2024 9:00 am

Clearity’s Perspective: This article highlights the importance of learning ways to cope with and manage stress after an ovarian cancer diagnosis. The study, performed only on mice, suggests that there may be a link between overproduction of stress hormones and Read more

Women’s Cancers: Clinicians Research, Advise on Sexual Dysfunction

March 29, 2024 9:00 am

By Heidi Splete

Many women with cancer want advice for managing sexual function issues, and clinicians are tuning in, new studies suggest.

Decreased sexual function is a side effect of many types of cancer, notably uterine, cervical, ovarian, and breast … Read more

This Could Be a Strong Weapon for Cancer Pain (or Any Pain)

February 21, 2024 9:00 am

By Courtney Southwick

Exercising for upwards of 30 minutes most days may help relieve pain in patients who’ve been diagnosed with cancer, according to a study of exercise and pain outcomes from more than 60,000 people, including 10,000 with a … Read more

Patients and Doctors Push Back Against the Harsh Side Effects of Cancer Drugs

— “If the patients are not taking the drug, then it’s not going to work”

February 6, 2024 10:30 am

By Associated Press.

For cancer patients, the harsh side effects of powerful drugs have long been the trade-off for living longer. Now, patients and doctors are questioning whether all that suffering is necessary.

They’ve ignited a movement to radically change … Read more

Real-World Data Confirm the Incidence of ADC-Related Ocular Toxicities in Ovarian Cancer

January 26, 2024 9:00 am

By Ashling Wahner

Although the antibody-drug conjugate (ADC) mirvetuximab soravtansine-gynx (Elahere) is associated with a high rate of ocular toxicity in patients with folate receptor α (FRα)-positive, platinum-resistant ovarian cancer, the real-world incidence of this adverse effect (AE) in this … Read more

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