Webinar For Women With Ovarian Cancer

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Categories: Health & Wellness, Lectures & Education

40 Triangle Center 10598
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Support Connection announces a free educational webinar “Updates on Treatment for Ovarian Cancer.” Open to women living with ovarian cancer. Participation is free but advance registration is required. Call 914-962-6402 or 800-532-4290.

Presented as part of Support Connection’s annual “Tune In and Take Charge!” campaign to build awareness of ovarian cancer signs and symptoms, to encourage women to self-advocate for their own health, and to give women the tools they need to take action. Held in September in recognition of National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month.

TOPICS: The newest information on drugs for advanced ovarian cancer; the role of personalized medicine; PARP Inhibitors; quality of life issues; sexuality and menopause. Q & A period to follow.

SPEAKER: Elena Ratner, MD. Dr. Ratner is a Gynecologic Oncologist with special interests in chemotherapy targeted drug development, patient quality of life programs and early cancer detection. Her credentials include: Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at Yale, New Haven School of Medicine; Co-Chief, Section of Gynecologic Oncology, Director and Founder of Sexuality & Intimacy in Menopause Program, and Director of Discovery To Cure, at Yale New Haven Health Cancer Center, Smilow Cancer Hospital; Director of Early Ovarian Cancer Detection Program, and Director of Gynecologic Oncology at Stamford Health.

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