About This Educational Activity

Title: You and Ovarian Cancer – An Animated Patient's Guide to Ovarian Cancer
Launch date: October 28, 2021
Supported by educational grants from: Alkermes plc, AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP, Clovis Oncology, Inc., Eisai Inc., Genentech, GSK, Merck & Co, Inc., Novartis, Novocure Inc., Pfizer, Inc.

You and Ovarian Cancer

This educational activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of patients and caregivers affected by ovarian cancer.

This educational activity has been developed by the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition in collaboration with Mechanisms in Medicine Inc.

The mission of the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition is to save lives through the prevention and cure of ovarian cancer and to improve quality of life for survivors and their caregivers.

This website is part of the Animated Patient™ series developed by Mechanisms in Medicine Inc., to provide highly visual formats of learning for patients to improve their understanding, make informed decisions, and partner with their healthcare professionals for optimal outcomes.


Nita K. Lee, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Assistant Director, University of Chicago Comprehensive Cancer Center
Community Outreach and Engagement
Chicago, Illinois

Sarah Taylor, MD
Assistant Professor of Gynecologic Oncology
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Magee-Womens Hospital
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Conflict of Interest Disclosures:

Mechanisms in Medicine Inc. is committed to providing its learners with high quality educational activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of a commercial interest.

The faculty reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this educational activity:


Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance their own personal development.

Technical Requirements:

YouAndOvarianCancer.com is an internet-based educational program available on Mac and PC. Click here to view Technical Requirements