Patient Video - Shirley's story: How was your ovarian cancer recurrence diagnosed?
Shirley describes how her ovarian cancer recurrence was diagnosed. She talks about the ongoing monitoring she receives, which includes regular CA-125 blood testing, as well as CT and PET scans. Shirley has had a few recurrences and shares her story in the hope that it will help other women with ovarian cancer.
This educational activity has been developed by the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition in collaboration with Mechanisms in Medicine Inc.
This activity is supported by educational grants from: Alkermes plc, AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP, Clovis Oncology, Inc., Eisai Inc., Foundation Medicine, Inc., Genentech, a Member of the Roche Group, GSK, ImmunoGen, Inc., Merck & Co, Inc., Novartis, Novocure Inc., Pfizer, Inc.
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.