Patient Video - Ariana's story: What challenges did you face as a young woman with ovarian cancer?
Ariana reflects on the unique experiences and challenges she faced when she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer at the young age of 17. She talks about the emotional impact of her rare diagnosis, and the unique treatment and surgery decisions she faced at such a young age. Ariana shares her story in the hope that it will help other young 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.