Patient Video - Shirley’s story: What successes and challenges have you had with your ovarian cancer treatment?
Shirley describes the successes and challenges she has faced with her ovarian cancertreatments, and shares some of the ways she has coped. Shirley has had a few recurrences of ovarian cancer since her initial diagnosis. She talks about the physical and emotional toll of the treatments and rounds of chemotherapy. She reflects on the importance of persevering, even in the hardest times. The incredible support from her husband and healthcare team has helped her get through.
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.