Patient Video - Alicia’s story: What advice do you have for others about genetic and biomarker testing for ovarian cancer?
Alicia shares advice about genetic testing and biomarker testing for other patients with ovarian cancer. She encourages others to talk to their doctors about testing because the more you know, the more treatment options you'll have. For Alicia, her biomarker test results opened doors for her to participate in clinical trials.
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.