Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian cancer is a cancer that begins in the ovaries or fallopian tubes.

#FighterFriday: An Unexpected Wake-Up Call

One woman’s decision to freeze her eggs ended up not only saving her life but changing the entire course of it.

Reckless Bravery

One family’s history demonstrates how cancer can be passed from generation to generation—but so can courage.

Going the Extra Mile

Even during a pandemic, the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition continues its longstanding tradition of fostering a community of warriors while spreading early awareness of one of the deadliest types of cancer.

Shaken, but Not Stirred

A plan of care is important after a diagnosis, but even more important is making your voice heard during the process so you can receive the care that’s right for you.

Issue 7 Supporter Michelle Mekky photographed outside
The Supporter: Michelle Mekky

The founder of Mekky Media shares her story about how a surprise ovarian cancer diagnosis led her to start her own public relations firm.

A Literary Love Story

Jason B. Rosenthal, husband of the late award-winning author Amy Krouse Rosenthal, chatted with us about “My Wife Said You May Want to Marry Me,” his memoir response to Amy’s viral New York Times column published just 10 days before her death from ovarian cancer.

Heart + Sole

Upstart Chicago-based clothing company Stitch + Heart customizes the fit and charitable donations of its customers.

The Healing Power of Touch

Eddie Goldberg Perlis, LMT, CMLDT, founder of Massage 4 Inner Peace, has been practicing oncology…

Ask the Doctor

Chicago-based medical oncologist and cancer researcher Dr. David James VanderWeele answers your questions about BRCA gene mutations in men.

A Caregiver’s Refrain

Kandis Draw was devastated after her mother’s cancer diagnosis, and after years of caregiving, she realized how important it was to spend just as much time caring for herself.