• Cancer

    Ovarian Cancer Leads Gynecologic Cancer Deaths

MEDIA ADVISORY: Mayo Clinic Experts Are Available For Interviews  
Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

Ovarian cancer is the leading cause of death from gynecologic cancers and the fifth leading cause of cancer death among women in the U.S. An estimated 22,000 women will be diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2012 and more than 15,000 will die from the disease. Mayo Clinic Cancer Center experts are available to discuss any of the following topics:

  • Overcoming chemotherapy drug resistance in ovarian cancer
  • Fluorescence-guided surgery
  • Complementary and integrative medicine
  • Using mouse avatars to study ovarian cancer
  • Charting the course for ovarian cancer research
  • Researching ovarian cancer risk 

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For interviews with Mayo Clinic experts about Ovarian Cancer contact: 
Joe Dangor
507-284-5005 (days)
507-284-2511 (evenings)
Email: newsbureau@mayo.edu