Ovarian Cancer

A woman with a family history of breast cancer shares her journey

By uclahealth • September 6, 2022

UCLA’s Dr. Joshua G. Cohen is the principal investigator on a multi-campus study launching in the spring

By uclahealth • March 11, 2022

Ovarian cancer is the leading cause of gynecologic cancer death in the U.S.

By uclahealth • January 3, 2022

'I’m more optimistic than ever about the future for cancer patients,' says the world-renowned expert in gynecologic malignancies

By uclahealth • September 10, 2021

Dr. Ritu Salani informs women about identifying cancerous symptoms

By uclahealth • September 18, 2020

“I founded the Ovarian Cancer Circle to honor the memory of my daughter, Robin Babbini, who was diagnosed with ovarian cancer at 17,” recounts Paulinda Schimmel Babbini, who was honored by City Hall for the work she and the Ovarian Cancer Circle do, partnered with UCLA Health, to raise awareness [...]

By uclahealth • October 30, 2019

“Here in Los Angeles, for the third year in a row, we are declaring September Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month,” proclaims Paul Koretz, councilmember for the 5th district city of Los Angeles." “More than 22,000 women are diagnosed each year, with a 50% mortality rate. Part of this high mortality rate [...]

By uclahealth • September 27, 2019

“I really appreciate that City Hall is continuing their support for ovarian cancer awareness,” effuses 46-year-old Flower Miller, who was honored by the city of Los Angeles for her strength, determination, and awareness efforts. Flower was diagnosed with stage 3 ovarian cancer in April of 2014. “When I met Dr. [...]

By uclahealth • September 27, 2019

“It’s incredible to see the city of Los Angeles recognize ovarian cancer and bring awareness to this,” says Dr. Sanaz Memarzadeh, MD/PhD, director of the Gynecology Oncology Discovery Laboratory at UCLA Health. “Ovarian cancer awareness is a cause that’s very near and dear to my heart. It’s something that my [...]

By uclahealth • September 26, 2019