Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian Cancer

A difficult-to-detect condition, cancer of the ovaries often shows no symptoms. Regular gynecologic checkups and an annual pelvic exam can help detect this disease that causes more deaths than other female reproductive system cancers.

Comprehensive Care for Ovarian Cancer

If you or a loved one receive a new diagnosis of ovarian cancer or if you experience a recurrent gynecologic malignancy, reach out to the gynecologic cancer experts at OU Health Stephenson Cancer Center in Oklahoma City. You’ll join a multidisciplinary team of diverse cancer specialists to collaborate on developing a comprehensive treatment plan tailored to your specific situation.

Ovarian Cancer Services & Treatments for You

At Stephenson Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute (NCI)-Designated Cancer Center, you benefit from high-risk cancer prevention counseling, and you gain access to the latest evidence-based treatment methods and medical technology. You and your care team may choose your approaches from a full spectrum of services such as:

  • Diagnosis for new and recurrent cancers

  • Lab testing and biopsy

  • Fertility preservation options, including in vitro fertilization, egg freezing, ovarian transposition / suppression / shielding, radical trachelectomy

  • Complex gynecologic surgery, including open, laparoscopic and minimally invasive robotic-assisted procedures

  • Chemotherapy management and infusion

  • Personalized therapy

  • Radiation therapy

Cancer Navigation Services

Throughout your journey at Stephenson Cancer Center, your care team includes a nurse navigator, a specially trained registered nurse (RN) who acts as your personal advocate and adds an extra layer of support. Learn more about Cancer Navigation Services.

In addition, you benefit from extensive Supportive Care services, such as genetic counseling, nutrition, support groups, palliative care, cancer education workshops, and symptom and pain management. And you’ll find all your cancer-related services in a bright, welcoming, up-to-date facility close to home and designed for your comfort and convenience.

Clinical Trials for Advanced Treatment

At Stephenson Cancer Center, you also may qualify to participate in cancer clinical trials as part of the National Cancer Institute’s National Clinical Trials Network (NCTN), giving you early access to today’s newest drugs and potential breakthrough treatments before they become widely available.

As one of the nation’s leading sites for clinical trials related to gynecologic cancers, Stephenson’s options in Oklahoma City cover all phases of treatment and all aspects of cancer care, including Phase I, quality of life, nutrition and recovery.

Personal Attention for Your Journey

As part of your cancer journey at Stephenson, you can rely on your care team members to connect you with medical professionals and information to help you better understand your diagnosis and treatment options. You benefit from the significant resources and extensive expertise available for your care, as well as the ongoing support of team members dedicated to guiding you through the challenges of your particular situation.

Multidisciplinary Cancer Care Team

From your first contact with Stephenson, you become a vital part of our multidisciplinary team approach that brings you together with cancer specialists, such as medical oncologists, surgical oncologists, pathologists, radiologists and others, to ensure you receive the best care for your particular condition.

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