Below is the list of topics covered in this book, available at the Don and Cathy Jacobs Health Education Center at the University of Kentucky.


  1. What is Ovarian Cancer?
  2. Surgery for Ovarian Cancer
  3. Chemotherapy
  4. The Side-Effects of Chemotherapy
  5. Radiation Therapy
  6. Nutrition
  7. Controlling Pain and Suffering
  8. Adding Quality to Life
  9. Integrative Medicine for Ovarian Cancer

A Personal Perspective on Image Recovery

10. Image Recovery

A personal perspective on taking care of social needs

11. Taking Care of Social Needs

A personal perspective on genetic testing

12. Genetic Testing

A Personal Perspective on Therapy Completion and Surveillence

13. Therapy Completion and Surveillence

A Personal Perspective on Coping with Recurrence, Maintaining Hope & Connecting with the Survivor Community

14. Coping with Recurrence, Maintaining Hope, & Connecting with the Survivor Community

A Personal Perspective on Considering the End of Life

A Personal Perspective on Making Decisions About the End of Life

15. Decisions at the End of Life

16. Death and the Process of Dealing with Loss

17. Survivorship



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