Ovarian Cancer

A coordinated multidisciplinary team of cancer experts cares for our patients across our UW Medicine and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance facilities. Our physicians and scientists are recognized for both their collaboration and expertise in ovarian cancer nationally by the National Institutes of Health via their Specialized Program of Research Excellence award to our institution. Our physicians and scientists work together to attack the fundamental mechanisms of ovarian cancer and design novel personalized therapies.

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Diet May Influence Ovarian Cancer Survival

Women with healthier diets before an ovarian cancer diagnosis are less likely to die in the years following the disease than women with poorer diets.

Pioneering Immunogenic Cancer Research

Martin McIntosh from the Fred Hutch team was awarded $4.4 million from the NCI for pioneering immunogenic cancer research

Vaccine to Prevent Ovarian Cancer

Nora Disis is evaluating a vaccine candidate that targets a protein called IGFBP-2 to prevent ovarian cancer from recurring