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Overcoming Stage IV Ovarian Cancer: A Life Well-Lived
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
In 2008, I met a delightful 88-year-old patient accompanied by her daughter. The patient had been successfully treated for advanced ovarian cancer with surgery and post-operative chemotherapy and achieved a complete remission. She remained well...
Recurrent BRCA Positive Ovarian Cancer: An Unexpected Opportunity
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
For the over 22,000 women in the United States diagnosed each year with ovarian cancer outcomes have improved slowly, yet the...
Breakthroughs In Cancer?
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
Coco Chanel, the icon of 20th century fashion once said, “Only those with no memory insist on their originality.” I am reminded...
Stand Up to Cancer Research! The Downside to Clinical Trials.
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
As the practice of medicine has moved from a profession to an industrial undertaking, this most human of experiences has fallen...
Cure the Curable, Treat the Treatable and Avoid Futile Care
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
During my interview with Jeff Michaels on the March 28, 5:00 P.M. Fox News, we explored the themes of my current book,...
Beyond Our Borders & Stage 4 Ovarian Cancer Success Story from India
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
I recently returned from Brazil where I participated in a cancer symposium. During my visit I encountered many highly skilled...
Platinum Resistance is in the Eye of the Beholder
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
I was recently apprised of an online conversation surrounding the treatment of platinum refractory and platinum resistant...

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