September 18, 2019
What You Need to Know About Ovarian Cancer
Risks, Symptoms, Treatment Options, and More
Ovarian cancer ranks fifth in cancer deaths among women, accounting for more deaths than any other cancer in the female reproductive system. Currently, there are no early detection tests, which explains why 59 percent of patients are diagnosed with advanced disease.
On today’s show, we’re covering what you need to know about this devastating disease, as well as the risks, symptoms, treatment options, genetic testing, and making informed decisions in the event of a diagnosis.
We are joined by Dr. Sivan Kinberg, Director of the Pediatric Intestinal Rehabilitation Center at Columbia University in New York, to learn about the importance of fatty acids and calories in parenteral nutrition.