Best Things You Might Have Missed in 2014

  1. LatinaSHARE's first Spanish-language webinar about breast and ovarian cancers in the Latina community: el Cancer de Seno y Ovario en la Comunidad Latina 
  2. The news that Patient Advocate Foundation has expanded copay assistance to ovarian cancer patients!
  3. Great article published in journal Gynecologic Oncology resulting from a unique collaboration between SHARE Advocates and Drs. Melissa Frey and Stephanie Blank: "A qualitative study of ovarian cancer survivors' perceptions of endpoints and goals of care" (for access to the full article, contact Savannah Shyne)
  4. Important video by gynecologic oncologists/rock musicians N.E.D. (No Evidence of Disease): What Every Woman Should Know about GYN Cancers


  5. "Made Me Nuclear," a one-man pop operetta by osteosarcoma survivor Charlie Lustman, performed for the SHARE community in May. If you missed the show, complimentary copies of his CD are available by emailing Beth Kling.
  6. The news that FDA approved Avastin with chemo for platinum-resistant ovarian cancer.
  7. Dr. Don Dizon's excellent webinar: Coping with October: Ideas for Those Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer. Dr. Don's presentation is informative and insightful, and the Q&A is fantastic.


  8. The news that the First Ovarian Cancer Dream Team was launched by Stand Up to Cancer in collaboration with OCNA, NOCC, and OCRF. The team is dedicated to piloting leading-edge ovarian cancer research. Actor Pierce Brosnan announced the launch.