BY Karen Lu, M.D. and Mark Ebell, M.D.

The majority of women diagnosed with ovarian cancer face a difficult journey of repeated treatments that include aggressive surgeries and multiple rounds of chemotherapy.

Despite our efforts to introduce effective new therapies, very few will find a long-term cure. This is because more than two-thirds of women don’t show signs of the disease until it’s reached an advanced stage, when long-term survival rates are around 20%. However...