Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian cancer is a disease in which cancer cells form in the tissue covering the ovary. Ovarian cancer is treated by specialists in the Gynecology Cancer Program.

pat barker

Diagnosed with stage IV ovarian cancer in 2002, Pat Barker heard the survival rate for her disease was 15%—and, to her, that was a good thing. "I thought, somebody has to make up that 15%. I can be that 15%." Now a beloved volunteer at Huntsman Cancer Institute, her positive perspective proved true.

Read Pat's story.