Women's Health

Many with Ovarian Cancer Try Maintenance Therapy to Buy Time

Only a few maintenance therapy patients declared bad health

On a more positive note, only 2% and 7% of patients with primary or recurrent cancer and undergoing maintenance therapy respectively described their current health status as bad or very bad. “Only a few patients under maintenance therapy described their health status as bad,” said Prof. Dr. Sehouli. Most of the participants reacted with a neutral response; 35% said that they were feeling well, and 20% said that they were feeling very well.