Oriana Sousa of Marinha Grande, Portugal was diagnosed in 2012 with an aggressive form of Small Cell Ovarian Cancer, and after several years of downturn and discouragement, was unexpectedly "cured" through immunotherapy. She has been in total remission for two years. This is her story.
* "Small cell carcinoma of the ovary (SCCO) is a rare, highly malignant tumor that affects mainly young women, with a median age at diagnosis of 24 years old. ... SCCO accounts for 0.1 percent of ovarian cancer cases. Approximately two-thirds of patients with SCCO have hypercalcemia." *smallcellovarian.org