Kaiser Permanente Research on Ovarian Cancer Survival

KP-ROCSThe main aim of this cohort study based at Kaiser Permanente Northern California is to evaluate the impact of obesity on ovarian cancer treatment and survival, with consideration of disparities across the different racial/ethnic groups in these outcomes. This study is funded by the National Cancer Institute.

Study Team:


  1. Bandera EV, Lee VS, Rodriguez-Rodriguez L, Powell CB, Kushi LH. Chemotherapy dosing and ovarian cancer survival according to body mass indexJAMA Oncology 2015; 1(6):737-45.

  2. Bandera EV, Lee V, Rodriguez-Rodriguez L, Powell B, Kushi LH. Racial/ethnic disparities in ovarian cancer treatment and survivalClinical Cancer Research 2016 Dec 1;22(23):5909-5914.

  3. Bandera, EV, Lee V, Qin B, Rodriguez-Rodriguez L, Powell B, Kushi LH. Impact of body mass index on ovarian cancer survival varies by stage.  Br J Cancer. 2017 Jul 11;117(2):282-289.