AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – A Colorado teenager, fighting a disease that usually strikes women four times her age, is now in remission.

Peyton Linafelter is in remission from the most common form of ovarian cancer that typically strikes much older women.

Peyton Linafelter (credit: CBS)

Peyton Linafelter (credit: CBS)

Her doctor at the University of Colorado Hospital, Dr. Saketh Guntupalli, says the 16-year-old has one of the worst cases of cancer he’s ever seen, but she also has the strength and resilience to beat it.