Author Archives: Lisa Mauti

LPGA Symetra Tour to Host Ovarian Cancer National Alliance Pro Am March 27

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 27, 2014   LPGA Symetra Tour to Host Ovarian Cancer National Alliance Pro Am March 27 Event Supports Ovarian Cancer Programs, Launches Joan Kidd, MD Ovarian … Continue reading 

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Joan Kidd, MD Ovarian Cancer Awareness Cup

The Joan Kidd, MD Ovarian Cancer Awareness Cup is an online golf competition that culminates in a National Finals tournament to be held in January 2015.

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Play with the best at the Ovarian Cancer National Alliance Official Pro Am

Official Pro-Am Package includes (per spot): One round of golf with an LPGA Symetra Tour professional at the Alaqua Country Club. One invitation for two to the Pro-Am celebration One … Continue reading 

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Treatment in New Study on Mice with Ovarian Cancer has Positive Results

A targeted drug delivery system developed at Rutgers University could possibly make ovarian cancer more treatable.  The study results published in Clinical Cancer Research also indicated the new system could increase survival … Continue reading 

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Scientists Ask: Does Ovarian Cancer Have a Smell?

George Preti, who works at the Monell Chemical Senses Center as an organic chemist, and an interdisciplinary team that includes physicists and veterinarians at the University of Pennsylvania are using … Continue reading 

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New Study find Hot Ovarian Cancer Cells are Easier to Kill

Oregon State University researchers have found that using nanotechnology with heat and cytotoxic drugs can kill up to 95% of ovarian cancer cells.  While there is still additional research that … Continue reading 

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New Clue in BRCA1 and BRCA2 Mutations

A new study released in Lancet Oncology showed that abnormal levels of female hormones in the bloodstream may be why women with BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutations are at a higher risk … Continue reading 

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Doxil Shortage Update

Johnson & Johnson has announced that it is likely the Doxil shortage will continue through the end of 2014.  They announced that their main supplier of Doxil has decided to … Continue reading 

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New Discovery of Inflammation Process of Some Ovarian Cancer Tumors Could Help Expand Treatment

A study led by Dr. Andrew Stephens from the Prince Henry’s Institute has discovered a process that is associated with inflammation in cancers.  This discovery could lead to expanded treatment … Continue reading 

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Genetic Ovarian and Breast Cancer Treatments Getting a Fresh Look

“Drug makers are rallying to a class of drugs that, if they succeed, could be the first treatments to target breast and ovarian cancers tied to the genetic mutations known … Continue reading 

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Ovarian Tissue Transplant followed by Successful IVF Creates Future Fertility Hope for Ovarian Cancer Survivors

  An ovarian cancer survivor in Australia, Vali, is 26-weeks pregnant after being told she was infertile due to ovarian cancer treatments. “The sample of Vali’s ovarian tissue was taken … Continue reading 

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President Obama Declares September National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

“This month, we extend a hand to all women battling ovarian cancer. We pledge our support to them, to their families, and to the goal of defeating this disease.”-President Barack … Continue reading 

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