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IVF Does Not Significantly Increase Risk of Ovarian Cancer

A study of the medical records of more than 67,000 women who underwent fertility treatment found that fertility treatments did not effect the risk of breast or uterine cancer, and … Continue reading 

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Dogs Sniff Ovarian Cancer

Based on funding from the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs, the cancer-sniffing dog training and studies continue. Read the full article here Ensure that Congress supports the Congressionally Directed Medical … Continue reading 

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Intake Question Related to Ovarian Cancer Symptoms Can Help Women Get Diagnosed Sooner

According to a study done by the Fred Hutchison Cancer Cancer, a quick three-question survey as part of patient intake can help women with the symptoms of ovarian cancer be … Continue reading 

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Fertility Sparing Surgery Recommended by Study

A study of 240 patients with ovarian cancer concluded that young women with early stage disease be provided the option of fertility sparing surgery, rather than aggressive debulking. The study … Continue reading 

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Fertility Drugs Do Not Appear to Cause Ovarian Cancer

A study of approximately 2700 women showed that women who used fertility drugs did not have a higher risk of ovarian cancer, except for women who used fertility drugs and … Continue reading 

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Fasting Before Chemotherapy?

There is a growing body of data indicating that fasting before chemotherapy renders cancer cells more sensitive to the toxic effects of those drugs. On the other side of the … Continue reading 

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Nora “Alice” Pope, Mount Carmel, TN

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My Mother Nora “Alice” Pope was diagnosed in 2010 with Stage IV Ovarian Cancer. Her cancer was diagnosed after an enlarged lymph node appeared in her left inguinal area. The … Continue reading 

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Drugs Approved Faster in US, Cost More

According to a study by the Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development, more cancer drugs were approved in the US than in the EU during the 2010-2011 time … Continue reading 

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9/11 Fund Now Includes Ovarian Cancer

A $4.3 billion fund to compensate and treat people exposed to potential toxins from 9/11 now includes many types of cancer, including ovarian. The inclusion of cancers in this fund … Continue reading 

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Study Shows Some Benefit to Second Debulking Surgery Followed by HIPEC

A study of 56 patients in Italy who had ovarian cancer showed that women with recurrent ovarian cancer benefited from a second debulking surgery followed by HIPEC. HIPEC, or hyperthermic … Continue reading 

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Removing Fallopian Tubes Reduces Risk of Ovarian Cancer

Based on data showing that removing a woman’s fallopian tubes removes her risk of developing ovarian cancer, doctors are now urging women who are having their tubes tied to have … Continue reading 

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Coffee and/or Tea Intake Not Associated with Ovarian Cancer

An analysis of more than 330,000 European women found no evidence that coffee and/or tea intake had any effect on the risk of developing ovarian cancer. The abstract can be … Continue reading 

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