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Ovarian Cancer Patients with Robust Support Networks Live Longer

According to a study of 186 women with ovarian cancer, women with high levels of emotional support lived longer than women without them. The study also suggests that a high … Continue reading 

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Women’s Sexuality Altered by Diagnosis of Ovarian Cancer

A small focus group of women with ovarian cancer indicated that “Regardless of age, women reported that ovarian cancer treatment had a detrimental impact on their sexuality and that the … Continue reading 

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Study examines end-of-life care for cancer patients

Many in their final days receive costly, aggressive treatments they may not want, according to researchers at the Dartmouth Atlas of Health Care. In California, Los Angeles County had the … Continue reading 

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Ovarian cancer survivors share trials but focus on triumphs at Dallas hospital’s support group

Becky Teter shrieks as the women spill into the conference room for their regular gathering. “Oh, Lisa made it! Yea!” The women laugh and smile and clap. “And Louise! Ahh! … Continue reading 

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