Ovarian Cancer

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News: Ovarian Cancer

Testing For Ovarian Cancer Gene  -  23 Nov 2009
FOX2now.com...(KTVI - FOX2now.com) - More than 200000 women in the US will be diagnosed with breast or ovarian cancer this year. Up to ten percent of those cases are due ...

Breast Cancer Risk Is Not So Easy to Figure Out  -  23 Nov 2009
U.S. News & World ReportOther possible signs of some kind of inherited predisposition: cases of both breast and ovarian cancer on the same side of the family, or of bilateral ...

Pending Key Developments Ahead for CytRx Corporation (NASDAQ: CYTR)  -  23 Nov 2009
CNNMoney.com (press release)...had caused statistically significant tumor shrinkage in an animal model of ovarian cancer had been accepted for publication in the peer reviewed journal ...

The Genes of Our Fathers  -  23 Nov 2009
New York Times...denied jobs or being fired because a parent had Huntington's disease, or the worker had a BRCA1 gene that predisposed her to breast and ovarian cancer. ...

Senate's Women Could Sway Health Bill  -  23 Nov 2009
New York TimesThe bundle of services, including screenings for post-partum depression and ovarian cancer, would have to be provided at low or no cost by insurance plans ...

Generex Scientist Makes Presentation at National Influenza Congress  -  23 Nov 2009
CNNMoney.com (press release)...a second Phase I study in patients with either breast or ovarian cancer where it is being used in conjunction with another immunotherapeutic peptide. ...

Seattle Genetics and Agensys, an Affiliate of Astellas, Expand Antibody-Drug ...  -  23 Nov 2009
WELT ONLINE...directed to a novel target for ovarian cancer. Agensys was acquired by Astellas Pharma in December 2007. The Company laboratories, GMP manufacturing, ...

A guide for women's health  -  23 Nov 2009
Jamaica ObserverIt could also signal something more serious like colon cancer, ovarian cancer or inflammatory bowel disease. X-rays of the gastro-intestinal tract and blood ...

Texas Tech's new team of cancer researchers has brought the university new ...  -  23 Nov 2009
LubbockOnline.comSince then, the duo have had some success treating recurrent ovarian cancer and adult lymphoma, and are working to improve their results in prostate cancer ...

Study: Patients who don't accept state of illness can get depressed  -  23 Nov 2009
Palm Beach Daily News..."Living with my ovarian cancer, I face many similar issues. I accept that my cancer may return; I hope that it does not, but my happiness does not depend on ...

Benefactor leaves £300000 to Loros Hospice in Leicester  -  23 Nov 2009
Leicester MercuryBenefactor Margaret Shipman, who died after battling ovarian cancer, has left £250000 to be used for the charity's running costs and £50000 towards the ...

Teal Tea dances for a cure, dances like the stars  -  23 Nov 2009
Hamiltonspace.com8, 2009 at the Nottingham Ballroom and raised $3000 for ovarian cancer awareness and research efforts. Pictured are Susan Rudy, Dancing for a Cure Committee ...

Blood Matters  -  23 Nov 2009
Financial Times...gene's lethal path through her Jewish ancestry, Gessen confronts her own massively increased risk (to about 87 per cent) of breast or ovarian cancer. ...

Spielman Helps New Lexington Woman's Cancer Battle  -  ‎Nov 21, 2009‎
WHIZA New Lexington woman, who was diagnosed with cervical and ovarian cancer back in 2000, says she is saddened by the loss of 42-year-old Stefanie Spielman. ...

Leukemia Drug May Help Some Ovarian Cancer Patients  -  ‎Nov 12, 2009‎
U.S. News & World Report12 (HealthDay News) -- A drug for people with a form of leukemia holds promise as a possible treatment for ovarian cancer, new research suggests. ...

The connection between breast and ovarian cancer  -  ‎Oct 28, 2009‎
WTOCOctober is Breast Cancer Awareness month and September was Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month and area doctors are working to raise awareness about the ...

Kidman, Hudson honor everyday heroes  -  ‎Nov 22, 2009‎
Houston ChronicleIn one of the night's most emotional moments, James Bond star Pierce Brosnan recalled his late wife Cassandra Harris, who died of ovarian cancer in 1991, ...

Vail Valley's cancer center studies life coaches  -  ‎Nov 21, 2009‎
Vail Daily NewsVail Valley: Ovarian cancer survivor Nancy Goetze, left, looks on while exercise physiologist Dustin Buttars helps breast cancer survivor ...

Actress Kathy Bates returns to Memphis bearing message of hope  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
Memphis Commercial AppealTena Swatzyna gets a hug and some support from fellow ovarian cancer survivor Kathy Bates during a luncheon Friday at The Peabody. ...

How cancer screening can do harm  -  ‎Nov 21, 2009‎
NorthJersey.comTake the CA-125 test that has been used to screen for ovarian cancer. Women with the disease often have higher blood levels of this protein, so it seemed to ...

Doctor criticizes new guidelines  -  ‎Nov 21, 2009‎
Charleston Post Courier...or the "Pap" test, will be that women may forgo annual checkups that detect other problems, such as sexually transmitted diseases and ovarian cancer. ...

US Patent Office Issues Vermillion Patent for Biomarkers Detecting Ovarian Cancer  -  ‎Nov 12, 2009‎
CNNMoney.com (press release)The patent covers biomarker combinations for both the diagnosis and management of ovarian cancer and covers measurement of the markers by a variety of ...

Stars come out for CNN Heroes ceremony  -  ‎Nov 22, 2009‎
The Associated PressShe was a "magnificent mother, a wonderful actor," he said of Cassandra Harris, who died of ovarian cancer in 1991. "There are too many of us who have lost ...

Early detection key in ovarian cancer  -  ‎Nov 16, 2009‎
Abilene Reporter-NewsVaughan was diagnosed with ovarian cancer about three years ago. If Lucy Vaughan could do it over again, she would have gone for her annual pelvic exam back ...

Cancer survivor helping others  -  ‎Nov 8, 2009‎
San Antonio ExpressShe was diagnosed at 23 with ovarian cancer and at 37 with breast cancer. Brown turned to friends, family and her faith for support during her struggles and ...

Employers, health insurers can't request genetic tests  -  ‎Nov 22, 2009‎
Palm Beach PostThese tests identify variations in people's genes, such as whether a woman has a predisposition for ovarian cancer. Congress passed the law last year ...

A way to prevent medical situations in female dogs  -  ‎Nov 22, 2009‎
Daily Press3) Ovarian Cancer. Just as with the breast cancers and aforementioned uterine infections, these can be prevented by way of a routine, young, ...

Sunesis Reports Financial Results for the Third Quarter of 2009  -  ‎Nov 16, 2009‎
CNNMoney.com (press release)In the United States, ovarian cancer remains the leading cause of death from gynecologic malignancies and is the fifth leading cause of cancer death overall ...

Coping with Cancer-Part 1  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
WTVY..."I just hated this, I've been through this with another friend of mine with Ovarian Cancer, it's just kind of like why another friend,? Linda said. ...

AEterna Zentaris Announces Positive Preliminary Results for Phase 2 Study with ...  -  ‎Nov 2, 2009‎
ReutersPreliminary Results All 43 patients with LHRH-receptor positive ovarian cancer who entered study AGO-GYN-5 have completed their study treatment. ...

A painful family inheritance for former Georgetown resident  -  ‎Oct 29, 2009‎
Georgetown RecordThose same mutations also significantly increase the lifetime risk of developing ovarian cancer. BRCA-1/2 mutations are the most common in the Ashkenazi ...

Omnitarg™ plus Gemzar® Active in Platinum-resistant Ovarian Cancer  -  ‎Nov 16, 2009‎
Cancer Consultants...[1] Most patients with Stage III or IV ovarian cancer ultimately relapse and develop refractory disease. There is a great need to develop novel treatments ...

Nigeria: One Out of 100 Nigerian Women Proned to Ovarian Cancer - Dr. Oye-Adeniran  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
AllAfrica.comDaily Champion's survey is a fall-out of reports linking elegant wife of former Military President Ibrahim Babangida, Maryam to ovarian cancer. ...

Thanks: Cancer fundraiser a huge success  -  ‎Nov 19, 2009‎
The Salem NewsWe honored Danvers resident Matt Sbriglia with the Care Partner Award; two-time ovarian cancer survivor Amie White with the Champion Award; and Dr. Ursula ...

Ready to Run: Power3 Medical Products (OTC:PWRM)  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
Small Cap NetworkThat test is based on "biomarkers" and is the first FDA-cleared test that can indicate the likelihood of ovarian cancer with high sensitivity before a ...

OXiGENE Reports Positive Safety Data From Phase 2 Trial of ZYBRESTAT in Non ...  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
CNNMoney.com (press release)A Phase II study in platinum-resistant ovarian cancer has been completed and a non-small cell lung cancer study combining fosbretabulin with bevacizumab and ...

Walk honors strong spirit of a cancer victim  -  ‎Nov 14, 2009‎
Louisville Courier-JournalDee Edwards was 38 when she died this past April of ovarian cancer, by all accounts a ...

Delay in Diagnosis : Failure to Timely Diagnose Ovarian Cancer Leads to Death ...  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
InjuryBoard.com (blog)Ovarian cancer is the fifth leading cause of death due to cancer in women in the United States. Ovarian cancer causes more deaths than any other ...

Major Advances in Clinical Cancer Research in 2009: A Report From ASCO  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
MedscapeFrequent CA125 testing to monitor for recurrence of ovarian cancer unnecessary. These findings could change the way that women are monitored after achieving ...

The many 'Faces of Cancer'  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
Murray Ledger and TimesBy KYSER LOUGH / Ledger & Times Karen Hunter, a sales associate at Orscheln's Farm and Home Store and ovarian cancer survivor, stands with the eight “Faces ...

Some hope for cancer victims  -  ‎Nov 12, 2009‎
Coff's Coast AdvocateThe former Olympian, who was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1996 and ovarian cancer in 2000 and 2001, was here to promote the work of the Breast Cancer ...

Ovarian cancer needs attention too  -  ‎Oct 29, 2009‎
Natchez DemocratToday you will be informed just a little about ovarian cancer, which is picking up speed with not enough research for a cure. Ovarian cancer is the eighth ...

Ovarian cancer still lacks reliable early diagnostic test  -  ‎Nov 13, 2009‎
Dayton Daily NewsQ Can a woman with ovarian cancer can be diagnosed earlier if her doctor orders a CA ...

Mammogram Advice  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
Emporia GazetteMy mother had bilateral breast cancer in her thirties, and her mother and younger sister both died of ovarian cancer in their forties. ...

'Connected in spirit' feeling drives student's volunteerism  -  ‎Nov 22, 2009‎
Delaware News..."I first got involved when I was a senior in high school after our religion teacher passed away from ovarian cancer," said Watzka, of Lewis Center. ...

EntreMed's ENMD-2076 Active in Solid and Hematological Cancers  -  ‎Nov 16, 2009‎
PR Newswire (press release)The Company also announced that it has selected ovarian cancer as an initial Phase 2 indication. Initial data for the Phase 1 clinical study with ENMD-2076 ...

Class Action Challenging Patents on Breast Cancer Genes Can Proceed  -  ‎Nov 4, 2009‎
Courthouse News ServiceThey discovered that although everyone carries BRCA genes, certain mutations in the genes are correlated with an increased risk of breast and ovarian cancer ...

Acting on a higher calling: A life of adventure  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
Amarillo.comNina Beth Hargrove discusses her faith in God and her battle with ovarian cancer. Hargrove believes she has been called to help raise ...

A second round of chemotherapy  -  ‎Nov 14, 2009‎
guardian.co.ukWe don't know if having another round of chemotherapy after you've had your first operation and first round of chemotherapy for ovarian cancer will help you ...

Parenting While Going Through Breast Cancer  -  ‎Nov 10, 2009‎
Putnam County News and Recorder (subscription)On Wednesday, November 18, Support Connection Breast and Ovarian Cancer Support Services welcomes new and current members to join them for a discussion via ...



Background information on Ovarian Cancer [When available]

Ovarian cancer is a malignant ovarian neoplasm (an abnormal growth located on the ovaries).

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