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News: Ovarian cancer does not start in the ovaries by VidyaSury Facebook Posted Tue 19 Apr 2011 12:44am Ovarian cancer is the fifth deadliest cancer among women, affecting 200,000 women worldwide annually and killing 115,000 women on average each year. US researchers have recreated the process by which ovarian cancer forms in the lab, providing solid evidence that the tumors start in the fallopian tubes, not the ovaries, a study said M ... Read on »
Will removing my ovaries prevent cancer? by Cathy T. Healthy Living Professional Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 8:19pm A woman having a hysterectomy wants to know if her ovaries should be removed at the same time. Dr. Judith Reichman outlines the risks Will removing my ovaries prevent cancer? Read on »
Symptoms and Effective Treatment of Ovarian Cancer - New Gynaecological Expert Guide by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Tue 23 Aug 2011 5:56am Ovarian Cancer Patients need more help to process the amount of information that is now available, and enable informed choice. Consultant Clinical Oncologist and internationally recognised Ovarian Cancer expert Dr McCormack offers this advice to women attending a medical appointment for ovarianrelating to t ... Read on »
Breast Cancer and Ovarian Cancer vaccine by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Wed 09 Nov 2011 4:02am A trial of 26 patients found that a vaccine administered monthly to women led to a survival rate of almost 14 months for breast cancerAbnormal, uncontrolled cell division resulting in a malignant tumour that may invade surrounding tissues or spread to distant parts of the body. and 15 months for ovarianrelating t ... Read on »
Ovarian Cancer by Yusuf Saleeby Medical DoctorFacebook Posted Thu 08 Oct 2009 10:02pm Ovarian Cancer (Ab ovo) By JP Saleeby, MD Ovarian cancer is the 5 th most common cancer in women after lung, breast, colorectal and pancreatic cancers. It accounts for only three percent of cancer in women, and fortunately there has been a decline in incidence of this type of cancer by about 1% ove ... Read on »
Ovarian Cancer by Yusuf Saleeby Medical DoctorFacebook Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:04pm 2 Comments Ovarian Cancer (Ab ovo) By JP Saleeby, MD Ovarian cancer is the 5 th most common cancer in women after lung, breast, colorectal and pancreatic cancers. It accounts for only three percent of cancer in women, and fortunately there has been a decline in incidence of this type of cancer by about 1% o ... Read on »
BOWEL CANCER by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm * Colon cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the colon. * Age and health history can affect the risk of developing colon cancer. * Possible signs of colon cancer include a change in bowel habits or blood in the stool. * Tests that examine the rectum, rectal tissue, and blood are used to detec ... Read on »
BBC NEWS | Health | Ovary loss 'raises dementia risk' by Marie L. Patient Expert Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 4:31pm From the BBC NEWS: Ovary loss 'raises dementia risk' A Mayo Clinic, Minnesota, team found the risk was especially raised among young women - removal of one ovary by the age of 38 raised the risk by 260% . When one of my friends had a hysterectomy (and it was for something fairly vague, fibroids, I think), she said the docs t ... Read on »
What Are the Symptoms of Ovarian Cancer? by CancerTeam .. Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:49pm ANNOUNCER: Most women can remember the day they made the transition from childhood to womanhood. It was the time in their lives they first became acquainted with their ovaries. CAROLYN RUNOWICZ, MD: The ovaries are small, usually almond-shaped organs, and they're part of the reproductive organs, which include the fallopian tubes, the uterus, the ... Read on »
Should Breast Cancer Drugs be used Proactively in High-Risk Women? by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Fri 18 Jan 2013 5:23am Breast Cancer expert Professor Kefah Mokbel welcomes the recent suggestions from the National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE), but urges people to be aware of the latest evidence. He says that there is a need for more trials to prove that that such a chemo-preventative strategy would ... Read on »