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First laparoscopic ovarian cancer staging procedure performed at Northwest Hospital in Baltimore by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Posted Thu 16 Apr 2009 12:32am Gynecological surgeon David Zisow, M.D., recently performed a laparoscopic procedure to stage a case of ovarian cancer at Northwest Hospital in Randallstown – a first for the hospital. Laparoscopic staging is a procedure that is commonly performed at academic medical centers but rarely at a community hospital like Northwest. Cancer staging inv ... Read on »
Intraperitoneal chemotherapy for ovarian cancer, stage II by Mark Levin Posted Fri 21 Aug 2009 12:22pm Intravenous, or IV administration, of chemotherapy drugs is done by inserting a needle into a vein in the body, usually in the arm. Intraperitoneal or IP administration of chemotherapy, usually is done through a surgically implanted catheter, which is a hollow, flexible tube that allows passage of fluids into the abdomen of a woman with ovarian ... Read on »
Ovarian Cancer Therapy, Therapy for Ovarian Cancer by Kodjoworkout Posted Tue 28 Aug 2012 8:30am Ovarian cancer therapy provides with different ways of dealing with malignant infection in ovaries and is also an important way of avoiding ovarian cancer recurrence. Pattern of therapies depend upon various different factors that play an important role in formation and meta ... Read on »
Ovarian cancer treatment – a bright future by Cancer Research UK Patient Expert Posted Mon 14 Mar 2011 12:00am Survival rates for ovarian cancer have almost doubled over the last thirty years, as we pointed out in our press release last week. Our statisticians have looked at data on ovarian cancer rates around the country and estimated that in England and Wales, 1,000 more women are now surviving the disease every year, compared with the early ... Read on »
Be A Bulldog (Ovarian Cancer Awareness mth post) by Carla B. Patient Expert Posted Tue 20 Sep 2011 4:06am Thanks so much to Abbe for sharing her story: September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. I started off writing this blog with all the difficult details of my experience 10 years ago with ovarian cancer. But then I decided that I really should just boil it all down to what I learned from being diagnosed with a rare type of ovarian canc ... Read on »
Early results from ovarian cancer screening trial look promising by Cancer Research UK Patient Expert Posted Thu 09 Apr 2009 7:17pm Ovarian cancer treatment is more likely to be successful if the disease is detected early As we’ve said before, ovarian cancer is difficult to spot. Although it’s sometimes dubbed ‘the silent killer’, it does have a distinct set of symptoms, but they’re quite similar to those of many other diseases. As a result, many women aren’ ... Read on »
Your Breast Cancer is Stage Now by Brenda Coffee Health Maven Posted Mon 04 Jan 2010 11:09am From the second we hear “you have breast cancer,” we begin talking in terms of what stage cancer we have. Stages are assigned according to size of primary tumor, lymph node involvement and whether or not your cancer has spread but, what if we consider another stage? Stage Now? “Having a life” as opposed to “having cancer.” ... Read on »
It’s Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month by Lisa E. L. Patient Expert Posted Thu 19 Nov 2009 10:02pm Ovarian cancer awareness month has begun with good news at the intersection of cancer and genetic research. In the August issue of Oncogene, one of the world’s leading cancer research journals, Canadian researchers published a new model to identify ovarian cancer genes. This marks a big step toward improving treatment for the disease. In a n ... Read on »
Cancer Stages, Treatments, and offsetting Side Effects by Healthy Living .. Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Dec 2008 1:17am 1 Comment by Virginia Pipolini Many of us have an inkling of information about cancer treatment and side effects. This article is in response to numerous requests for more details regarding the stages of cancer, the treatments prescribed, and ways to avoid side effects. Please remember, always consult your doctor or health practitioner regarding dietary ... Read on »
Younger women survive ovarian cancer better by Louise Patient Expert Posted Sun 07 Sep 2008 8:10pm Younger women survive ovarian cancer better London - Younger women with ovarian cancer have better survival rates than older patients, even if they have surgery to conserve their fertility, scientists said on Tuesday. Ovarian cancer is known as the silent killer because it is often not detected until the illness is in an advanced stage ... Read on »