Tag : ovarian cancer

Pierce Brosnan

Dads  7 April '17

Pierce Brosnan Gets Candid On Losing Wife, Daughter To Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian cancer remains to be a top killer of women in the United States and actor Pierce Brosnan talked about how he lost his wife and daughter to the illness.

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Moms  7 November '16

Cobie Smulders Cancer Scare: 'How I Met Your Mother' Star Writes Deepest Feelings On Ovarian Cancer Struggles & Body Acceptance

Despite what she went through, the "Jack Reacher" actress was still able to have two children with hubby Taram Killam.

Mass Baby Shower Held For Nellis AFB Spouses And Personnel

Pregnancy  4 November '16

Pap Smears Detect Fetuses’ Genetic Disorders As Early As 5 Weeks Into Pregnancy

Experts found that doing Pap smears early in pregnancy can help detect and treat fetuses' genetic disorders. Pap smear is a simple procedure that involves gently scraping a small sample of cells from the cervix or the opening of the uterus.

Deborah Giannecchini

Health/Nutrition  31 October '16

Johnson & Johnson Hit With Another Decision Over Product Causing Ovarian Cancer, St. Louis Jury Awarded $70.1 Million To Another Woman

Johnson & Johnson has to pay another woman claiming that she suffered from ovarian cancer by using the baby powder for feminine hygiene.

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Health/Nutrition  26 October '16

Smoking Is The Major Cause Of Cancer Deaths In The US, New Study Reveals

This article would help you finally quit smoking.

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Feeding  5 August '16

Breastfeeding Awareness Month Campaign: How Breastfeeding Can Help Solve The World’s Most Pervasive Problems & Inequalities

The Breastfeeding Awareness Month campaign highlights the benefits of breastfeeding for both mothers and babies. The practice of breastfeeding can also help tackle the world's most pervasive problems and inequalities.

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Body  1 July '16

Women With Breast Cancer At Risk Of Developing Deadly Type Of Uterine Cancer

Uterine serous carcinoma is deemed by experts as “aggressive” and highly fatal. This kind of cancer represents almost half of all uterine cancer deaths.

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Body  29 June '16

Angelina Jolie Gene To Cause Spike In Ovary Removal? BRCA Gene Mutation To Be Allocated Lower Risk Threshold?

Angelina Jolie gene or the mutation of the BRCA 1 gene or BRCA 2 gene may see a spike in ovary removal if the recommended threshold reduction is approved.

Preemptive Ovarian Cancer may increase Women's life expectancy

Body  29 June '16

Risk of Ovarian Cancer: Women Would Benefit From Preemptive Surgery, May Actually Extend Lifespan

Researcher concluded that women taking preventive ovarian surgery can have 71% to 96% cancer reduction risk and may have a longer lifespan.

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Medicine  21 June '16

Drug For Osteoporosis Could Prevent Breast Cancer In Women By Targeting Faulty Gene

The drug Denosumab targets marker protein carried by cancer precursor cells. Women with faulty BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes have higher risks of developing breast and ovarian cancer.

Gynecology Consultation

Health/Nutrition  28 March '16

7 Warning Signs Of Ovarian Cancer

The warning signs of ovarian cancer include lower back pain, abdominal bloating, painful intercourse and changes in urination.

Expecting couple

Pregnancy  26 February '16

The Perks Of Being Pregnant: 5 Surprising Health Benefits Of Pregnancy For Women

Worried about getting pregnant? Discover its advantages for a woman's health and be inspired.

Angelina Jolie

Health/Nutrition  25 January '16

Women With ‘Jolie-Gene’ Refused Surgery By Private Health Firms; Will Only Cover Cost When Patients Already Show Cancer Symptoms

Private health firms are being scrutinized after refusing to pay for preventative surgery of a woman who has the BRCA gene.

Genetic doctors

Health/Nutrition  20 January '16

Ovarian Cancer Risk Triples Among Women With Defective Genes

Recent research found out that women with faulty genes are having thrice the risk of developing ovarian cancer than those without.

A Rather Unusual Harvest

Pregnancy  8 January '16

In Vitro Fertilization Can Potentially Develop Ovarian Cancer Risk

Women who are into Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) are said to be a third more likely to develop ovarian cancer

Health/Nutrition  9 December '13

Ovarian cancer discovery deepens knowledge of survival outcomes

Researchers in the Women's Cancer Program at Cedars-Sinai's Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute have identified a series of 10 genes that may signify a trifecta of benefits for women diagnosed with ovarian cancer and ultimately reflect improved survival outcomes.

Gynecologic Cancers

Health/Nutrition  26 August '13

Ovarian Cancer Study Offers Hope for Earlier Detection

A new study of 4,000 women is giving the medical community hope that it may soon be possible to screen for ovarian cancer at an early stage, increasing the potential of saving those at risk from the hard-to-detect disease.

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