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CTV News interviews ovarian cancer survivor and researcher

WATCH:Researcher talks about her experiences with ovarian cancer Also interviewed is Dr. Joan Murphy, gynecological oncologist of Princess Margaret Hospital. The interview also publicizes Toronto’s  LOVE HER event on February … Continue reading

February 27, 2013

Preventing Ovarian Cancer: disputing BC innovation

Ovarian cancer prevention strategy: North American gynecology experts on the risks and benefits of a B.C. surgical innovation.

February 23, 2013

BC doctors leading campaign to reconsider origins of ovarian cancer

Justine Greene holds a photograph of her mother, Virginia Greene, in her office at Big Sisters in Vancouver. Greene’s mother and grandmother both died from ovarian cancer. Photograph by: Ward Perrin … Continue reading

February 22, 2013

Cancer’s Margins Interviews:

Cancer’s Margins Interviews: Seeking LGBT women and/or trans people diagnosed with breast or gynecologic cancer This arts- and community-based research explores sexual and gender diversity, experiences of breast and gynecologic … Continue reading

February 21, 2013

Keeping Cancer from Overtaking Your Life

Two-and-a-half years ago I joined the club none of us wants to belong to: ovarian cancer. But I’m a survivor and that’s all good. My approach to any new challenge … Continue reading

February 18, 2013

Psychosocial oncology financial resources

Organization Fund Name or Descriptor Cancer Type Criteria* Website BC HospitalityFoundation Funding for people coping with urgent medical situations in the hospitality industry Not specific to cancer, illness or accident … Continue reading

February 16, 2013

Finding Poetry in Cancer

By TARA PARKER-POPE When Kyle Potvin learned she had breast cancer at the age of 41, she tracked the details of her illness and treatment in a journal. But when … Continue reading

February 15, 2013

Cancer survival rate: What it means for your prognosis

Find out what a survival rate can tell you and what it can’t. This can help you put survival statistics in perspective. One of the questions many people ask when … Continue reading

February 15, 2013

Nanotech’ed RNA Drug Reduces Ovarian Cancer Tumors by 83 Percent

By loading fragile RNA into silicon nanoparticles, researchers from The Methodist Hospital and two other institutions found a new drug delivery system can reduce the size of ovarian tumors by … Continue reading

February 15, 2013

Complementary and Alternative Therapies


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The Injustices of Ovarian Cancer

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