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BC Cancer Agency launches nurse practitioner program

Vancouver – The BC Cancer Agency has launched a new program to provide ongoing care for “unattached” cancer survivors – people who have been treated for cancer but have no … Continue reading

September 26, 2013

OVCARE’s leadership is viewed as international leadership.

Recently, there was the first international AACR conference on ovarian cancer.  The theme for this meeting was based on OVCARE’s discovery that ovarian cancer is not a single disease.

September 24, 2013

A patient’s perspective on an NIH/NCI news release – a punch in the gut

The following thoughts were sent to me by Carol Countryman, who had chemotherapy and radiation therapy for Hodgkin’s disease in the early ’70s. She’s had two mastectomies and last year … Continue reading

September 16, 2013

Myriad Genetics vs. Ambry and Gene by Gene

Take Action Read our declaration that the preliminary injunction is not in the best interest of the public. Stay tuned for updates on this case after the September 11 & … Continue reading

September 16, 2013

Provocative view of the possible prognostic relevance of hormone receptor expression

Provocative view of the possible prognostic relevance of hormone receptor expression in specific epithelial ovarian cancer patient subsets. The analysis from Sieh and colleagues provides a provocative view of the … Continue reading

September 16, 2013

Progesterone and estrogen receptors expression may predict outcomes in certain ovarian cancers

Expression of estrogen and progesterone receptors was associated with improved survival in women with endometrioid and high-grade serous ovarian cancers, according to study results.

September 16, 2013

The relation between endometriosis and ovarian cancer – a review

“Expression of estrogen and progesterone receptors was associated with improved survival in women with endometrioid and high-grade serous ovarian cancers, according to study results”

September 16, 2013

Survival in Women with Grade 1 Serous Ovarian Carcinoma

“…prospective cohort studies assessing the relation between endometriosis and ovarian cancer will strengthen knowledge in this field.”

September 16, 2013

Understanding Cervical Cancer Screening Among Lesbians – A National Survey

“Surgical cytoreduction to microscopic residual was associated with improved progression-free and overall survival in women with advanced-stage low-grade serous ovarian carcinoma.”

September 16, 2013

Complementary and Alternative Therapies

CAMEO

Research in BC

The Injustices of Ovarian Cancer

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