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Type-Specific Cell Line Models for Type-Specific Ovarian Cancer Research

“Some women who identify as lesbian are at a potentially elevated risk of cervical cancer because they are not routinely screened.”

September 16, 2013

Ovulation-inducing drugs and ovarian cancer risk: results from an extended follow-up of a large US infertility cohort

“As our initial goal was identification of bonafide clear cell carcinoma cell lines, we are pleased to report that the majority of reported CCC lines were representative of the primary … Continue reading

September 16, 2013

Ovarian granulosa cell tumor and increased risk of breast cancer

“Given the large and increasing number of women treated with ovulation-inducing drugs, the increased risk of ovarian cancer among the subset of women who remained nulligravid should be further monitored.”

September 16, 2013

Quality of life of advanced ovarian cancer patients

“Based on calculations using incidence rates on breast cancer among Danish women, we would have expected 2.5 cases of breast cancer. The odds ratio was 3.3 (95% CI, 1.6 – … Continue reading

September 16, 2013

RNF43 mutations are recurrent in Chinese patients with mucinous ovarian carcinoma…

“Survival and Quality of Life after neo-adjuvant chemotherapy followed by surgery was similar to survival and QOL after primary debulking surgery followed by chemotherapy. However, institutions with good QOL compliance … Continue reading

September 16, 2013

Depression and use of health care services in patients with advanced cancer

“In the present study, we sequenced the entire coding sequences of RNF43 in 251 Chinese patients with distinct subtypes of ovarian cancers for the presence of RNF43 mutations. A total … Continue reading

September 16, 2013

Breakfast Television Vancouver features Ovarian Cancer Canada Walk of Hope

  Breakfast Television visited Queen Elizabeth Park in Vancouver on Sunday morning for the Ovarian Cancer Canada Walk of Hope.  Watch their story!

September 13, 2013

Great Books and Resources Worth Reading – September 2013

Book of the month… being well (even when you’re sick) – mindfulness practices for people with cancer and other serious illnesses – Elana Rosenbaum

September 11, 2013

Nail Complications of Cancer Therapies on the Rise

“Taxanes, and specifically docetaxel, are “the worst offenders” of chemotherapies resulting in nails disorders, she said. More than 80% of patients treated with multiple cycles of docetaxel will develop some … Continue reading

September 3, 2013

Complementary and Alternative Therapies


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