Ovarian Cancer Canada

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New Analysis Links Ovarian Cancer to Obesity

This week, a new analysis showed that women that are overweight or obese have a moderately higher risk of developing ovarian cancer than women at normal weight. The study, released … Continue reading

April 22, 2014

Cancer-related fatigue: Create a Personal Exercise Plan

By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/cancer/expert-blog/exercise-for-cancer-related%20fatigue/ As a cancer survivor, you may be experiencing cancer-related fatigue.

April 22, 2014

Musical Moments for Medical Professionals

By SarahRose Black, MA, MMT https://cancerkn.com/musical-moments-medical-professionals/  In my recent clinical work, I have spent time focusing on music and health as it pertains to medical professionals.

April 22, 2014

Screening for Breast Cancer Recommendations

Whatever your age, you should know what is normal for your breasts and tell your doctor if you notice any changes. Once you reach a certain age, you can also … Continue reading

April 22, 2014

Canadian Cancer Society’s Perspective On New Mammography Study

http://www.cancer.ca/en/about-us/news/national/2014/the-societys-perspective-on-new-mammography-study/  You may have seen news recently about a Canadian study on mammography that questioned the benefit of breast cancer screening.

April 22, 2014

PARP Inhibitors in Ovarian Cancer

“TAKE-HOME MESSAGE The authors review the rapid of evolution of poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase (PARP) inhibitors for treatment of ovarian cancer from their success in vitro as single agents against BRCA-deficient cancer … Continue reading

April 22, 2014

Biomarkers Identified That Predict Residual Disease in Ovarian Cancer

“The findings could aid in the development of an algorithm for triaging patients to neoadjuvant approaches versus primary debulking…”

April 22, 2014

Myths Regarding “Platinum-Resistant” Ovarian Cancer

“TAKE-HOME MESSAGE Authors of this review critique the historical definition of “platinum-resistant” ovarian cancer (PROC) as innately flawed, as it was based on now outdated methods to detect recurrence. The … Continue reading

April 22, 2014

Ascites Predicts Bevacizumab Benefit in Advanced Ovarian Cancer

“Malignant ascites independently predicts poor prognosis among women with newly diagnosed advanced ovarian cancer, and thus may predict the likelihood of deriving long-term benefit from bevacizumab treatment…”

April 22, 2014

Complementary and Alternative Therapies

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Research in BC

The Injustices of Ovarian Cancer

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