Ovarian Cancer Canada

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In Israel, a Push to Screen for Cancer Gene Leaves Many Conflicted

“Women identified as mutation carriers are showered with resources for early detection and prevention. These women’s risk for developing breast cancer ranges from 45 to 65 percent or higher, depending on family … Continue reading

December 12, 2013

Preventing Ovarian Cancer through Genetic Testing: a Population-Based Study

“…48 of 1,342 unselected cases of ovarian cancer (3.6 %) might have been prevented if genetic testing criteria were universally applied to all women in Ontario at risk for ovarian cancer.” … Continue reading

November 19, 2013

US Gene-Patent Ruling could mean Better Cancer Genetic Tests for Canadians

While Canada is not directly affected by a U.S. Supreme Court decision this week that says human genes cannot be patented, it will likely result in better and faster genetic … Continue reading

June 21, 2013

Ovarian Cancer Advocates Praise Supreme Court Decision on Gene Patents

Ruling Will Give Women More Options to Learn About Genetic Risk  Calaneet Balas CEO, Ovarian Cancer National Alliance Washington, DC-The Supreme Court ruled today that a company cannot patent naturally … Continue reading

June 21, 2013

Complementary and Alternative Therapies


Research in BC

The Injustices of Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian Cancer Canada