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A Day for Celebrating Cancer Survival

Pat yourself on the back… it’s National Cancer Survivors Day on Sunday, June 2. Cancer Survivors Day demonstrates that life after a cancer diagnosis can be a reality. It was first … Continue reading

May 31, 2013

Effect of Duloxetine on Pain, Function, and Quality of Life Among Patients with Chemotherapy-Induced Painful Peripheral Neuropathy: A Randomized Clinical Trial

”A study of 231 cancer patients found that the use of duloxetine (Cymbalta) reduced chemotherapy induce peripheral neuropathy. Patients either received Cymbalta or a placebo; in the Cymbalta arm, 59% … Continue reading

May 16, 2013

Early diagnosis remains the key as women continue the battle against ovarian cancer

As frightening as an ovarian cancer diagnosis is, it can be devastating to get the news too late. May 8 is the inaugural World Ovarian Cancer Day, to focus attention … Continue reading

May 9, 2013

Join a Support Group from Your Computer

Cancer Chat Canada has organized a new professionally-led online support group specifically for ovarian cancer survivors. Every week you’ll log in to a secure site where you’ll “talk” to the professional leading … Continue reading

April 29, 2013

Step 1: kick cancer Step 2: climb mountain

As a cancer survivor, I have undergone amazing procedures and remarkable experiences I never thought would touch my life. Being inserted like a turkey into the MRI machine. So many … Continue reading

March 8, 2013

Complementary and Alternative Therapies

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Research in BC

The Injustices of Ovarian Cancer

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