Latest Oophorectomy Stories

2008-09-30 12:00:48

A Chicago woman says she seen only the best of human nature since she was shot during a robbery and then learned she had ovarian cancer. Kelly Mulqueeny was taken to Northwestern University Medical Center after being shot in the head and leg in the West Loop entertainment district on July 18.

2008-08-28 06:00:18

By Andrew Pollack Anew blood test aimed at detecting ovarian cancer at an early, still treatable stage is stirring hopes among women and their physicians. But the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and some experts say the test has not been proved to work.

2008-07-14 12:00:20

By Laura Burkey, York Daily Record, Pa. Jul. 13--Nobody likes change. It breaks the routine; it ruffles feathers. Now add lava-like hot flashes to an extremely sleep-deprived brain, a pudgier mid- section and night sweats. You'd be irritable, too.

2008-07-01 21:00:05

By Anna Tong, The Lexington Herald-Leader, Ky. Jul. 1--A medical malpractice case in which an Owingsville woman accused a Lexington gynecologist of unnecessary castration -- removing her healthy ovaries -- without warning her of the surgery's consequences went to the jury Tuesday.

2008-06-24 18:01:16

By Anna Tong, The Lexington Herald-Leader, Ky. Jun. 24--Attorneys delivered opening statements Tuesday in a malpractice trial involving one of six women who accused a Lexington obstetrician and gynecologist of unnecessarily removing their ovaries.

2008-06-23 06:00:06

According to sexual health expert, Sheryl Kingsberg, PhD, baby boomers are more willing to talk about a female sexual dysfunction (FSD) at a cocktail party than with their doctor.

2008-06-15 15:00:00

Susan Wysocki, president and CEO of the National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health, offers her comments: 1. One day: Clinically speaking, menopause is only one day - the day a woman hasn't had a period for 12 consecutive months.

2007-10-17 09:00:11

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Prudence Hall, founder of The Hall Center in Santa Monica, CA, has always been a strong advocate for the overall health of her patients.

2007-10-08 09:00:47

Immersion Corporation (NASDAQ: IMMR), a leading developer and licensor of touch feedback technology, announces that Immersion Medical has introduced the OB/GYN surgical simulation module.

2007-04-24 12:01:14

Cenegenics® Medical Institute, developers of the largest age management organization in the world, alerts the public to a growing concern that puts men at risk for premature disease and early mortality: Male menopause is not being adequately addressed in the medical community.

Word of the Day
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.