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The Basics Of Breast Cancer

The Basics Of Breast Cancer

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Every year in October, the health community pushes breast cancer awareness. People do this through events like 5K runs, walks, fundraisers, and many other awareness opportunities. Why is...

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2014-10-24 08:26:37

PALM BEACH, Fla., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- H.O.W. (Hearing the Ovarian Cancer Whisper) is pleased to announce that it has awarded $125,000 in total fellowship and grant monies for research in ovarian cancer. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141023/153998 Tilley Jenkins Vogel, MD, a clinical and research fellow in Gynecologic Oncology at Cedars-Sinai/UCLA Medical Centers, was awarded the $100,000 Jacquie Liggett Fellowship ($50,000 per year over two years) for...

2014-10-22 16:28:50

MIAMI, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Physicians will tell you: They are not winning the war on ovarian cancer. But Florida International University researchers are crafting a new weapon for that battle. A group of scientists have combined medicine and advanced nanotechnological engineering to create a smarter, more targeted therapy that could overcome the most lethal gynecologic cancer. "I have spent my entire medical career struggling to treat ovarian cancer. It is a...

2014-10-21 23:00:39

HealthForumOnline (HFO) has recently updated The Psychosocial Needs of Women Undergoing Genetic Counseling and Testing in the Breast Cancer Context, an online continuing education (CE) course for mental health professionals, to reflect advances in the field of genetics and clinical implications. HFO offers over 95 nationally-approved online CE courses for psychologists, social workers, counselors, marital family therapists and other allied health care providers that are fast, convenient...

2014-10-21 08:33:34

-- LUME-COLON 1 will evaluate the efficacy and safety of nintedanib in specific patients with metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC) whose disease has progressed on previous treatment RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim today announced enrollment of the first patient in a new global Phase III study in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC). Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in the world, with nearly 1.4 million new cases...

2014-10-20 23:06:09

Zereana Jess-Huff, a 34-year-old mother, corporate executive and ovarian cancer survivor, was crowned Mrs. Maryland 2014 on a platform to think outside the bra. She doesn’t try to hide her treatment battle scars, and uses her position to raise awareness about women’s other lady parts, including as a spokeswoman for the Foundation for Women's Cancer. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Zereana Jess-Huff, a 34-year-old mother, corporate executive and ovarian cancer survivor,...

2014-10-16 23:01:39

Prediagnosis diet quality was associated with mortality and may have a protective effect after ovarian cancer, according to a new study published October 16 in the JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute. New York, New York (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 The influence of diet, a modifiable lifestyle factor and potential prognostic factor, on survival after an ovarian cancer diagnosis is unclear. To evaluate diet quality and the overall influence of diet on ovarian cancer survival,...

2014-10-14 23:07:43

Project connects cancer patients with local companies donating services to match their greatest need Denver, CO (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 MyLifeLine.org Cancer Foundation has been connecting cancer patients with their family and friends for over seven years and this month, in honor of breast cancer awareness and all people affected by cancer, they are connecting patients with businesses that can fulfill their greatest needs. Throughout the month of October cancer patients will be...

2014-10-11 23:01:38

The sorority of breast and ovarian cancer survivors will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 15 at the Joanie Abdu Comprehensive Breast Care Center. YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (PRWEB) October 11, 2014 Joanie’s Sisters in Support, a sorority of breast and ovarian cancer survivors, will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 15 at the Joanie Abdu Comprehensive Breast Care Center, 1044 Belmont Ave. A panel of survivors will address various cancer-related topics. There will also be time to socialize, meet new...

2014-10-02 23:09:36

Colleen’s Dream Foundation, with the help of the Arizona Valley Toyota Dealers Association of Phoenix, AZ, has made a $10,000 gift to the University of Arizona Cancer Center in an effort to support early ovarian cancer detection research, according to Colleen’s Dream Foundation President Billy Cundiff. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) October 02, 2014 Colleen’s Dream Foundation with the help of the Arizona Valley Toyota Dealers Association of Phoenix, AZ, has made a $10,000 gift to the...

2014-09-29 12:30:32

Annual Dinner Honors the Memory of Former Bankruptcy Court Chief Judge Tina Brozman NEW YORK, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leaders in the legal and financial communities came together once again to raise more than $1 million for The Honorable Tina Brozman Foundation for Ovarian Cancer Research (Tina's Wish) at the charitable organization's annual benefit dinner at Cipriani. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140929/149002 Since its inception, Tina's Wish has raised more than $5 million...


Latest ovarian cancer Reference Libraries

Ovaries
2013-03-05 14:55:04

The ovaries are the two reproductive female organs where the eggs are produced. These are parallel to the testes in men. Formation and Orientation Each ovary is the size of an almond and is located on one side of the pelvis before the ureter and internal iliac artery but after the external iliac artery. They are attached to either side of the uterus. They are connected and release eggs to fallopian tubes, though not attached, monthly during the menstrual cycle. They also produce...

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