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2014-09-11 23:10:19

Please Join Valisia LeKae this Saturday, September 13th, at Memorial Hall in Fairmount Park to Break the Silence on Ovarian Cancer ® DALLAS, TX (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Grammy and Tony Award Nominee, Valisia LeKae, was starring in the Broadway role of a lifetime, playing Diana Ross in “MOTOWN THE MUSICAL.” Then Valisia was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Early this year Valisia joined forces with the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition (NOCC) to play one of the most important...

2014-09-08 23:09:58

Cleveland Browns’ kicker Billy Cundiff has launched the 2014 Kicking For The Dream fundraising campaign to help Colleen's Dream Foundation fund research for the early detection of, and advanced treatment for, ovarian cancer. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 Cleveland Browns’ kicker Billy Cundiff has launched the 2014 Kicking For The Dream fundraising campaign in an effort to engage kicking specialists at all levels, to help Colleen's Dream Foundation fund research for...

2014-09-08 23:03:31

Ovarian Cancer Research Fund, Ovarian Cancer National Alliance, and National Ovarian Cancer Coalition Team Up to Fund NEW Translational Research Ovarian Cancer Dream Team (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 A groundbreaking collaboration is underway among three national ovarian cancer organizations: Ovarian Cancer Research Fund (OCRF), Ovarian Cancer National Alliance (OCNA), and National Ovarian Cancer Coalition (NOCC). In partnership with Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), this group will fund a new...

2014-09-08 08:31:27

SAN DIEGO and PRINCETON, N.J., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aethlon Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ:OTCQB:AEMD), and its diagnostic subsidiary, Exosome Sciences, Inc. (ESI), announced today that ESI researchers have developed and initially validated a lectin-based diagnostic platform that is able to isolate exosome-based biomarkers underlying a broad-spectrum of oncology indications. Aethlon Medical develops targeted therapeutic devices to address infectious disease, cancer and other...

2014-09-06 23:01:12

New Translational Research Ovarian Cancer Dream Team to Tackle Deadliest Gynecologic Cancer Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) September 06, 2014 A groundbreaking collaboration is underway among many of the nation’s ovarian cancer organizations. In partnership with Stand Up To Cancer, a new Ovarian Cancer Dream Team will kick off this year, dedicated to piloting leading-edge, ovarian cancer research that will help patients and save lives. The Dream Team effort is led by Ovarian Cancer Research Fund,...

2014-09-04 08:30:41

International movement hosts 170 awareness events throughout September for GYN Cancer Awareness Month WASHINGTON, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Globe-athon to End Women's Cancers kicked-off today with the announcement of 170 events occurring in 70 countries throughout September to raise awareness of silent, yet deadly below the belt cancers. In its second year, Globe-athon awareness events, screenings and educational seminars will occur worldwide during GYN Cancer Awareness Month to...

2014-09-03 23:04:20

The Worthy Collection Partners with National Ovarian Cancer Alliance on Unique Fashion-for-Philanthropy Campaign New York, NY (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 -- Fashion-for-Fundraising Campaign Unites Apparel with Philanthropy to Support Ovarian Cancer, Help Save Women’s Lives -- This year, an estimated 22,000 women in the U.S. will get ovarian cancer, according to a just-published study by the American Cancer Society. Of these, two-thirds may die[1]. To honor National Ovarian Cancer...

2014-09-03 16:29:18

In the news release, Oncolytics Biotech® Inc. Announces Completion of Patient Enrollment in U.S. Randomized Phase 2 Ovarian Cancer Study, issued 03-Sep-2014 by Oncolytics Biotech Inc. over CNW, we are advised by the company that at the end of the fourth paragraph, "150 patients" should read "110 patients". The complete, corrected release follows: Oncolytics Biotech® Inc. Announces Completion of Patient Enrollment in U.S. Randomized Phase 2 Ovarian Cancer Study CALGARY,...

2014-09-03 08:35:05

LMOCF continues to fund research efforts and provides four ways to join the fight during National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month NEW YORK, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Laura Mercier Ovarian Cancer Fund (LMOCF) commemorates National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month by releasing new fundraising products and encouraging others to get involved with the cause. Ovarian cancer is the leading cause of death among gynecological cancers and fifth leading cause of death among women in the U.S.*...

2014-09-03 08:32:29

CALGARY, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Oncolytics Biotech Inc. ("Oncolytics") (TSX:ONC, NASDAQ:ONCY) today announced that patient enrollment has been completed in a randomized Phase 2 study of paclitaxel plus REOLYSIN(®) versus paclitaxel alone in patients with persistent or recurrent ovarian, fallopian tube or primary peritoneal cancer (GOG186H). The study chair is David E. Cohn, MD, gynecologic oncology division director at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center -...


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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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Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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