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2014-03-08 23:01:58

Another meta-analysis has confirmed an increased risk of bladder cancer among diabetes patients who have taken the drug Actos (pioglitazone). Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) March 08, 2014 Cancer Monthly is reporting on a published study that appears to be more bad news for the manufacturers of the once-popular diabetes drug, Actos. The drug, also known as pioglitazone, was designed to help with glycemic control, but multiple studies have shown a connection between Actos and bladder cancer. In a...

2014-03-05 23:03:19

TNBC Comprises About 15-20 Percent of All Breast Cancer Diagnoses; Disproportionately Affects Women of African and Hispanic Descent New York, NY (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 Targeted therapies to treat triple negative breast cancer (TNBC), an aggressive, highly-metastatic disease that comprises about 20 percent of breast cancer incidences and which cannot be treated with conventional methods, may soon be realized, say researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Their study,...

2014-03-05 11:01:37

Johns Hopkins researchers identify set of genes that can be turned back on and potentially allow for more effective treatment Johns Hopkins researchers say they have identified a set of genes that appear to predict which tumors can evade detection by the body's immune system, a step that may enable them to eventually target only the patients most likely to respond best to a new class of treatment. Immune therapy for ovarian, breast and colorectal cancer — treatments that encourage the...

2014-02-28 23:29:55

Indoor Football League (IFL) team Tri-Cities Fever, and Fever kicker Brady Beeson, team up to support Kicking For The Dream effort to fight ovarian cancer in 2014, according in Kicking For The Dream President Billy Cundiff. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Indoor Football League (IFL) team Tri-Cities Fever, and Fever kicker Brady Beeson, team up to support Kicking For The Dream effort to fight ovarian cancer in 2014, according in Kicking For The Dream President Billy Cundiff....

2014-02-27 16:26:09

COMBINING SCIENCE AND ART, THE SCULPTURE ECHOES THE OPTIMISM SURROUNDING RECENT BREAKTHROUGHS IN BREAST CANCER RESEARCH NEW YORK, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On March 12, 2014, the Basser Research Center for BRCA, at the Ruth and Raymond Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, will unveil "Homologous Hope," a dramatic sculpture commissioned from internationally renowned artist Mara G. Haseltine. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140227/NY73843 An...

2014-02-26 23:24:59

Research on more than 11,000 Korean users of the diabetes drug pioglitazone finds that smaller doses are no protection against bladder cancer. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 A new article published in the Journal of Korean Medical Science and reported by Cancer Monthly finds that diabetics who have been treated with pioglitazone (Actos) for more than 6 months may still face a higher risk of bladder cancer, even if they were on a low dose. The retrospective study focused on more...

2014-02-26 08:29:58

Company Supports March's Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month by Participating in the One Million Strong Screening Event in New York City on March 3 MADISON, N.J., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic information services, today announced new pathology and blood test offerings to help identify and assess an individual's risk of Lynch syndrome, also known as hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer (HNPCC), an inherited...

2014-02-23 23:01:48

A new study says patients with diabetes are more likely to be readmitted to the hospital after bladder cancer surgery. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) February 23, 2014 According to new research published in the Journal of Urology and reported by Cancer Monthly, diabetic patients do not typically recover as well after urological operations like bladder cancer surgery, and develop more complications, than do non-diabetic patients. The study evaluated the 30-day unplanned readmission rates of 7,795...

2014-02-20 23:31:34

Colleen’s Dream Foundation will host its First Annual Golf Tournament and "Evening of Dream" Gala this weekend in Scottsdale, AZ, to benefit ovarian cancer research, according to Nicole Cundiff, Executive Director of Colleen’s Dream Foundation. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 Colleen’s Dream Foundation will host its First Annual Golf Tournament and "Evening of Dreams" Gala this weekend in Scottsdale, AZ, to benefit ovarian cancer research, according to...

2014-02-19 23:31:12

Colleen’s Dream Foundation has granted $11,000 to Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center to help fund ovarian cancer research being conducted by Dr. Vance Broach, according to Colleen’s Dream Foundation President Billy Cundiff. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 With the help of ovarian cancer survivor Jill Pall and NFL kicker Ryan Quigley, Colleen’s Dream Foundation has granted $11,000, to Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center to help fund ovarian cancer research being...


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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
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.