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2014-03-16 23:01:40

Researchers say resveratrol slows cancer growth without the toxicity and irritation of chemotherapy. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) March 16, 2014 A new report published on PLoS One and detailed by Cancer Monthly suggests that a natural phenol credited with giving red wine its anti-aging properties may also help fight bladder cancer. Bladder cancer accounts for about 2.6% of cancer deaths in the US and is more prevalent in diabetics than in the general public. Certain drugs, including the drug...

2014-03-14 23:21:04

Indian researchers say a simple urine test could offer a less invasive diagnostic solution for early stage bladder cancer. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 A study published in the Asian Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology and detailed by Cancer Monthly suggests that a compound found in urine could be used to detect early bladder cancer as well or better than current tests. Bladder cancer occurs in about 30 in 100,000 people in the US, but is slightly higher in diabetics, especially...

2014-03-12 23:04:54

In honor of March’s Endometriosis Awareness Month, Dr. Meike Uhler of Fertility Centers of Illinois sheds light on endometriosis and its potential effects on fertility. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 For some 176 million women worldwide, severe pain during a monthly cycle may actually be caused by a painful, chronic disease called endometriosis. Endometriosis, of which there is no known cause or cure, can affect fertility, bowel function, gynecological health and most importantly,...

2014-03-12 12:28:56

SYDNEY, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novogen Limited (ASX: NRT; NASDAQ: NVGN), an oncology drug development company, today announced that Graham Kelly, Ph.D., Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the 2(nd) Annual Sachs Cancer Bio Partnering & Investment Forum. Dr. Kelly's presentation will take place at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at the New York Academy of Sciences in New York City....

2014-03-08 23:02:37

Governor John Kasich has proclaimed March 22, 2014 Lynch Syndrome Hereditary Cancer Awareness Day in the State of Ohio. It is the 11th state to officially proclaim that date during the 2014 National Campaign sponsored by cancer survivors, previvors and others involved in advocacy of the hereditary cancers of Lynch syndrome. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) March 08, 2014 For the third year in a row, Governor John Kasich of Ohio has joined Governors of other states in proclaiming March 22, 2014,...

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...


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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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