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Endometriosis Analysis Could Help Diagnosis And Treatment
2014-02-06 08:30:55

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Affecting at least 10 percent of women, endometriosis is a disease characterized by endometrial-like tissue found in places other than the lining of the womb, resulting in chronic pelvic pain, infertility and organ dysfunction. Endometriosis is often misdiagnosed, and little is known about how it arises, even though it can cause severe pain and even infertility. In 2009, the Center for Gynepathology Research was launched at MIT by...

2014-02-04 23:29:50

NIH Research Shows Women Who Use Talcum Powder on a Weekly Basis May Have an Increased Risk of Developing the Disease BATON ROUGE, LA (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 Simien & Simien is investigating claims for women diagnosed with ovarian cancer after using talcum or baby powder. Women that use talcum powder on a weekly basis on their perineum may have a 33 percent increased risk of developing invasive epithelial ovarian cancer, according to a National Institutes of Health abstract of a...

2014-02-04 23:27:37

Colleen’s Dream Foundation, with the help of San Diego Chargers Kicker Nick Novak and Kicking For The Dream, has granted over $12,000 to UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center to fund ovarian cancer research being conducted by Dr. Christian Barrett, according to Colleen’s Dream Foundation President Billy Cundiff. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 San Diego Chargers kicker Nick Novak, Colleen’s Dream Foundation and Kicking For The Dream, team up to grant over $12,000 to UC San Diego...

2014-02-03 12:29:37

Co-inventors of ATM technology joining company as General Manager of the ATM Program, Scientific Advisory Panel member, respectively SYDNEY, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novogen Limited (ASX: NRT; NASDAQ: NVGN), an oncology drug development company, today announced the appointments of Justine Stehn, PhD and Professor Peter Gunning, PhD to roles within the Company. Dr. Stehn and Professor Gunning are the co-inventors of the anti-tropomyosin (ATM) drug technology platform that Novogen...

2014-01-28 04:20:52

SEATTLE, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cell Therapeutics, Inc. (CTI) (NASDAQ and MTA: CTIC) today announced that the Gynecologic Oncology Group (GOG) informed CTI that it has completed patient enrollment in the GOG-0212 Phase 3 clinical trial of investigational agent paclitaxel poliglumex (Opaxio(TM) ) as maintenance therapy in ovarian cancer. "Although initial treatment is effective in putting this disease in remission, there is a high relapse rate for patients with ovarian cancer and there...

2014-01-22 12:11:01

Genetic counseling delivered over the telephone is as effective as face-to-face counseling, finds the largest randomized study to date comparing the two methods. The multi-center study, led by researchers at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, was reported today in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. The landscape of genetic testing has broadened to include a range of diseases, and demand for testing and counseling has greatly increased because of direct-to-consumer marketing,...

2014-01-15 08:28:21

Trial Will Compare Investigational Compound's Efficacy and Safety as an Addition to Standard Treatment NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) today announced the initiation of a Phase 3 clinical trial evaluating the safety and efficacy of its investigational compound, veliparib (ABT-888) when added to carboplatin, a chemotherapy, in women with early-stage, triple-negative breast cancer. The three-arm trial will compare the addition of veliparib plus...

2014-01-14 23:27:11

Colleen’s Dream Foundation will host its First Annual Golf Tournament and "Evening of Dream" Gala to benefit ovarian cancer research, according to Nicole Cundiff, Executive Director of Colleen’s Dream Foundation. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 Colleen’s Dream Foundation will host its First Annual Golf Tournament and "Evening of Dreams" Gala to benefit ovarian cancer research, in Scottsdale, Arizona, on February 21 (golf) and February 22 (Gala), 2014,...

2014-01-14 08:29:36

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nektar Therapeutics (NASDAQ:NKTR) announced today that the Independent Data Monitoring Committee (DMC) created to provide safety oversight for the Company's pivotal clinical study for etirinotecan pegol (NKTR-102) has recommended continuation of the BEACON phase 3 trial, based upon the completion of a planned interim efficacy analysis in accordance with the DMC charter. The BEACON trial is evaluating NKTR-102 versus an agent of physician's...

2014-01-13 08:29:57

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cerulean Pharma Inc., a leader in dynamically tumor-targeted nanopharmaceuticals, today announced that CRLX101 has achieved its primary efficacy endpoint in an ongoing single-arm Phase 2 monotherapy clinical trial in relapsed ovarian cancer. The ongoing open label Phase 2 monotherapy trial is being conducted at Massachusetts General Hospital and the affiliated Harvard teaching hospitals under the direction of principal investigator,...


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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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