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2013-12-19 12:02:17

Survey of Americans suggests a lack of understanding of genetic risk following Jolie's public announcement of her preventive double mastectomy Angelina Jolie heightened awareness about breast cancer when she announced in a New York Times op-ed that she had undergone a preventive double mastectomy. But a new study led by researchers in the University of Maryland School of Public Health and the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health reveals that widespread awareness of Jolie's story did not...

2013-12-13 09:38:35

More than one third of younger, early stage breast cancer patients undergo unnecessary imaging procedures – including position emission tomography (PET), computed tomography (CT), nuclear medicine bone scans (NMBS) and tumor markers (TM) -- at the time of staging and diagnosis, according to research from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Presented at a poster session at the 2013 CTRC-AACR San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium by Carlos Barcenas, M.D., assistant professor...

2013-12-12 23:28:32

Luke Taylor, a kicker for the Black Hills High School in Tumwater, WA, has raised $1,331 to help fight ovarian cancer according to Kicking For The Dream founder NFL kicker Billy Cundiff. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 Surpassing his desired goal of raising $500 this football season, and with 18 days left in the fundraising campaign, Luke Taylor, a kicker for the Black Hills High School in Tumwater, WA, has raised $1,331 to help Kicking For The Dream fight ovarian cancer according...

2013-12-09 10:03:31

Novel device able to isolate, analyze cancer cells from usually discarded abdominal fluid A microchip-based device developed by Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators may greatly simplify the monitoring of patients' response to treatment for ovarian cancer – the most lethal form of gynecologic cancer – and certain other malignancies. The team from the MGH Cancer Center and the Center for Systems Biology reports using their device to isolate and identify tumor cells from...

2013-12-05 23:29:23

Grant Ryerse, a kicker for the East Ridge High School in Woodbury, Minnesota, has raised $526 to help fight ovarian cancer according to Kicking For The Dream founder NFL kicker Billy Cundiff. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 Surpassing his desired goal of raising $400 this football season, and with 25 days left in the fundraising campaign, Grant Ryerse, a kicker for the East Ridge High School in Woodbury, Minnesota has raised $526 to help Kicking For The Dream fight ovarian cancer...


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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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callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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