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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 -...

2014-09-02 08:30:27

SEATTLE, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VentiRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company committed to the development and commercialization of novel Toll-like receptor 8 (TLR8) immunotherapies, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Fast Track designation to the investigation of motolimod (VTX-2337) when administered in combination with pegylated liposomal doxorubicin (PLD) for the treatment of women with ovarian cancer...

2014-09-02 08:26:18

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sandy Rollman Ovarian Cancer Foundation (SROCF) will mark National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month in September with its annual "Get Real With Teal" campaign. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140828/141155 Throughout the month, several iconic buildings in the Greater Philadelphia region including Boat House Row, the National Constitution Center, JFK Plaza Fountain, One Liberty Place and 777 Broad Street, will be illuminated in...

2014-08-26 23:06:37

According to statistics provided by the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition (NOCC), more than 20,000 women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer each year; if caught early enough, the disease is 90% treatable. Lerner and Rowe Injury Attorneys is pleased to give back and help NOCC - Valley of the Sun Chapter Break the Silence on Ovarian Cancer for the 3rd year in a row. Tempe, Arizona (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Lerner and Rowe Injury Attorneys announce sponsorship of the National Ovarian Cancer...

2014-08-21 23:15:37

Drake University’s Phi Gamma Delta (FIJI) and Colleen’s Dream Foundation have donated $10,000 to support ovarian cancer research conducted by Michael Goodheart, MD, Assistant Professor, Division of Gynecologic Oncology at the University of Iowa’s Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center Holden Cancer Center. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Drake University’s Phi Gamma Delta (FIJI) and Colleen’s Dream Foundation have donated $10,000 to support ovarian cancer research, according to...

2014-08-15 23:06:37

Colleen’s Dream Foundation is hosting Craft Beer, Cocktails & Couture, a fundraising event in Phoenix, AZ on September 25, 2014, to help fight ovarian cancer. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 Colleen’s Dream Foundation is hosting Craft Beer, Cocktails & Couture, a fundraising event in Phoenix, AZ on September 25, 2014, to raise money for ovarian cancer research according to Nicole Cundiff, Executive Director of Colleen’s Dream Foundation. “I am beyond thrilled about our...

obesity and cancer
2014-08-14 07:24:04

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Obesity increases a person’s risk of developing 10 of the most common forms of cancer, and is believed to cause an estimated 12,000 additional cases of the disease each year, experts from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) and the Farr Institute of Health Informatics claim in a new study. The research, which was published online Thursday in the UK medical journal The Lancet, looked at the medical data of...

2014-08-13 23:01:47

North Texas Chapter of the Association of Clinical Research Professionals and Baylor Research Institute, join with Myriad Genetics, Lynch Syndrome International, Progeny and Ambry Genetics to bring global expert, Patrick Lynch, JD, MD, to Dallas to present lifesaving information on Lynch syndrome (HNPCC), a hereditary cancer condition, to bring a community outreach presentation, Saturday, August 16, 2014. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 The North Texas Chapter of the Association of...

cancer classification system
2014-08-10 05:02:57

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers released some pretty incredible findings last week about cancer. In a multiple institute study including researchers and authors from the University of California at Santa Cruz (UCSC), the Buck Institute for Research on Aging, the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF), the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (UNC), and the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT looked closely at how cancers are classified....

2014-07-31 23:09:52

EHE International Donates Window to Help Spread the Word About Ovarian Cancer New York, NY (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Throughout the month of August, the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition will be featured in the highly coveted 10 Rockefeller Plaza showcase window. The space is being donated by EHE International, an historic preventative healthcare company, dedicated to proactive health care management. The eye-catching window display, designed in partnership with Stephen Pannone of designojo,...


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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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