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2014-05-22 11:34:51

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online One year ago last week, Angelina Jolie announced in a New York Times op-ed that she had undergone a preventative double mastectomy – but now a new study indicates that surgically removing both breasts may be unnecessary for women who are diagnosed with cancer in a single breast. Published in the journal JAMA Surgery, the new study found that approximately 70 percent of women that have both breasts removed after having a breast cancer...

2014-05-21 12:04:38

University of Melbourne Researchers have identified nine simple questions that can be used to identify people who may be at increased risk of various cancers, heart disease and diabetes because of their family history of these conditions. The family history screening questionnaire can be used to provide insight into people’s susceptibility to breast, ovarian, bowel and prostate cancer, melanoma, ischaemic heart disease and type 2 diabetes. These findings will lead to greater...

2014-05-20 23:02:55

New comprehensive research report “Ovarian Cancer Therapeutics in Major Developed Markets to 2020 - Late-Stage Pipeline Focuses on Improved Progression Free-Surival and Targeted Therapies” elaborated by GBI Research is now available at MarketPublishers.com. According to the study, the global ovarian cancer therapeutics market is anticipated to post a 3.4% CAGR through 2020. London, UK (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 At present, the overall ovarian cancer therapeutics market is led by the use of...

2014-05-19 23:02:53

Transparency Market Research Report Added "Adjuvants Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast 2012 - 2018" to its database. Browse Full Report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/adjuvants-market.html. Albany, New York, USA (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 Adjuvant oncology treatment comprises of a class of cancer therapeutics which is followed after primary cancer treatment, to minimize the risk of reoccurrence of cancer. The major forms of...

2014-05-19 08:27:27

ROCKVILLE, Md., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EntreMed, Inc. (Nasdaq: ENMD), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company developing therapeutics for the treatment of cancer and other diseases, announced today two poster presentations on ENMD-2076 at the American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting for two of its trials currently in progress. ENMD-2076 is currently in Phase 2 advanced soft tissue sarcoma and Phase 2 ovarian clear cell carcinoma, trials at Princess Margaret Cancer...

2014-05-17 23:00:18

"We, at Lynch Syndrome International, share the world’s grief, vowing to uphold his legacy of living each moment of life, coupled with a positive attitude and leaving something behind to make the world a better place than the one he entered." Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) May 17, 2014 Nineteen year old Stephen Sutton, of the UK, passed away on May 14th, 2014, after battling the metastases of colorectal cancer he incurred approximately four years ago, at the age of fifteen. Sutton...

2014-05-16 12:27:57

RnRMarketResearch.com adds "Ovarian Cancer Therapeutics in Major Developed Markets to 2020 - Late-Stage Pipeline Focuses on Improved Progression Free-Surival and Targeted Therapies" to its store. DALLAS, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- "Ovarian Cancer Therapeutics in Major Developed Markets to 2020 Late-Stage Pipeline Focuses on Improved Progression Free-Surival and Targeted Therapies". The current Ovarian cancer therapeutics market is dominated by the use of generics - predominately...

2014-05-15 08:31:37

ROCKVILLE, Md., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EntreMed, Inc. (Nasdaq: ENMD), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company developing therapeutics for the treatment of cancer and other diseases, today reported financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20010620/ENMDLOGO The Company reported a net loss for the first quarter of 2014 of ($1.5 million), or ($0.05) per share, compared with a net loss of ($1.1 million), or ($0.05) per share,...

2014-05-14 23:01:58

Broadway Star and National Ovarian Cancer Coalition’s National Spokesperson, and Survivor, Valisia LeKae, Will Attend the Northern VA Chapter’s 12th Annual Run/Walk to Break the Silence on Ovarian Cancer® 5K and TEAL Mile, on Sunday, May 18, 2014, at Fairfax Corner Dallas, TX (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Grammy and Tony Award Nominee, Valisia LeKae, was starring in the Broadway role of a lifetime, playing Diana Ross in “Motown the Musical.” Then Valisia was diagnosed with ovarian...

2014-05-09 13:19:57

Georgia Institute of Technology When ovarian cancer spreads from the ovaries it almost always does so to a layer of fatty tissue that lines the gut. A new study has found that ovarian cancer cells are more aggressive on these soft tissues due to the mechanical properties of this environment. The finding is contrary to what is seen with other malignant cancer cells that seem to prefer stiffer tissues. "What we found is that there are some cancer cells that respond to softness as opposed...


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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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