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2014-03-21 23:01:36

To protect families and save lives, western Governors have proclaimed March 22, 2014 Lynch Syndrome Hereditary Cancer Awareness Day in their states. They encourage people to learn their family history of cancers and discuss it with their physicians, for early diagosis and treatment of hereditary cancers. Laughlin, NV (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 United States Governors have proclaimed Saturday, March 22nd, Lynch Syndrome Hereditary Cancer Awareness Day in the southwestern states of Nevada,...

2014-03-21 08:24:23

ROCKVILLE, Md., March 21, 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 and 12 months ended December 31, 2013. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20010620/ENMDLOGO The Company reported a net loss of ($1.3 million), or ($0.05) per share for the three months ended December 31, 2013. This compares with net loss of ($0.4...

2014-03-20 12:32:37

New Analysis Explores Interactions Between Clinical Risk Factors Used in Pre-surgical Assessment AUSTIN, Texas, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (Nasdaq: VRML) -- A new study of OVA1® clinical performance, titled "The Effect of Ovarian Imaging on the Clinical Interpretation of a Multivariate Index Assay," has been released as an online advance publication of The American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology.[1] The study examines the relationship between two commonly used...

2014-03-19 23:04:03

A study published in last month’s Journal of Clinical Oncology suggests that women with the BRCA1 gene mutation may significantly reduce their chances of ovarian cancer if they have their ovaries removed by age 35. Abington, PA (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Among study participants who underwent oophorectomy (ovary removal surgery), their chances of ovarian and breast cancers decreased by 80 percent. Additionally, their risk of death from any cause by age 70 decreased 77 percent as a result of...

2014-03-19 08:30:18

PARSIPPANY, N.J., March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ferring Pharmaceuticals Inc. today announced FDA approval of new labeling for their fertility products, MENOPUR and BRAVELLE. The label update is a result of the COMBINE trial which demonstrated that both MENOPUR and BRAVELLE can be safely mixed and administered in a single injection. Approval was granted on February 19, 2014 and designates Ferring's mixed protocol as the only combination of IVF stimulation gonadotropins to...

2014-03-18 08:32:17

Experimental drug designed to fight abdominal cancers passes important test SYDNEY, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novogen Limited [ASX:NRT; NASDAQ:NVGN] and its joint venture company with Yale University, CanTx Inc, today announced an important milestone with lead candidate drug, Trx-1, demonstrating a potent anti-cancer effect in mice xenografted with human ovarian cancer stem cells. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131220/NY36990LOGO CanTx is seeking a novel approach to...

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....


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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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