Entries Tagged as 'Ovarian Cancer in the News'

Need Sugession/Advice to treat my mom

December 15th, 2013 · No Comments

Hi, I am shiva from India, My mom was DX with Ovarian Cancer on Nov-2009,she treated with Ne o-adjutant that means she receive 3 cycle of pacli+carbo,then surgery then receive another 3 cycle pacli+Carbo,the treatment completed on April-2010. she was in complete remission for more than one year before the CA -125 rise on June-2011,then […]

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My sister was so brave that God made her an angel!

March 21st, 2013 · 1 Comment

 My little sister Karlissa (33) was diagnosed with Ovarian cancer in November 2008. She started having constipation, followed by bloating, severe stomach pain, and then vomited everytime she would eat. I took her to the hospital and she had tests done and the doctor and Radiologist said it looked like Ovarian Cancer. We made an appt. […]

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Filmmaking for a cure: “OUTSIDE IN” is a resource for women with cancer

October 5th, 2012 · 1 Comment

Like many who contribute to this blog, I am a survivor of advanced ovarian cancer, now at the 12 year mark. And like many of you I have gone through the stress and agonies of intensive treatments and life threatening complications over the years (including multiple surgeries, multiple chemotherapy drugs, experimental trials, complementary therapies), and […]

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mom stage 4 ovarian cancer she’s only 52

July 9th, 2012 · 5 Comments

In September 28 2011 my mom was told that she has stage 4 Ovarian cancer while in the emergency room alone I’m her only child and I’m so lost she went to the doctor for the same pain 2 years ago they did tests n said it was a cyst n wasn’t cancerous now we […]

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so many question and no answer to them.. help!

June 27th, 2012 · No Comments

To let everyone know prom was fun, I had to sat a lot, still super sore. I went to a 5K the next day to support ovarian cancer,  and i walked the whole thing! , my  strength is coming back! even though I slept that whole next day.  I am also eating again yay!  Monday […]

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This is a great place for me to come visit. Even if it is virtual.

March 21st, 2012 · 2 Comments

I live in LA and find your site to be both informative and generous.  I just signed up for the blog and need support.  I was diagnosed with stage 4 ovarian cancer BRCA1 since it has redeveloped in my liver.  I hope this is the end of all of this.  I live in LA and […]

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Massachusetts Ovarian Cancer specialty license plate

March 9th, 2012 · No Comments

Hi everyone! I am spearheading an initiative to get an “Ovarian Cancer” specialty license plate issued in Massachusetts.  The license plate has been approved by the RMV and we are in the process of collecting 1,500 pre-paid applications.  To get more information or pre-order your plate, please visit our website at www.massovariancancerplate.org or facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Massachusetts-Ovarian-Cancer-License-Plate-Initiative/279279362090977.   You may […]

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Cancer Survival

October 17th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Hi everyone … My name is Catalina Salamone Ovarian Cancer Survival 9 mos.now

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BRCA-1 Mutations=Infertility?

June 3rd, 2010 · No Comments

Interesting news from New York Medical College suggests women who are BRCA-1 positive are more likely to suffer from infertility. Dr. Kutluk Oktay, a professor of obstetrics and gynecology, found that BRCA-1 mutations were associated with a premature loss of egg reserves. “Premature ovarian failure” (egg loss before the age of 40) has long been […]

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More than One Old Lady Swallowed A Fly

January 5th, 2010 · No Comments

Feeling too calm? Too complacent? Worried your blood pressure might be healthfully low? Give yourself a charge and check out Chicago writer Martha Rosenberg’s one-two punch of an article “Ladies Choose Your Cancer” in the Epoch Times. In it Rosenberg likens women’s experience with risk-laden hormonal therapy choices to the song “There Was An Old […]

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Good News

December 22nd, 2009 · No Comments

A physician friend who frequently directs her patients to the internet to learn more about their diagnosis, often encounters reluctance to “open up that world-wide Pandora’s box” as one of her patients remarked. It’s true; the web is a mixed blessing. Hunting for information about ovarian cancer can lead one to life-saving information and support, […]

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Ovarian Cancer and Tea

December 22nd, 2009 · No Comments

It’s cold outside and I’ve got warm beverages on the brain. But as it happens scientists do too; they’re thinking about tea, tea and ovarian cancer to be exact. It’s long been known most varieties of black and green teas are loaded with antioxidants. As such tea is thought to be protective to cells by […]

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Leukemia drug for Ovarian Cancer?

December 22nd, 2009 · No Comments

A drug currently used to treat leukemia is garnering headlines as a potential treatment for ovarian cancer. The articles are based on a study that shows the drug, dasatinib (Sprycel), has powerful effects on ovarian cancer cell lines. In the study, the drug not only killed off the cancer cells it seemed to stop them […]

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Welcome GINA

December 14th, 2009 · No Comments

As was mentioned in a prior post, aside from the fear of positive results, one of women’s biggest concerns in obtaining BRCA testing is the impact the information will have on either their ability to obtain adequate health care. If the results are positive will insurance providers refuse to insure a woman? If the results […]

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Caffeine and Ovarian Cancer

December 11th, 2009 · No Comments

At last! A study I really can get on board with – but only because it hints that my coffee habit might reduce my risk of ovarian cancer. The research found that caffeine may affect the levels of sex hormones in complicated ways that differ for pre and post menopausal women. Since some previous studies […]

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