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Discuss the latest in ovarian cancer research. What have you been hearing and reading about in current articles and news reports?

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hinsopa
  • By hinsopa · Posted October 22, 2013
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  • http://canceremotions.wordpress.com/2013 /10/20/i-dont-care/ Patsy ...

I dont have cancer or endo....so whats wrong???

lovelyme10
  • By lovelyme10 · Posted October 17, 2013
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  • I had surgery and he didn't find anything and he also took my mirena birth control out to. Idk whats wrong with me because I thought the pain would go away after the birth control was out. anyone else ...

Cediranib Boosts Survival in Recurrent Ovarian Cancer

BartersIsland
  • By BartersIsland · New reply October 6, 2013
  • 5 replies
  • Cediranib Boosts Survival in Recurrent Ovarian Cancer Roxanne Nelson Sep 30, 2013 AMSTERDAM — The investigational agent cediranib (AstraZeneca) can extend survival in women with recurrent ovarian cancer ...

cancer and genes

3Bean
  • By 3Bean · New reply October 6, 2013
  • 7 replies
  • The first article explains genes that turn cancer growth on, the second, genes that turn cancer growth off. http://freethoughtblogs.com/pharyngula/2 013/09/21/what-are-oncogenes/ http://scienceblogs.com/pharyngula/2013 ...

PLEASE DO NOT HURT MY FEELINGS

sjnw1957
  • By sjnw1957 · New reply October 5, 2013
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  • a metal detector went off on me with no metal on. research says hemochromatosis=to much iron in the blood. I got so many things wrong with me doctors be thinking I am faking. I had quarter size blisters ...

i need advice

lovelyme10
  • By lovelyme10 · New reply October 2, 2013
  • 6 replies
  • Hello my name is shacoya and I have a few questions. I'm 22 and I will be having a laparoscopy on Oct 9. But since march of this year I have had stomach pain pelvic pain back pain...been to two hospitals ...

storemytumor.com

sharonfaith7
  • By sharonfaith7 · New reply October 1, 2013
  • 20 replies
  • Has anyone used storemytumor.com? They are very expensive ($5,000) plus $35 per month for storage ...

spindle cell stroma

Mollywood
  • By Mollywood · New reply September 30, 2013
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  • Was told pathology showed spindle cell stroma when I had my hysterectomy. Doctor said for me to just be aware of it. Did not say anything else. That was 20 years ago. Back then I researched and found ...

8 recommendations for cancer survivors

BartersIsland
  • By BartersIsland · New reply September 26, 2013
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  • This is written for medical professionals, but is easy to read and may be helpful. I have a free subscription to Medscape and receive regular updates on research relative to ovarian cancer. You may want ...

Obese patients may have been under treated

3Bean
  • By 3Bean · New reply September 25, 2013
  • 9 replies
  • "Obese people are less likely to survive cancer, and one reason may be a surprising inequality: The overweight are undertreated. Doctors often short them on chemotherapy by not basing the dose on size ...

Epigenetic regulation

toughasnails
  • By toughasnails · New reply September 18, 2013
  • 10 replies
  • This is hot off the press. Has anyone else seen this? Gains in Cancer Epigenetics Paula A. Kiberstis With the recent discovery that genes that code for chromatin-modifying enzymes are mutated in human ...

6 stubborn myths about cancer

3Bean
  • By 3Bean · New reply September 15, 2013
  • 18 replies
  • This article on common myths about cancer might be of interest. http://www.theguardian.com/science/2013/ aug/30/six-stubborn-myths-cancer ". . . .[that] the internet is full of information about cancer ...

21.7 cm Ovarian tumor

Aura101
  • By Aura101 · New reply September 14, 2013
  • 8 replies
  • Hello so last Friday, I went to the hospital because of the mass in my abdomen, It has been here for a year and finally i had the guts to go see a doctor. i dont have any symptoms, my period is normal ...

Question about Ovarian Cancer

momof5boys
  • By momof5boys · New reply September 12, 2013
  • 18 replies
  • Hello, I was wondering if I could find something out from anyone that has or has had Ovarian cancer. So in April i had a miscarriage, my second one and I was in the hospital and waiting for the ultrasound ...

Thrilling news from Danish cancer research

vibse
  • By vibse · New reply September 11, 2013
  • 14 replies
  • Just heard in the Danish radio news that a Danish research team has found that several types of medicine such as medicine against heart problems and allergy (antihistamines) have shown ability make cancer ...

Just Completed Phase One of UPenn Vaccine Trial

DragonGirl
  • By DragonGirl · New reply September 4, 2013
  • 18 replies
  • Just Completed Phase One of UPenn Vaccine Trial That means that the preliminary surgery and qualifying visits including aphereisis and the five rounds of treatment are DONE! Combined with cross country ...

Experimenting with herbs and drugs

michele75043
  • By michele75043 · New reply August 27, 2013
  • 9 replies
  • I know most of the people on here don't experiment with anti-cancer agents but others do. I want to make sure that they are aware of the significant risk that whatever they take may fuel their cancer ...

ChemoFx, worth trying?

mv_fly
  • By mv_fly · New reply August 23, 2013
  • 5 replies
  • 8/19/2013 "Precision Therapeutics Announces Unparalleled Results That Show Recurrent Ovarian Cancer Patients Live 65% Longer in Breakthrough Prospective Clinical Trial" http://eon.businesswire.com/news/eon/201 ...

Eag1 Potassium Channel

michele75043
  • By michele75043 · New reply August 20, 2013
  • 2 replies
  • I'm exhausted from all the hunting I've done on this today. It started out when I found an old bottle of cromolyn sodium (which I bought for cancer long ago and was afraid to take) to use to snort methyl ...

IL-6

michele75043
  • By michele75043 · New reply August 14, 2013
  • 9 replies
  • Most of us know IL-6 is a pro-inflammatory cytokine that promotes cancer. But I have learned that it has a much larger role than I thought. Here is a little on interleukin-6 and some things that inhibit ...

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