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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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Fermented wheat germ extract

xanthic
  • By xanthic · New reply August 15, 2012
  • 14 replies
  • What are everyone's thoughts about fermented wheat germ extract? There was a report on Google Alerts today indicating it's effectiveness with ovca. It's quite expensive and so I wonder if anyone has had ...

How Long Did Treatment Center do CBCs?

LaurenDove9
  • By LaurenDove9 · New reply August 7, 2012
  • 6 replies
  • Having finished six rounds of chemo and 25 pelvic radiation treatments a year ago, I assumed that my prestigious treatment center would continue to do CBCs for at least six months post treatment. Instead ...

Erlotinib Fails as Maintenance Therapy for Ovarian Cancer :(

texasteal
  • By texasteal · New reply August 2, 2012
  • 6 replies
  • Erlotinib Fails as Maintenance Therapy for Ovarian Cancer IMNG Medical Media. 2012 Jul 23, S London CHICAGO (IMNG) - Maintenance erlotinib was no more efficacious than observation when given to women ...

Soricimed Phase I trial open at 1 site now (Shrew Venom)

emeraldview
  • By emeraldview · New reply August 1, 2012
  • 1 reply
  • The Soricimed (TRPV-6, or shrew venom) trial is now recruiting in the Hamilton, ON, Canada site. Looks like MSKCC in NY, USA is still trying to get paperwork approval, or budgets approved or....? The ...

Social health correlates to overall health

joseph2
  • By joseph2 · New reply July 30, 2012
  • 1 reply
  • I found this one to be the most interesting study of the week. Important to stress that this is a correlation that was found in 5-year survivors, not a driver of survival. Except--maybe it is a driver ...

Impact of Beta Blockers on Epithelial Ovarian Cancer Survival

texasteal
  • By texasteal · New reply July 30, 2012
  • 17 replies
  • Impact of Beta Blockers on Epithelial Ovarian Cancer Survival Gynecol Oncol. 2012 Jul 20;[Epub Ahead of Print], ES Diaz, BY Karlan, AJ Li Abstract Objective: Stress may promote ovarian cancer progression ...

Curcumin for Ovarian Cancer

Trudyz
  • By Trudyz · New reply July 25, 2012
  • 18 replies
  • My neighbor told me about Nano-Curcumin for treatment in ovarian cancer. I found that it had been studied at John Hopkins and there was discussion her about it in 2010. I can't find the current studies ...

oliparib

michele75043
  • By michele75043 · New reply July 18, 2012
  • 3 replies
  • Olaparib Defers Progression of Serous Ovarian Cancer - Again IMNG Medical Media. 2012 Jul 9, S London CHICAGO (IMNG) - Olaparib, the novel PARP inhibitor that came up short of a survival advantage in ...

Low Grade Serous Papillary Adenocarcinoma

wispywillow
  • By wispywillow · New reply July 17, 2012
  • 8 replies
  • Hi guys, My mum was diagnosed with cancer about 18 months ago. After many trips to the GP in pain and being fobbed off and having it put down to her weight, age, IBS and supposed Diverticulitis (which ...

Hairy??

miraclegal
  • By miraclegal · New reply July 16, 2012
  • 7 replies
  • My hair has started to grow after chemo treatment and apparently I notice I ve grown much more hair compare to last time. I just feel I'm too hairy even at sideburns, hand, legs n upper my back shoulder ...

BRCA

michele75043
  • By michele75043 · New reply July 16, 2012
  • 2 replies
  • DNA sustains damage through exposure to chemicals, UV light, ionizing radiation, chemotherapy, or products of cellular metabolism [1]. Damaged DNA triggers cell cycle arrest and transcriptional activation ...

Symptoms

tl214
  • By tl214 · New reply July 12, 2012
  • 6 replies
  • I am sure I didn't categorize the topic properly, so please forgive me, I couldn't find the right one. I am looking for a little insight and maybe some educated/experienced advice. About 2 months ago ...

Post chemo follow up and care

miraclegal
  • By miraclegal · New reply July 12, 2012
  • 16 replies
  • I'm ovarian cancer stage 3 diagnosed in Nov'11. Did the hysterectomy and also completed my chemo in early May 2012. How frequent shld I follow up for check and track my tumour marker? Any advice from ...

Stress and Cancer

Cat50
  • By Cat50 · New reply July 9, 2012
  • 51 replies
  • In my research I found that stress shutdown our immune system. I spoke with some peoples and I found that major unpleasant events happened previous 1-2 years of diagnosis (separation, lost jobs, lost ...

Shingles vaccine when not in remission

suemac
  • By suemac · New reply July 6, 2012
  • 11 replies
  • I have been off chemo for 3+ months due to surgery. Just prior to surgery I developed shingles, which resolved quickly with IV acyclovir. My question is whether I should get the shingles vaccine at this ...

Survivorship and CT's?

dontworrybhappy
  • By dontworrybhappy · New reply July 5, 2012
  • 11 replies
  • I am a 1 1/2yr survivor and didn't want my last CT. My CA's went down 10 and I feel really good! I am hoping to hear from some survivors who have opted out from getting a CT every six mos for the first ...

Clincal Trial at Karmanos Detroit

suemac
  • By suemac · New reply July 5, 2012
  • 2 replies
  • Hi all, I am being evaluated for Oral OSI-O27 study, a pill to be taken 1 to 3 times a week. It is a phase I study. It has to do with molecular targeted therapy and inhibition of certain chemical pathways ...

Clincal Trial at Karmanos Detroit

suemac
  • By suemac · Posted July 5, 2012
  • 0 replies
  • Hi all, I am being evaluated for Oral OSI-O27 study, a pill to be taken 1 to 3 times a week. It is a phase I study. It has to do with molecular targeted therapy and inhibition of certain chemical pathways ...

cancer and glucose

patnj
  • By patnj · New reply June 27, 2012
  • 2 replies
  • I apologize for revisiting this topic, but here is a recent study regarding this issue. http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/201 2/06/120626131854.htm ...

Immunotherapy at NCI with Dr. James Gulley

michele75043
  • By michele75043 · New reply June 25, 2012
  • 3 replies
  • This man's devp and research on immunotherapy is impressive and I think his work is worth following. I wish he had written a book, I'd like to buy it. Immunotherapy at NCI with Dr. James Gulley Dr. Gulley ...

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