Ovarian Cancer

I Treated Breast Cancer for Years as a Doctor. Then I Was Diagnosed

I was a cancer expert long before I was a patient: in control, passionate about my work and invulnerable. Yet all of this would change with one phone …

Cancer

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<b>AMRITA HEPI, DANCER & CHOREOGRAPHER</b><p>I think it’s such an amazing point of resilience,” says Amrita Hepi, 27. Born in Townsville, of Maori and …

Fashion (Australia)

5 Celebrities Who Have Shaped Our Understanding of Health (for Better and for Worse)

Late night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel has become the surprising face of the health care debate after he tearfully shared the details of his newborn …

Jimmy Kimmel

How a young ovarian cancer survivor lives without fear

Primary school teacher Laura Moss opens up to Marie Claire about her ovarian cancer experience<p>‘I was 27 when I was diagnosed. It was diagnosed at …

Cancer

'I Was Diagnosed With Ovarian Cancer When I Was 17'

"I noticed my stomach was distended, like I had just eaten a really big meal."<p><i>In 2005, when Lindsay T. was 17 years old, she was diagnosed with stage 1 ovarian cancer. Now 29, Lindsay lives in Dallas and works as an art director for a rug manufacturer.</i><p>My symptoms started at the end of my junior …

Cancer

Cancer survivor's eye-opening Facebook post credited with saving lives

A Facebook post about a Vancouver woman’s experience with ovarian cancer is not only helping women around the world spot signs of the disease, it’s …

Canadian News

'It gives me shivers': Vancouver mom's Facebook post leads to early cancer diagnoses for 5 women

A Facebook post written by a Vancouver mother at a time when she was feeling a bit sorry for herself may have helped save the lives of five strangers.<p>…

Cancer

Tesaro At Attractive Valuation Ahead Of Key Regulatory Decisions

Tesaro expects the FDA decision for its Rolapitant IV in October.<p>The company moved ahead for EC decision on Zejula, plans to launch in Q4.<p>Tesaro …

Business

NASCAR’s cancer warrior gives update on her serious health battle

Sherry Pollex is beautiful.<p>Not the kind of beautiful for which makeup and a hair straightener is required. No, she is the sort of beautiful that is …

Cancer

FDA allows DelMar Pharma's additional IND application of VAL-083 for the treatment of ovarian cancer; shares ahead 8% premarket

DelMar Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:DMPI) announces that the FDA has allowed an additional Investigational New Drug Application to study its lead drug …

Cancer

Takeover rumor du jour: Clovis by Lilly

Clovis Oncology (CLVS +6.1%) perks up on light volume amidst chatter that Eli Lilly (LLY -0.3%) is mulling a bid.<p>The company recently announced …

Business

Cooking For A Good Cause At 'A Second Helping Of Life'

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)</b> — September is National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, and on Monday, New York’s top women chefs will come together under one …

Recipes

Tesaro's ovarian cancer drug gets EU agency backing

(Reuters) - A European Medicines Agency (EMA) panel recommended the approval of Tesaro Inc's key drug, niraparib, for the treatment of recurrent ovarian cancer.<p>The recommendation comes months after the drug's approval and launch in the United States, where it is sold at a list price of $9,833 for a …

Cancer

Tesaro earns CHMP thumbs-up for Zejula as three-way PARP race heats up

Just last month, Tesaro seemed to be in danger of losing its lead in the market for PARP inhibitors to treat ovarian cancer. Now, the company is in …

Pharma

Is It Possible To Heal From Terminal Cancer When We Can't Be Cured?

In January 2016, at the age of 30, I was diagnosed with non-genetic stage four ovarian cancer. In that moment, after months of pain, tests and …

Cancer

EveryWoman Day 2017: Why women are sharing photos of their bellies today

Today thousands of women across Britain will be writing words on their bellies and posting photographs on social media.<p>It’s all part of a drive to …

Cancer

Are you ignoring these common health issues? It can be signs of ovarian cancer

Bloating of the abdomen is common before periods or after having a meal but if you feel unusually full despite not eating much, it can be of …

Health

Charities unite to raise awareness of modern treatments for incurable cancer patients

The series of short films feature first hand accounts of dealing with incurable cancer

Cancer

The Signs Of Ovarian Cancer EVERY Woman Should Know About

They're subtle, but shouldn't be ignored.<p>You may have heard ovarian cancer referred to as a “silent killer” before, and there’s a good reason for it—the disease doesn’t have as many obvious indicators as, say, breast or skin cancer. But that doesn’t mean women don’t experience symptoms.<p>“There are …

Women's News

8 Early Symptoms of Ovarian Cancer, According to Women Who Experienced Them

The facts about ovarian cancer<p>Ovarian cancer is estimated to affect over 22,000 American women this year alone, but its early symptoms are easy to …

Women's News

Rubraca outshines rivals in ovarian cancer maintenance therapy

<b>Clovis has confirmed a major victory with its ovarian cancer treatment Rubraca, the drug showing significant benefits for all patients in a</b> …

Cancer

Clovis Spikes on Phase 3 Data for Ovarian Cancer Drug- Biotech Movers

Shares of Clovis Oncology Inc. (CLVS) rose 5.1% to $76.02 ahead of the open on Friday, Sept. 8, as the Boulder, Colo.-based company is scheduled to …

Stocks

Too few women with breast cancer get genetic testing

(Reuters Health) - Some women with breast or ovarian cancer might benefit from genetic testing to guide their treatment and follow-up care, but less than one in five of those women actually get tested, a recent U.S. study suggests.<p>Of an estimated 3.8 million women in the U.S. with a history of …

Cancer

Clovis' rucaparib successful in late-stage ovarian cancer study; shares ahead 5% premarket

Clovis Oncology (NASDAQ:CLVS) is up 5% premarket on light volume in response to its announcement of positive results from the Phase 3 ARIEL3 study …

Cancer

Edmonton skydiver shaves off beard while plummeting to ground

Shave-in-the-sky stunt raises cancer-research money in honour of family member<p>Stan Standing's hands shook as he barreled towards the ground at nearly …

Cancer

The Deck Is Stacked Against Johnson & Johnson

JNJ has lost 4 of the 6 law suits that relate talc to ovarian cancer.<p>The above is strange when the only scientific consensus on the subject is that …

Business

Ovarian Cancer: What You Should Know About The Disease

Ovarian cancer doesn't have the high public profile of breast cancer, or the simple testing option of cervical cancer, but it's the most serious …

Cancer

Most women don't know that bloating is a symptom of ovarian cancer

It's absolutely crucial more of us know the signs<p>Four out of five women in the UK wouldn't be able to name bloating as a symptom of ovarian cancer, …

Cancer

Walk of Hope to raise funds for early detection of ovarian cancer

Fran Doering had a gut feeling she had limited time. Three weeks ago, her doctor confirmed that fear.<p>“I was told there is nothing more they can do …

Cancer

The Ovarian Cancer Symptoms You Should Never Ignore

Former Olympic gymnast Shannon Miller is celebrating five years free of ovarian cancer by spreading awareness about the easy-to-miss symptoms of the …

Cancer