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10 hrs ago | Business Wire

FDA Grants Genentecha s Avastin Priority Review for Recurrent Platinum-Resistant Ovarian Cancer

"The majority of women with ovarian cancer will become resistant to platinum therapy and a quarter of women will have platinum-resistant disease at the time of a first recurrence.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration

Yesterday | Bloomberg

PPF's Sotio Considers Trials for Head and Neck Cancer Treatment

Sotio AS, a biotechnology company owned by the richest Czech, Petr Kellner , is considering starting clinical tests of an immunotherapy treatment for head and neck cancer based on its own scientific research.

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Related Topix: Cancer, Medicine, Health, Prostate Cancer, Lung Cancer

Yesterday | Merced Sun-Star

Merced County employees rally to help cancer-stricken co-worker

Karen Bricky sat inside a Stanford doctor's office on a cold January afternoon. She was about to get the worst news of her life for the second time – but her sister was bracing herself for even worse news just a few doors down the hall.

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Related Topix: Merced County, CA, Health, Leukemia, Medicine, Breast Cancer, Merced, CA

Sat Jul 19, 2014

GlobalNews

Boy cuts hair to help mom combat ovarian cancer

"I'm hoping that I'll raise some money, and raise some hair to make a wig, so that somebody who needs it, has it," he explained.

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Related Topix: Health

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Chicago Sun-Times

The Sitdown: Kim Metcalfe, PR exec opts for double...

It may seem extreme, but having both of her still-healthy breasts removed is the only way this Chicago public relations executive felt she could go forward with her life.

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Related Topix: Public Relations, Genetics, Breast Cancer, Health

Towleroad

Connecticut Ruling Could Lead To Retroactive Marriage Rights For Same-Sex Couples

A July 16th Connecticut Supreme Court ruling is adding to the debate on whether same-sex marriage rights should be applied retroactively, reports ABC News .

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Health

Thu Jul 17, 2014

ContactMusic.com

Michelle Heaton fears she'll want children after hysterectomy

Former Liberty X singer Michelle Heaton is worried she will want more children, despite needing a hysterectomy operation to prevent ovarian cancer.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Michelle, Health

Mashable

Early Lab Tests Find a Modified Cat Parasite Can Treat Cancer

A kitty poop parasite has led to a treatment that wipes out cancer in lab tests, including aggressive melanoma and ovarian cancer, preliminary studies have found.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Immunology, Biology, Science

Customer Interaction Solutions

Precision Therapeutics Supports the Annual National Ovarian Cancer...

Precision Therapeutics is proud to be a national sponsor of the NOCC 2014 Run/Walk to Break the Silence on Ovarian Cancer.

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Related Topix: Health, Biotech, Precision Therapeutics, Healthcare Industry

Capital Weekly

Signed, "Tealed," Delivered and How You Can Help in Less Than Two Minutes

In 2006, I learned that I carry the BRCA1 gene mutation which puts me at a higher risk for both breast and ovarian cancers .

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Breast Cancer, Genetics, Susan Collins, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Hispanic Business

New Findings Reported from University of Texas Describe Advances in...

Hence, nanoproteomics provides specific information about the environment that NPs interact with and can therefore report on the changes in protein distribution that occurs during tumorigenesis."

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Related Topix: Health

Tue Jul 15, 2014

BioSpace

Celsion Corporation Announces Commercialization Of Reagent Products

Celsion's reagent products are based on its newly acquired proprietary delivery platform technologies, TheraPlas and TheraSilence.

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Related Topix: Celsion, Biotech, Oncology, Medicine, Cancer, Health, Brain Cancer

Medical News Today

Innovative LEONARDO laser proves highest performance in cancer prevention in gynecology

In a recent case study published in the specialist journal Gynecologic Oncology Reports , Italian medics report the first successful prophylactic removal of an ovary via laparoscopy and the innovative diode laser LEONARDO by biolitec.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Oncology, Genetics, Health, Breast Cancer

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Northwest Herald

Two '85 Bears come to LITH to support ovarian cancer awareness

That's why he was in Lake in the Hills on Monday, supporting the Ovarian Cancer Symptom Awareness Organization at the Boulder Ridge Country Club along with fellow 1985 Super Bowl-winning Bear Jim Morrissey.

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Related Topix: Health, Lake in the Hills, IL

Daily Herald

Naperville teacher's battle with cancer can be example to others

Sheila Tucker, a 58-year-old teacher at Longwood Elementary School in Naperville, has been keeping cancer at bay for eight years.

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Related Topix: Naperville, IL, Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Oncology, Hematology, Pancreatic Cancer

Star Tribune

Valisia LeKae talks about playing Diana Ross in "Motown the Musical" and ovarian cancer

Tony Award nominee Valisia LeKae, left, mentored Samantha Koch, 15, last month as they prepared for the Garden of Dreams talent show in New York.

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Related Topix: Health, Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Theater, Arts, Entertainment

Newswise

Researchers Discover New Route for Ovarian Cancer Spread

Circulating tumor cells spread ovarian cancer through the bloodstream, homing in on a sheath of abdominal fatty tissue where it can grow and metastasize to other organs, scientists at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center report in Cancer Cell .

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Related Topix: Health, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Oncology, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Breast Cancer

PhysOrg Weblog

Team finds new route for ovarian cancer spread

Circulating tumor cells spread ovarian cancer through the bloodstream, homing in on a sheath of abdominal fatty tissue where it can grow and metastasize to other organs, scientists at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center report in Cancer Cell .

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Related Topix: Health, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Oncology, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Breast Cancer

EurekAlert!

MD Anderson researchers discover new route for ovarian cancer spread

Circulating tumor cells spread ovarian cancer through the bloodstream, homing in on a sheath of abdominal fatty tissue where it can grow and metastasize to other organs, scientists at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center report in Cancer Cell .

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Related Topix: Health, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Oncology, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Breast Cancer

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

at the Galleries: Artistry in support of a good cause

Colin Campbell's late wife Dr. Lynn Crosby was by his side when he took this picture of mangroves in Florida.

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Related Topix: Canada, Photography, Arts

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