Tag: ovarian cancer

IVF Does Not Significantly Increase Risk of Ovarian Cancer

A study of the medical records of more than 67,000 women who underwent fertility treatment found that fertility treatments did not effect the risk of breast or uterine cancer, and may slightly increase the risk of ovarian cancer…

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Intake Question Related to Ovarian Cancer Symptoms Can Help Women Get Diagnosed Sooner

According to a study done by the Fred Hutchison Cancer Cancer, a quick three-question survey as part of patient intake can help women with the symptoms of ovarian cancer be diagnosed with the disease sooner…

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Fertility Sparing Surgery Recommended by Study

A study of 240 patients with ovarian cancer concluded that young women with early stage disease be provided the option of fertility sparing surgery, rather than aggressive debulking…

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Fertility Drugs Do Not Appear to Cause Ovarian Cancer

A study of approximately 2700 women showed that women who used fertility drugs did not have a higher risk of ovarian cancer, except for women who used fertility drugs and never got pregnant…

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Removing Fallopian Tubes Reduces Risk of Ovarian Cancer

Based on data showing that removing a woman’s fallopian tubes removes her risk of developing ovarian cancer, doctors are now urging women who are having their tubes tied to have them removed, instead…

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OCRF Partners with GCF to Continue Ovarian Cancer Symptoms Research

OCRF Partners with GCF to Continue Ovarian Cancer Symptoms Research Gynecologic Cancer Foundation Bulletin Summer 2008&hellip…

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NYTimes Headlines Ovarian Cancer Symptom Study

On June 13, 2007, the New York Times published the article “Symptoms Found for Early Check on Ovary Cancer”…

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