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Ovarian cancer

This is an alarming report!  Here are two takes on things, beginning with the first part of an editorial from the New York Times, followed by another article about the report by the Boston Globe:

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This was big news last summer.  Looks like it is still in the news over in Europe. UK’s Daily Mail just ran an update  Note:  Article admits vaccine may not be available until next decade…

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I’m not sure how I feel about the latest news about the latest breast cancer therapy news.  You can bet the drug company that makes Tamozifen paid for this study.  Is the cost–and taking a serious drug with serious side effects for an additional five years–worth a 3% gain in overall survival?  Read this and watch the videos if you like and see what you think:

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ovarian cancer

This is exciting news!  Ovarian cancer can be a real bitch!  As most of you know, I am an ovarian cancer survivor.  And it wasn’t easy.

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I have been a bit miffed about all of the attention breast cancer gets, at the expense of cancers that affect far more people in this country, including skin, lung and prostate cancer.

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Dr. Charles Perou

More good news on the cancer research front.  Here is the first part of an article I found this morning in the New York Times:

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Kathy Bates

Here I go again; breaking Pat’s rule against posting celebrity-related cancer news on this site.

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Here is a short excerpt from Catherine’s Huffington Post article:

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There have been a number of highly controversial reports–both pro and con–about the value of screening in younger adults for both breast and prostate cancer.

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According to Time Magazine, researchers have settled-on 10 different types of breast cancer classifications…

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Giuliana Rancic

I don’t run a lot of cancer related celebrity stories.  I first ran this article last fall about  Giuliana Rancic’s new-found breast cancer to make a point about cancer screening.  It is one of the posts which didn’t transfer when we switched-over to our new, improved format.  I thought it was worth a second look…

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