Cancer of the Immune System (ALCL) in 173 Women with Breast Implants - Diana Zuckerman, PhD Cancer Prevention and Treatment Fund A recent study of 173 women with cancer of the immune system caused by breast implants  was paid for by a plastic surgery medical association and written by plastic surgeons who have defended the safety of breast implants for decades. ALCL (Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma) develops […]
Talcum Powder and Ovarian Cancer - Diana Zuckerman, PhD Cancer Prevention and Treatment Fund A growing body of evidence suggests that using talc in the genital area can increase a woman’s chances of developing ovarian cancer. And the more years she uses talc, the more likely she is to develop ovarian cancer. A study published in 2016 suggests that the body […]
Could a common and inexpensive heart medicine (beta-blockers) help cancer patients live longer? - Doctors and researchers noticed that when cancer patients took beta-blockers because of their heart disease, they tended to live longer than other cancer patients. They decided to study whether beta-blockers significantly improve survival for several different types of cancer.
Ovarian Cancer: What are the treatment options? - Ovarian cancer is the 5th leading cause of cancer death in women in the U.S. Approximately 21,000 women will receive a new diagnosis of ovarian cancer in 2015. Find out about the treatment options.
Patients under 50 with early-stage ovarian cancer: safe treatment with no loss of fertility - Learn more about how to detect ovarian cancer in its early stages, and about fertility-saving treatments for premenopausal women with early stage ovarian cancer