Talcum Powder and Ovarian Cancer – Diana Zuckerman, PhD, National Center for Health Research 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 […]
Cancer of the Immune System (ALCL) and Breast Implants: Plastic Surgeons Study 173 Women – In 2015, plastic surgeons who have been well known for defending the safety of breast implants published a study of 173 women with cancer of the immune system caused by breast implants.
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