WASHINGTON (AP) — For women who carry a notorious cancer gene, surgery to remove healthy ovaries is one of the most protective steps they can take. New research suggests some may benefit most from having […]
A 10-year-old cancer patient Thursday delivered donated toys to children in the pediatric unit at the Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center, reports CBS Los Angeles. Emily Lomeli was recently diagnosed with immature ovarian teratoma, a […]
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Researchers trying to develop a diagnostic tool for ovarian cancer are hoping dogs’ keen sense of smell will lead them down the right path. An early detection device that combines old-fashioned olfactory […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Brad Pitt says it was important for his partner, Angelina Jolie, to share her story about having her breasts removed to avoid cancer “and that others would understand it doesn’t have […]
NEW YORK (AP) — “I hope that other women can benefit from my experience,” Angelina Jolie wrote in a powerful op-ed article Tuesday, explaining her decision to go public with having her breasts removed to […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Scientists say DNA testing has uncovered dozens of genetic markers tied to breast, prostate and ovarian cancer. The international effort detailed today involved more than 100 institutions and testing of 200,000 people.