The smell of cancer, that only a dog can detect. There’s groundbreaking new research starting here in Philadelphia that could help save lives. It’s an CBS 3 Eyewitness News exclusive. Only Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl was there as the new study got underway.
We know that air pollution can cause health problems like increased rates of asthma and even more serious lung issues but now researchers at UCLA say there could be bigger problems.
Dave Brown’s wife, Joan, succumbed to the disease a year and a half ago.
These are the genes that are associated with an increased risk of ovarian cancer and breast cancer.
For more on the High Heel Race to benefit the Melanie Finley Ovarian Cancer Foundation, click here.
Pelvic inflammatory disease, or infections in the vagina and cervix that spread to the ovaries and uterus, need rapid attention and embarrassment in front of your doctor cannot be a barrier to getting treated.
The environment your ancestors lived in and the different chemicals such as pesticides and fungicides they were exposed to could affect a woman’s ovaries.
Lisa Loonstyn is battling ovarian cancer for the second time–at the age of 23.
Hope. That’s what local doctors are giving to some women diagnosed with a deadly cancer.
Organizers are hoping for a good turnout for the 7th annual 5K walk and run for ovarian cancer research and education.
“We receive applications from women on a daily basis who need help with their financial bills.” host and cancer survivor Melanie Finley explains.
by KYW’s medical editor Dr. Brian McDonough There have been numerous developments in the early detection and treatment of cancer in the past decade. Research in numerous areas –in particular genetic research–has yielded excellent results.
A very interesting new study in the Journal of the American Medical Association looks at women who carried genes that put them at increased risk for ovarian cancer.