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  • Study Focused on Neuropathy in Female Cancer Survivors

    (June 23, 2017) A clinical trial published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology focused on a largely understudied area of cancer survivorship: chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN) in women. Forty seven percent of the 512 women in the trial reported CIPN an average of 6 years after their treatment ended. Symptoms of CIPN reported during the… More

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  • Dept. of Health and Human Services Seeks to Limit Access to Oral Contraception Benefits

    According to recent reports, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will soon seek to limit access to oral contraception benefits. “The proposed rule allowing employers to deny insurance coverage for birth control limits the application of oral contraceptives in preventive medicine, in particular, for ovarian cancer. Oral contraceptives have been shown to reduce… More

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  • An Analysis on the Quality of Life in Long Term Survivors of Advanced Stage Ovarian Cancer

    (June 1, 2017) A study, published last month in Gynecologic Oncology, focused on an area of ovarian cancer that is rarely talked about: the quality of life (QOL) for long term survivors of advanced stage ovarian cancer. Woman surviving 8.5 years or longer, who had anywhere from 0 recurrences to multiple recurrences, were given surveys… More

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