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  • Action Alert: Protect Federal Funding for Ovarian Cancer Research

    The White House has released a proposed budget for FY2018 that makes drastic cuts to the budgets for the National Institute of Health (NIH) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). These cuts would reduce the NIH budget by 20% and threaten to halt breakthrough medical research advancements and delay life-saving cures. The proposed… More

  • The Risk of Blood Clots and Ovarian Cancer

    (May 25, 2017) A retrospective study, published earlier this month in Obstetrics & Gynecology, looked at when women with ovarian cancer developed blood clots. One in four women diagnosed with ovarian cancer develop a blood clot, but more specifically, over eleven percent of those who developed a blood clot did so during neoadjuvant chemotherapy. Women… More

  • The Positive Impact of Cognitive Behavior Therapy on Fear of Cancer Recurrence

    (May 22, 2017) A recent study from the Netherlands found that a combination of cognitive behavior therapies had a positive effect on FCR, or Fear of Cancer Recurrence. Eighty-eight cancer survivors, including breast, prostate, and colorectal cancers, were divided into either a control group, which received usual care, or the therapy group. The participants that received… More


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