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Ovarian Cancer Gets Help from Ginger

An incredible new study, undertaken by scientists at BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, has shown that ginger is able to help in the fight against ovarian cancer. The spice has been used for a countless number of years in various cultures and countries as a form of herbal medicine, but few ...

Ovarian Cancer Detection Gets Even More Efficient

Ovarian Cancer Detection has improvedRecent studies on ovarian cancer detection were supported by the Medical Research Council, Cancer Research United Kingdom and the UK Department of Health. These studies revealed that the detection of ovarian cancer has significantly improved by using what the re ...

Earlier Detection Of Ovarian Cancer Now Possible

Ovarian cancer is known as the hidden killer.  The tumours often grow quietly unnoticed until late diagnosis makes them untreatable.  However, the results of a 14-year trial by the University College, London have now revealed that blood tests could detect 86% of ovarian cancer tumours ear ...

Elective Surgery to Prevent Cancer: What You Need to Know

Earlier this week, Hollywood movie star and UN ambassador Angelina Jolie Pitt announced her decision to undergo an elective bilateral salpingo oophrectomy, or BSO. In everyday terms, it is the surgical removal of both ovaries and Fallopian tubes. She did it for prophylactic, or preventative, purpos ...

BRCA Testing: What is it? Should I get it?

In several families, cancer genes are passed down through generations just like an undesired heirloom. But thanks to well-advanced technology it's possible to identify these altered genes and offer patients different choices that not only stop cancer, but also stop the gene from being passed on ...

Ovarian Cancer Can be a Silent Destroyer

The Fox Chase Center got the okay from the National Cancer Institute to obtain a NCI grant for a Specialized Program of Research Excellence (SPORE). That money is strictly for prevention, diagnosis, & therapy regarding ovarian cancer. In Pennsylvania, the Fox Chase Center is the sole receiver o ...

Prostate or Gynecological Cancer? Consider da Vinci Surgery

Finding out one has either a prostate or a gynecological tumor can be a traumatic experience for most patients, both physically and psychologically. The burning question patients have is, what options are present to remove it? This site has discussed preventative means in great depth through diet a ...