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Should DNA be Patented?

Posted on Monday, April 04, 2011 in Health News that You Can Use
Can a company patent DNA? That is the question before a U.S. Federal Circuit Court. The case involves the BRCA 1 and 2 mutations — genetic anomalies that produce ovarian and breast cancers in women worldwide. In the case (likely to headed to the Supreme Court) Myriad Pharmaceutical is trying to patent the BRCA mutations, which they discovered.

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We could use some help.

Posted on Tuesday, March 29, 2011 in About CancerDancer
We are very proud of the launch of the CancerDancer website. We have received enthusiastic responses from all over the country and have heard women confess that they had no idea about the symptoms of ovarian cancer. This kind of conversation is the main point of this effort.

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Do you need help? Can you give help?

Do you need help? Can you give help?

Posted on Friday, March 25, 2011 in Health News that You Can Use, Friends and Family, Community
Diem Brown was diagnosed with ovarian cancer (blessedly, years ago). The celebrity from Road Rules/Real World felt alone and anxious during her chemotherapy treatment. She wondered, why can my friends who are getting married or having babies go online to their gift registries when people in crisis have no similar option?

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Awareness from Down Under

Awareness from Down Under

Posted on Wednesday, February 23, 2011 in Awareness
This month is Ovarian Cancer Month in Australia, and it seems that our friends down under are working hard to let women know about the danger and the symptoms of ovarian cancer. Today is wear teal day there. Did you ever hear of such a thing here? Probably not.

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Required Reading

Posted on Thursday, February 17, 2011 in Health News that You Can Use, Books
This website will soon have a bookshelf that will include reviews of books that we recommend and might not recommend. But I could not wait for that bookshelf to tell you about “The Emperor of All Maladies” by Siddhartha Mukherjee.

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