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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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BRCA News – Not just for Jews?

Posted on Monday, February 14, 2011 in Awareness, Health News that You Can Use, Community
For the past couple of years, as genetic testing has improved and more people have discovered genetic mutations that might lead to ovarian cancer, one of the most prominent for Ashkenazi Jews has been the BRCA-1 mutation.

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Hope on the battlefield

Posted on Sunday, February 06, 2011 in Health News that You Can Use
Having ovarian cancer is an anger-filled and depressing situation some of the time. But I am also happy, that since I have to battle this lousy disease, I get to battle it now. In some ways, our time, right now, is the golden age for cancer research.

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