Biden Discusses Future Of Cancer Research In New Orleans

April 21, 2016 6:11 pm

Three years ago, Vice President Joe Biden was sitting with President Xi Jinping of China in an empty restaurant in the city of Chengdu. Speaking through a translator, Xi asked him whether he could “define America.” Biden told Xi he … Read more

Highlights from Society of Gynecologic Oncology (SGO 2016)

April 4, 2016 6:42 pm

Women’s cancer specialists from all over the world convened in San Diego in March to hear about the latest developments in women’s cancer research. This was the fifth SGO annual meeting I’ve attended over the past eight years, and the … Read more

6 Commonly Missed Signs Of Ovarian Cancer: The Silent Killer

March 14, 2016 7:18 pm

An estimated 22,280 women in the United States will be diagnosed with ovarian cancer this year and 14,240 women will die. Unfortunately, most women are not aware of the dangers or symptoms of ovarian cancer, and many realize they have … Read more

Ovarian Cancer Still Gets Shortchanged, Report Finds

March 3, 2016 7:53 pm

Ovarian cancer is being shortchanged in terms of medical attention and understanding, even though it’s one of the deadliest cancers there is, experts reported Wednesday. It’s still treated as a single cancer even though there are actually multiple types, many … Read more

Report Finds “Surprising Gaps” In What’s Known About Ovarian Cancer

March 3, 2016 6:38 pm

A government advisory board sounded an alarm Wednesday about ovarian cancer. Every year, more than 22,000 women in the United States are diagnosed with the disease, because it’s often caught too late, more than 14,000 die. Wednesday’s report found surprising … Read more

5 Details You Need To Know From This New Report On Ovarian Cancer

March 2, 2016 8:00 pm

Of all the “women’s cancers,” ovarian is among the most diabolical. A new, congressionally mandated report by the Institute of Medicine spells out, sometimes in unnerving detail, the challenges confronting researchers in understanding the disease and patients in getting good … Read more

Surgeon & Scientist Appointed Director Of Gynecologic Oncology

March 1, 2016 7:18 pm

Dr. Douglas Levine, a member of The Clearity Foundation’s scientific advisory board, will join NYU Medical Center as the Director of Gynecologic Oncology. Internationally renowned surgeon and scientist Douglas A. Levine, MD, FACOG, FACS, whose seminal biomarker research has helped … Read more

Are We Closer to Screening Average-Risk Women for Ovarian Cancer?

February 9, 2016 7:44 pm

A worldwide effort is under way to find new methods to screen women with no known risk factors for ovarian cancer.The disease is often aggressive and progresses quickly; only 40 percent of women who have it survive more than five … Read more

Ovarian Cancer Has Common Symptoms, Difficult to Test For

February 8, 2016 7:29 pm

Brittany Burns, the fiancée of Buffalo Bills linebacker Tony Steward, died Tuesday of ovarian cancer. She was 26, and died less than two months after she began fighting the disease. Ovarian cancer has vague but important symptoms to look for.… Read more

How To Achieve Quantum Leaps In Cancer Research And Treatment

January 27, 2016 6:15 pm

We are very pleased that President Obama called for a new national initiative in cancer research, to be led by Vice President Joe Biden. At the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, last week, Mr. Biden said he’s looking for … Read more

What Women Need to Know about Ovarian Cancer

January 2, 2016 7:36 pm

What have you learned about ovarian cancer? In this webinar, presented by Mayo clinic cancer specialists, there is a discussion about the signs and symptoms that would women and those close to them should know about.

Gynecologic cancer specialists Jamie … Read more

Early Detection of Ovarian Cancer May Become Possible

December 28, 2015 7:21 pm

A new version of a screening test for ovarian cancer may reduce deaths from the disease, but it needs more study to determine whether the benefits hold up, researchers reported on Thursday.

The findings come from a 14-year study of … Read more