ovarian cancer

An Old, Over-the-Counter Drug May Help Prevent Ovarian Cancer. How Old? Try 2,000 Years

An Old, Over-the-Counter Drug May Help Prevent Ovarian Cancer. How Old? Try 2,000 Years

Can low-dose aspirin help keep a deadly cancer at bay? A new study says yes.
Contraceptive pill reduces risk of ovarian cancer, study finds

Contraceptive pill reduces risk of ovarian cancer, study finds

Researchers not sure apparent protective effect extends to progestin only products such as mini pill and implantsWomen who use modern forms of the combined pill are at a lower risk of developing
Living With Cancer: Raising Awareness of BRCA Mutations

Living With Cancer: Raising Awareness of BRCA Mutations

Lauren Corduck and her father, Bob Cooperstein, have the BRCA1 gene mutation. She holds a photo of her grandmother, Frances, who died at 56 from breast cancer.
Johnson & Johnson Told to Pay $4.7 Billion in Baby Powder Lawsuit

Johnson & Johnson Told to Pay $4.7 Billion in Baby Powder Lawsuit

Johnson & Johnson was accused of failing to warn consumers about cancer risks associated with its baby and body powders.
Johnson & Johnson Told to Pay $4.7 Billion in Baby Powder Lawsuit

Johnson & Johnson Told to Pay $4.7 Billion in Baby Powder Lawsuit

Johnson & Johnson was accused of failing to warn consumers about cancer risks associated with its baby and body powders.
'Holy grail of cancer research': doctors positive about early detection blood test

'Holy grail of cancer research': doctors positive about early detection blood test

Blood tests called liquid biopsies show signs of finding 10 different types of cancer at an early stageA blood test for 10 different types of cancers could one day help doctors screen for the disease
Living With Cancer: The Jabberwocky in a Cancer Lab

Living With Cancer: The Jabberwocky in a Cancer Lab

Vintage lithograph by John Tenniel of the Jabberwock, from “Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There” by Lewis Carroll.
Doctors Said Immunotherapy Would Not Cure Her Cancer. They Were Wrong.

Doctors Said Immunotherapy Would Not Cure Her Cancer. They Were Wrong.

Oriana Sousa, 28, who lives in Marinha Grande, Portugal, had a rare, aggressive form of ovarian cancer. Traditional treatments failed, but with immunotherapy her tumors shrank so much that there is no
Doctors Said Immunotherapy Would Not Cure Her Cancer. They Were Wrong.

Doctors Said Immunotherapy Would Not Cure Her Cancer. They Were Wrong.

Oriana Sousa, 28, who lives in Marinha Grande, Portugal, had a rare, aggressive form of ovarian cancer. Traditional treatments failed, but with immunotherapy her tumors shrank so much that there is no
Doctors Said Immunotherapy Would Not Cure Her Cancer. They Were Wrong.

Doctors Said Immunotherapy Would Not Cure Her Cancer. They Were Wrong.

Oriana Sousa, 28, who lives in Marinha Grande, Portugal, had a rare, aggressive form of ovarian cancer. Traditional treatments failed, but with immunotherapy her tumors shrank so much that there is no
Birth Control Pills May Help Prevent Some Cancers

Birth Control Pills May Help Prevent Some Cancers

A new study looks at how oral contraceptives affect cancer risk
Birth Control Pills May Help Prevent Some Cancers

Birth Control Pills May Help Prevent Some Cancers

A new study looks at how oral contraceptives affect cancer risk
Courts Reverse Johnson’s Baby Powder Judgments for Nearly $500 Million

Courts Reverse Johnson’s Baby Powder Judgments for Nearly $500 Million

Women who said they developed ovarian cancer after using Johnson’s Baby Powder were awarded $417 million and $72 million, but those awards have been negated.
Courts Reverse Johnson’s Baby Powder Judgments for Nearly $500 Million

Courts Reverse Johnson’s Baby Powder Judgments for Nearly $500 Million

Women who said they developed ovarian cancer after using Johnson’s Baby Powder were awarded $417 million and $72 million, but those awards have been negated.
Risk on All Sides as 4,800 Women Sue Over Johnson’s Baby Powder and Cancer

Risk on All Sides as 4,800 Women Sue Over Johnson’s Baby Powder and Cancer

Deane Berg of Sioux Falls, S.D., was the first to go to trial after suing Johnson & Johnson over accusations that its talcum powder products caused her ovarian cancer. A jury found the company