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Ovarian cancer risk may go down in young women who take newer oral contraceptives containing low doses of estrogen and newer progestogens.
In a study looking at the use of aspirin or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), researchers found these meds can increase ovarian cancer survival.
Thousands claim talcum powder products from by Johnson & Johnson caused their ovarian cancer. In St. Louis, $4.69 billion just went to 22 plaintiffs.
BRCA gene mutations indicate a higher risk of hereditary breast and ovarian cancers. Here’s what you should know about your screening and treatment options.
If you have BRCA 1 or BRCA 2 gene mutations, here's what you should know your options, insurance coverage, and screening for other members of your family.
Learning you have a high cancer risk gene mutation is hard enough. Here's how to tell your family they might be at risk too.
Dana Clark, M.S., L.C.G.C., at the Basser Center for BRCA at Penn Medicine, discusses when you’re at a high risk for BRCA gene mutations, what testing involves, and what misconceptions she commonly encounters.
When Angelina Jolie spoke up about her preventive double mastectomy and BRCA1, she raised more awareness in one day that some organizations do in 10 years.
Have you recently had a genetic test that shows you're predisposed to breast or ovarian cancer? A genetic counselor shares how to process the news.