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FDA Approves First in New Class of Drugs for Advanced Ovarian Cancer

FRIDAY, Dec. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug to treat advanced ovarian cancer, along with a test to identify patients eligible to receive the drug. 344 more words

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First Round

Yesterday was the first day my body was filled with deadly chemicals. I don’t feel any different – at least not yet. Last night when I undressed for bed I looked at my body and thought I also don’t look any different – at least not yet. 196 more words

Ovarian Cancer

Here are some statistics about Ovarian cancer.

  • A woman’s lifetime risk of developing invasive ovarian cancer is 1 in 72. A woman’s lifetime risk of dying from invasive ovarian cancer is 1 in 100.
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Cards Of Hope

Olaparib オラパリブ 奥拉帕尼 (AZD-2281, trade name Lynparza) AZ' first-in-class PARP inhibitor wins EU nod




Women suffering from advanced relapsed BRCA-mutated ovarian cancer could gain access to a new treatment option after European regulators waved through AstraZeneca’s Lynparza (olaparib). 5,816 more words


miracles happen

I got a call from my oncologist yesterday, Wednesday. He said he spoke to a pulmonologist to fit me in today for a thoracentesis to get a sample of the fluid they saw in my lungs on the CT scan from end of October and again on the PET scan from end of November. 497 more words

Cancer Recurrence

Emotional Roller Coaster

This week has been kind of tough for me.  l am coming to terms with the reality of the cancer returning even as I continue to undergo tests to figure out the extent of its invasion. 251 more words

The Christmas Spirit? Yes or No

Happy December! The Christmas season has finally rolled around. How do you feel about the season? Are you one of those who drag your decorations out and start hanging the holly as soon as you take the last bite of pumpkin pie on Thanksgiving Day? 1,000 more words

Ovarian Cancer