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Ring My Bell! | Treatment 6 of 6

“Ring this bell / Three times well, / It’s toll to clearly say / My treatment’s done, / This course is run, / And I’m on my way.” … 41 more words

Ovarian Cancer

My One True Fear

Having ovarian cancer doesn’t scare me, but not having access to affordable healthcare terrifies me.

I try not to focus too much on the discussion surrounding the plans to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA or Obamacare) because I believe the mere thought of being stripped of my coverage before a replacement has been identified is detrimental to my continued success. 108 more words

TapImmune kicks off phase 2 immunotherapy trial in platinum-resistant ovarian cancer

US-based immuno-oncology specialist TapImmune has launched a phase 2 trial investigating the use of one of its immunotherapy candidates in platinum-resistant ovarian cancer. 

The company’s TPIV 200 treatment – a T-cell therapy targeting the folate receptor alpha protein – will be tested in an 80-patient, double-blind, placebo-controlled study to investigate its effectiveness in conjunction with standard of care chemotherapy. 184 more words


Talcum Powder Ovarian Cancer Lawsuits

Talcum powder, also commonly known by the brand name “Baby Powder,” comes from talc, a naturally occurring mineral composed of magnesium, silicon, oxygen, and hydrogen. Cosmetics company Johnson & Johnson introduced the beauty product into the marketplace more than 100 years ago. 561 more words


New life insurance rules on genetic testing called '11th hour' stalling attempt

The decision by Canada’s life insurers to stop requiring genetic testing for the vast majority of new policy holders is being dismissed as a pre-emptive strike against pending federal legislation that the industry strongly opposes. 682 more words


Angels in comfortable shoes

I have spoken many times about the incredible medical team that looks after me. It consists of so many amazing people, but I wanted to write specifically about one group of people who are so integral in the supporting patients through their cancer journey: the nurses. 1,179 more words

Ovarian Cancer

New study aims to determine origin of ovarian cancer

Ovarian cancer only accounts for about 1.3 percent of new cancer cases each year, but less than half of patients survive for five years after diagnosis, according to… 586 more words