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Side Effects

In 2013, my son and I went to see a Steven Sodergergh movie, Side Effects-a cautionary tale on the effects of an experimental drug that hit close to home for me (not the crazy wife part…but the using of new-to-market drugs and seeing what they do part). 420 more words

Health

Side effects.....

Every day for the past week I’ve been promising myself that I’ll blog tomorrow, but when tomorrow has come I’ve felt just as nauseated, exhausted and disheartened as the day before.  613 more words

Chemotherapy

Ovarian cancer awareness month

March is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

Ovarian cancer is the sixth most common cancer affecting women worldwide. Most women are diagnosed after the cancer has spread, making treatment challenging and hence, reducing the chances of survival. 203 more words

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Welcome to the Heart of Health Care Community Blog!

Heart of Healthcare is a community just for nurses. AstraZeneca understands and supports the importance of nurses in healthcare. This blog offers helpful resources, fun and inspiring content and a place where nurses can come together to share stories. 21 more words

Breast Cancer

Sylvester’s Ovarian Cancer Early Detection Clinic Helps Patients Gain Upper Hand

When 41-year-old Ivanna Vidal learned in 2013 that she carried the mutation for the BRCA2 gene, she knew she had an increased risk for developing breast and ovarian cancer. 652 more words

Cancer

Queen of the Fairies.

Long live the Queen. Queen of the fairies, that is.

I’ve been missing from here, I know. At the end of January, we received the devastating news that my beloved aunt had ovarian cancer. 1,565 more words

Children

How to spot bias and other potential problems in randomised controlled trials

Risk of ovarian cancer ‘extremely small’ during Hormone Replacement Therapy, according to experts | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis.

The above study and recent news was on account of a study that was a randomised controlled trial. 138 more words