Skip to content
My WebMD Sign In, Sign Up

Ovarian Cancer Health Center

News Related to Ovarian Cancer

  1. Delayed Diagnosis for Ovarian Cancer Can Cost Lives

    Nov. 16, 2000 -- Vague symptoms, such as abdominal bloating and gastrointestinal upset, may be a sign of ovarian cancer and should not be ignored, according to a study in the Nov. 15 issue of Cancer. Ovarian cancer is often called a "silent killer," according to study author Barbara A. Goff, MD, who

    Read Full Article
  2. Fertility Drugs Unlikely to Increase Risk of Ovarian Cancer

    Aug. 24, 2000 -- Probably the last thing that a woman facing the emotionally and physically draining prospect of fertility treatments wants to hear is that the treatment might increase her risk of ovarian cancer. Even worse is hearing about it years after she has gone through the treatments, especia

    Read Full Article
  3. Two or More Daily Glasses of Milk May Raise Ovarian Cancer Risks

    May 5, 2000 (Boston) -- A milk mustache may not be the most appropriate fashion statement for women concerned about their health, say scientists from Harvard Medical School. The latest finding from an ongoing study of more than 80,000 nurses suggests that women who drink two or more glasses of milk

    Read Full Article
  4. Analysis Finds Link Between Talc Powders, Ovarian Cancer

    April 11, 2000 (Atlanta) -- For many women, a dusting of powder helps freshen the vaginal area. But a new study suggests that women should read the labels of so-called "talcum" feminine and bath powders closely. Cornstarch-based products may be better choices. The study shows that powders can migrat

    Read Full Article
  5. Removing Benign Ovarian Cysts Does Not Affect Cancer Risk

    March 23, 2000 (Lake Tahoe, Calif.) -- Removing noncancerous ovarian cysts does not seem to reduce a woman's risk of dying of ovarian cancer, according to a new study by researchers in London. The study, published in the March 25 issue of The Lancet, found that women who had these cysts removed were

    Read Full Article
  6. Learning About Medical Studies Just Got Easier

    March 1, 2000 (Atlanta) -- Two years after learning she had ovarian cancer, after countless chemotherapy rounds, Elaine Beckman learned that her oncologist had discovered a spot on her liver. She had surgery, but when the disease recurred in 1998, she began looking into other options -- specifically

    Read Full Article
  7. Estrogen Replacement Therapy Safe for Ovarian Cancer Survivors

    Sept. 15, 1999 (Baltimore) -- Women who have had their ovaries removed due to ovarian cancer before menopause can safely take estrogen replacement therapy, according to a study published in the Sept. 15 issue of the journal Cancer. Surgery to remove the ovaries because of ovarian cancer before menop

    Read Full Article
Displaying 71 - 77 of 77 Articles << Prev Page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

Today on WebMD

what is your cancer risk
HEALTH CHECK
ovarian cancer overview slideshow
SLIDESHOW
 
cancer fighting foods
SLIDESHOW
15 Cancer Symptoms Women Ignore
FEATURE
 
Integrative Medicine Cancer Quiz
QUIZ
Lifestyle Tips for Depression Slideshow
SLIDESHOW
 
Screening Tests for Women
Slideshow
Graphic of ovaries within reproductive system
VIDEO
 
Ovarian Cancer Marker
VIDEO
Pets Improve Your Health
SLIDESHOW
 
Vitamin D
SLIDESHOW
Healthy meal with salmon
Article