ovarian cancer

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Like Angelina Jolie, Upper West Side Woman Chose To Have Surgeries To Reduce Cancer Risk

Lori Berlin said she was tested for a gene mutation that indicates susceptibility to breast cancer after connecting for the first time with a cousin who was diagnosed with cancer.

03/29/2015

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Dr. Max Gomez: Researchers Identify Obesity As Risk Factor For Ovarian Cancer

Researchers have identified and confirmed an important risk factor for ovarian cancer, a disease that strikes 22,000 women, and kills 14,000 women a year in the United States.

03/11/2014

Actress Valisia LeKae speaks at an event at Macy's Herald Square. (credit: Getty Images)

Broadway Star Takes On Role Of Cancer-Screening Advocate

Valisia LeKae is now using her battle with cancer to help others.

01/06/2014

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Organization Aims To Raise Awareness About Ovarian Cancer

Symptoms of ovarian cancer are often hard to detect, meaning the disease usually isn’t diagnosed before it’s too late.

09/18/2012

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Upper East Side Store Owner Trying To Help Break Breastfeeding Record

Calling all lactating moms! It’s World Breastfeeding Week!

08/02/2011

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Pre-Emptive Surgery Fights Cancer Before It Starts

A new trend has some women fighting cancer before it starts.

08/31/2010