Task Force Says Most Women Don't Benefit From Screening For Ovarian CancerScreening and early detection normally means improved cancer survival, but screening tests for ovarian cancer aren't very specific and that leads to a lot of false positives.
New Report May Help Doctors Catch Ovarian Cancer SoonerOvarian cancer strikes about 20,000 women every year, and 14,000 die because the disease is usually picked up at late stages.
Like Angelina Jolie, Upper West Side Woman Chose To Have Surgeries To Reduce Cancer RiskLori 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.
Dr. Max Gomez: Researchers Identify Obesity As Risk Factor For Ovarian CancerResearchers 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.
Broadway Star Takes On Role Of Cancer-Screening AdvocateValisia LeKae is now using her battle with cancer to help others.
Organization Aims To Raise Awareness About Ovarian CancerSymptoms of ovarian cancer are often hard to detect, meaning the disease usually isn't diagnosed before it's too late.
Upper East Side Store Owner Trying To Help Break Breastfeeding RecordCalling all lactating moms! It's World Breastfeeding Week!
Pre-Emptive Surgery Fights Cancer Before It StartsA new trend has some women fighting cancer before it starts.