Should fertility checks become the norm?
"We often test the changes in a woman's hormones over the course of a month, assess the function of the Fallopian tubes at that time, and ensure that auto-immune disease is not present," he explains. "Similarly, men have a different sperm count every ... - Tue, 28 Jul 2015 17:01

My hormones won the battle for my ovaries, but I won the war against endometriosis
Oestrogen causes the endometrium to thicken each month, but the displaced tissue has no way to exit the body. It becomes ... Lastly, and the one my gynaecologist recommended, was a total hysterectomy and removal of the ovaries and fallopian tubes.
Irish Times - Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:00

Metformin and prostate cancer stem cells: a novel therapeutic target
Prostate cancer is a multifocal disease. ..... There is also a Phase II trial currently recruiting ovarian, primary peritoneal and fallopian tube cancer patients to assess whether metformin combined with chemotherapy will prevent relapse by targeting CSCs. - Tue, 28 Jul 2015 03:18

Breast cancer: Oophorectomy for BRCA1 ER-negative disease—an open debate
Preventive removal of the ovaries and fallopian tubes, known as risk-reducing salpingo-oophorectomy (RRSO), was first shown to reduce the incidence of BRCA-associated breast, ovarian and fallopian tube cancer in 2002. In 2010, this procedure was also ... - Tue, 21 Jul 2015 05:22

A Device Promising Safe, Permanent Birth Control Delivers Pain, Women Say
One coil would go in each fallopian tube, causing the tube to react and grow scar tissue, keeping the product in place forever. .... Woman instead are told to take medication to deal with pain, or are diagnosed with a "hormone imbalance" or other illness.
Dallas Observer - Wed, 22 Jul 2015 02:02

Woman's 'Pregnancy' Turns Out to Be a Rare Cancer
She had to have her tumor, ovary, and fallopian tube removed in a four-hour-long operation, which was considered a success, eliminated the cancer, and thankfully didn't affect her fertility. ... "Unfortunately, the symptoms of ovarian cancer are very ...
The Stir - Tue, 21 Jul 2015 18:44

Megan Gale can relate to Angelina Jolie's decision to have ovaries removed as ...
Megan Gale has spoken out in support of Angelina Jolie's decision to have her ovaries and Fallopian tubes removed, saying she can empathise with the actress' 'head space' now that she is a mother herself. 'It was an incredibly brave thing to do and I ...
Daily Mail - Mon, 20 Jul 2015 08:33

Immunotherapy Granted Orphan Drug Status for Ovarian Cancer
The orphan drug designation follows an earlier fast track designation for DPX-Survivac, specifically for patients with advanced ovarian, fallopian tube, or peritoneal cancer with no measurable disease following initial surgery and front-line therapy ...
Cancer Network - Tue, 21 Jul 2015 14:56

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