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Johns Hopkins scientists have found a way to screen for hard-to-detect endometrial and ovarian cancers in women using a routine Pap smear, a discovery they hope eventually could reduce the number of deaths caused by the deadly malignancies. The...
Cheryl Corbin's mother and grandmother had breast cancer, so an oncologist suggested she be tested for an inherited gene mutation linked to the disease. But when the results came in, she didn't show up to hear them. "I was afraid to hear the words,"...
Rush Limbaugh is the reigning shock jock of conservative political punditry — insults, outrage and outsized bluster are his stock in trade — so it takes quite an uproar for him to apologize. But that's what he has done at least twice now, if...
Dr. Raymond L. Markley Jr., a retired Baltimore gynecologist whose specialty was female urology, died March 4 of pneumonia at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. The former longtime Towson resident who was residing at Oak Crest Village, was 89. The son of...
St. Louis Post-DispatchJanice Skaggs' voice cracks and tears swell when she recalls how cancer robbed her of ever having children. "Mother's Day is still a bad time for me," she said. Three years ago, she contracted endometrial cancer. She had to have a hysterectomy to...
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Efforts to sequence the human genome have revealed genetic risk for disease, and taught us about our early ancestors. Now, efforts to sequence the genomes of cancer cells -- to pinpoint the changes that occur in cancer cells' DNA when a person has the...
The Sentinel, Carlisle, Pa.Federal funding for research on all types of childhood cancers combined equals only 4 percent of the total funding going to cancer research. That's why Enola resident Lynette Zeiders reached out to the St. Baldrick's Foundation to host her very first...
The Columbus DispatchOne of the greatest frustrations in women's health care is the absence of a good tool for finding ovarian cancer before it's hard to treat and likely to kill. Women who have a known risk sometimes get ultrasounds and blood tests. But most women have...
Mayo Clinic Medical Edge: Until past menopause, birth control necessary to prevent unwanted pregnancyPremium Health News ServiceDEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am 44 and would like to discontinue taking birth control pills. Do I need to use another form of contraception if I want to avoid getting pregnant? At what point is it safe to assume that won't happen? ANSWER: Many women wonder if...
Tribune Media ServicesDEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am 44 and would like to discontinue taking birth control pills. Do I need to use another form of contraception if I want to avoid getting pregnant? At what point is it safe to assume that won't happen? ANSWER: Many women wonder if...
email@example.comSharon and John Gildee participated in their first Relay for Life of Washington County in 2008, the year after she was diagnosed with endometrial cancer, Sharon Gildee said Sunday. Their team name for the fundraiser, which benefits American Cancer...
Premium Health News ServiceIn an operating room at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, Mass., Dr. Colleen Feltmate performs a hysterectomy on a woman with uterine cancer. As Dr. Feltmate operates, she doesn't stand next to the patient, but in front of a monitor and console. The...
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