• Ovarian Cancer

    Why Ovarian Cancer Awareness Is So Important

    by  • September 19, 2014 • Cancer Screening, Cancer Vaccines, Gynecology, Ovarian Cancer • 0 Comments

    Ovarian cancer is the most lethal of the gynecologic cancers with 21,980 women expected to be diagnosed and 14,270 expected to die of their disease this year (see more).  If you’re wondering why it is so deadly, it is because the majority of women present with advanced stage disease due to lack of specific...

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    BRCA1 Mutations and Prophylactic Surgery – My Story

    by  • September 17, 2014 • Cancer Screening, Genetic Counseling, Ovarian Cancer, Surgery • 0 Comments

    by Stacey Schutawie There is so much to be said today about genetic testing and screening for ovarian cancer and prophylactic surgery in the case of BRCA1 mutations.  But we need to say more.  It can save a woman’s life.  And I know because it probably saved mine. My mother passed away from ovarian...

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    From Pain to Progress: One Man’s Journey to Fund Cancer Research

    by  • March 14, 2014 • Cancer Research, General Interest, Genetic Counseling, Ovarian Cancer, Scientific Research

    More than a decade after his wife’s death, Lowell Dubrow is still fighting cancer by funding research at Fox Chase “One of the things about cancer is that there are a lot of people touched by it—almost everyone is—and those stories kind of get to you,” says Lowell Dubrow, a longtime Fox Chase donor. ...

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    Settling Into Our New Home

    by  • October 22, 2013 • Breast Cancer Treatment, Cancer Screening, General Interest, Menopause, Nutrition and Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Women's Cancer Center, Yoga for Cancer Patients

    It’s hard to believe that Temple Health Women’s Care has been open for over a year now.  For me, the medical director, the year has flown by and much has happened.  All of our medical specialties are up and running and all the doctors and staff are working in collaboration. To be honest, this...

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