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Eden McCoy and GH stars to support the Sandy Rollman Foundation

On September 14, Emmy-nominated actress Eden McCoy (Josslyn on "General Hospital") will be a part of a benefit for the Sandy Rollman Ovarian Cancer Foundation.

Review: 2019 'Sandy Sprint,' aiding ovarian cancer research, is a success

On April 27, the "Sandy Sprint" took place in Philadelphia, which benefitted the Sandy Rollman Ovarian Cancer Foundation.

The Sandy Rollman Ovarian Cancer Foundation celebrates 18 years Special

Havertown - The Sandy Rollman Ovarian Cancer Foundation just celebrated its 18-year anniversary. Its goal is to raise awareness and funds for ovarian cancer. Emmy-nominated actor William deVry serves as celebrity ambassador of the foundation.

'General Hospital' actors participate in ovarian cancer benefit Special

Philadelphia - On September 15, "General Hospital" actors William deVry, Maura West, Wally Kurth, and James Patrick Stuart participated in a benefit for the Sandy Rollman Ovarian Cancer Foundation.

General Hospital fan event to benefit Sandy Rollman Foundation

Philadelphia - On September 15, a General Hospital Fantasy event will take place at the Helium Comedy Club in Philadelphia, which will benefit the Sandy Rollman Ovarian Cancer Foundation.

CEO and co-founder talks Sandy Rollman Ovarian Cancer Foundation Special

Robin Cohen, the CEO and co-founder of the Sandy Rollman Ovarian Cancer Foundation, chatted with Digital Journal, about the foundation and its future plans. She also opened up about the digital transformation of the nonprofit healthcare sector.

Pharma company pays out in ovarian cancer talcum powder case

The major pharma company Johnson & Johnson has been instructed by a U.S. court to pay $110 million to a woman who said she developed ovarian cancer after using talcum powder.

Major study reveals 12 new variants for ovarian cancer

Cambridge - A review of 100,00 samples of DNA taken from 17,000 patients has revealed 12 new genetic variants of ovarian cancer. This suggests the disease is more complex, and potentially harder to treat, than previously known.

Plaintiff turns down $1.3 million to settle Talcum powder lawsuit

Diane Berg, the first plaintiff that filed a federal lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson accusing it of being responsible for her ovarian cancer, refused $1.3 million to settle down her case before the trial began.

Widower returns to school to beat the cancer that killed his wife

Edmonton - When 60-year-old American, Powel Crosley, lost his wife to cancer in 2009, he didn't dwell on the pain of future years lost.

Human genes cannot be patented, rules Supreme Court

New York - The Supreme Court of the United States ruled unanimously (9 - 0), today that drug and research companies may not patent human genes simply because they have discovered the precise location and sequence of genes.

Study shows tall obese women are at risk for ovarian cancer

Ovarian cancer is the fifth leading cause of cancer deaths in women, with less than one-third of diagnosed cases detected before the cancerous tumor begins to grow outside the ovaries. Studies are showing that specific body size increases a woman's risks.

Are tall women at a greater risk from cancer?

Cambridge - A new research paper, which has looked at a collection of previous studies over the past few years, has concluded that women who are taller than average of who have high body mass indexes, are at a greater risk from ovarian cancer.

Breakthrough in Ovarian Cancer Treatment

Dr. Anil Sood and his team of researchers have achieved a medical breakthrough in ovarian cancer treatment. Dr Anil Sood is the professor of M. D. Anderson Gynecologic Oncology and Cancer Biology Department, University of Texas.

The Pill Has Saved Thousands Of Lives

Research from the UK is showing that the birth control pill has saved 100,000 lives that could have been lost to ovarian cancer in the 50 years since its inception.Taking the Pill decreases a woman's choice of getting ovarian cancer.

Women Need to Know: Don’t Ignore Warning Signs of Ovarian Cancer

There are some specific signs to watch for that you should not ignore and should not allow your doctor to write off as nothing. Discovering ovarian cancer sooner than later can mean a longer life.

HRT can raise cancer odds

It's not a good day for hormone replacement therapy. New research has shown that the treatment may increase the likelyhood of deadly ovarian cancer.

Natallie Evans loses her appeal to save her embryos

Natallie won the fight with cancer but lost an almost six year fight to save her embryos today.

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