Are You a Lark or an Owl? Your Answer Determines Your Risk for Ovarian…

A study published in the Occupational and Environmental Medicine that sampled over 1,000 women—389 of whom were in the primary stages of the most common form of ovarian cancer—and 1,832 cancer-free women has determined that working night shifts increases the risk of ovarian cancer. The women interviewed are from 35… » 3/16/13 4:00pm 3/16/13 4:00pm

What You Need to Know About the Groundbreaking New Breast Cancer Study

Researchers behind an unprecedented study that is expected to change the way we understand and treat breast cancer, which kills more than 35,000 U.S. women a year, are calling their findings "the breast-cancer equivalent of putting a man or woman on the moon." Here's how the study could affect you and your loved ones. » 9/24/12 2:45pm 9/24/12 2:45pm

IVF Can Put You At Slightly More Risk For Ovarian Cancer


There has long been speculation that women who undergo in vitro fertilization are at greater risk for ovarian cancer. It's been hard, however, to confirm this link because infertile women have a higher rate of ovarian cancer to start with. So it's difficult to sort out whether it's the underlying infertility or the… » 10/30/11 12:05pm 10/30/11 12:05pm

Study Finds The Wrong Women Are Tested For Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian cancer is rare, but it often spreads without causing symptoms and is only detected once it's too late. Genetic testing can determine if a woman is likely to develop the disease, but a troubling study found that many doctors are suggesting the testing for women who don't really need it, while others fail to… » 8/29/11 2:50pm 8/29/11 2:50pm

Unregulated Ovarian Cancer Test With Life-Saving Potential Is Not…

There's a new test for ovarian cancer called OvaSure » 8/26/08 9:30am 8/26/08 9:30am, and some doctors are optimistic that the test could catch the cancer before spreads out of the ovaries and into the rest of the body. According to the , The need for such a test is immense (as is the need for a less embarrassing name - "OvaSure" sounds like a…

Coffee: Causes Miscarriage, Helps Ovaries, And Makes You Fat

Okay, remember the reports earlier this week that coffee and caffeine can terminate a pregnancy and protect ovaries from cancer? Well, news reports today suggest that all that java is making women fat. A report issued by British consumer watchdog group Which? says that "a Starbucks large white chocolate mocha with… » 1/24/08 9:30am 1/24/08 9:30am

Coffee Causes Miscarriage But Prevents Ovarian Cancer

Another day, another study about caffeine. Following yesterday's news that ingesting more than 200 milligrams of caffeine a day can double the risk of miscarriage, today coffee is good for women! According to a new study, women who drink 3 or more cups of coffee a day are 20% less likely to develop ovarian cancer… » 1/22/08 10:30am 1/22/08 10:30am