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NIH Grant Will Fund Research of Cancer Cell Metastasis

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A University of Delaware researcher recently received a grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop a new way to examine how cancer cells metastasize. Metastasis is responsible for 90 percent of cancer-related deaths.

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Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, proteogenomics, Precision Medicine, Bioassay

Fred Hutch Scientists to Develop Bioassay for Ovarian Cancer for New National Cancer Institute Initiative

Dr. Amanda Paulovich of Fred Hutch will lead a multi-institution effort to develop a biological test to predict which treatments will work for patients with ovarian cancer. Photos, video available: http://www.fredhutch.org/en/news/media-relations/bios-photos/paulovich-amanda/photos-graphics-video.html

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Fertility, Acupuncture, Eastern Medicine, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, PCOS, Clomiphene

Acupuncture May Not Be Effective in Treating Infertility

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Acupuncture, alone or with the medication clomiphene, does not appear to be effective in treating infertility in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), according to a new international study including Penn State College of Medicine.

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Decoding Immune Recognition, Drug for Relapsed Leukemia, Focused Ultrasound Against Cancer, and More in the Cancer News Source

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Physician, Burnout, Stress, Physician Shortages, Obstetricians, Gynecologists, Mental Health, Work and Family issues, work balance, Coping, Intervention, Counseling, Physicians

Physician Heal Thyself: Simple Coping Strategies for Pervasive Physician Burnout

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The proverb, “physician heal thyself,” is probably more relevant today than it was in biblical times with the fast pace of life, the impact of multitasking and the unending bombardment of information, which have made emotional exhaustion almost certain. And this is especially true for obstetricians and gynecologists who experience professional burnout rates between 40 to 75 percent.

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Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior Webinar Provides Update on Breastfeeding and WIC

This webinar will provide a forum to highlight the results of current WIC breastfeeding efforts and to discuss innovative strategies between WIC and other community agencies to promote, protect and support breastfeeding.

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Breast Cancer, Affordable Care Act , Obamacare, Preventive Care, Mammograms, stage 1 breast cancer

More Breast Cancers Were Diagnosed at Early Stage After Affordable Care Act Took Effect

A Loyola University Chicago study published this month has found an increase in the percentage of breast cancer patients who were diagnosed in early Stage 1, after the Affordable Care Act took effect. The increases in Stage 1 diagnoses were higher among African American and Latina breast cancer patients.

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Study Uncovers Link Between Male Hormones and Metabolic Disease in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Scientists from the University of Birmingham have discovered the link between increased male hormones and metabolic complications such as diabetes and fatty liver disease in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).

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HPV, Human Papilloma Virus, Human Papilloma Virus (Hpv), Hpv Testing

HPV Testing Leads to Earlier Detection and Treatment of Cervical Precancer

Women who receive human papillomavirus (HPV) testing, in addition to a pap smear, receive a faster, more complete diagnosis of possible cervical precancer, according to a study of over 450,000 women by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and the University of New Mexico (UNM) Comprehensive Cancer Center.

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Georgia State Hosts First International Triple Negative Breast Cancer Conference

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Georgia State University will host the First International Triple Negative Breast Cancer Conference from Sept. 18 to 20.







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