Angelina Jolie Opens Up About Her Mother's Death
In celebration of Mother's Day, 44-year-old actress Angelina Jolie wrote an emotional tribute to her late mother Marcheline Bertrand. Bertrand died in 2007 after being diagnosed with ovarian and breast cancer. In her tribute for the New York Times, the Academy Award-winning star chronicled Bertrand's devotion and sacrifice for her children, the loss of her mother and…
Talc powder link to ovarian cancer in women still unclear, says study
While controversy surrounds the use of talcum powder, recent high-profile court cases have raised concerns that women who use talc-based powder around their genital area may be at a risk for ovarian cancer.
Ovarian Cancer: 6 Things To Know
Cancer has been one of the deadly diseases of recent and ovarian cancer has been ranked as the fifth leading cause of cancer death among women. Though it might be difficult treating it, however, there are some things that can put a woman at risk of getting ovarian cancer and things that can be done…
Chlamydia doubles ovarian cancer risk
In recent years, health officials have made huge gains in trying to control infections of Human Papilloma Virus (HPV), another STD known to increase ovarian cancer risk.
Popular baby powder associated with ovarian cancer
Johnson & Johnson has been ordered to pay $417m (£323.4m) to a woman who says she developed ovarian cancer after using products such as baby powder.
Blood test, nose swab accurately detect ovarian, lung cancers
A blood test every four months could help spot ovarian cancer in women who are highly susceptible to the disease, researchers say.