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Tag: Ovarian Cancer

In the realm of cancer, specifically breast cancer, lymphedema is rarely discussed. Nonetheless, lymphedema of the arm is one of the most common and underestimated side effects of breast cancer treatment. It is quantitatively known to negatively affect the quality of life in breast cancer survivors. Chemotherapy. Radiation. Surgery. Conventional medicine will have you believe […]

About 1 in 8 U.S. women will develop invasive breast cancer in their lifetime. An estimated 255,180 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed in the U.S. this year, along with 63,410 new cases of non-invasive (in situ) breast cancer. For women in the U.S., breast cancer death rates are the […]

The ovaries are two oval reproductive glands which are part of the female reproductive system. They sit on either side of the uterus and are close to the fallopian tubes. The primary function of the ovaries is to secrete and release eggs. They also create and secrete hormones including estrogen and progesterone. When ovarian cells […]