September 2017

Arizona State Nurses Associations Biennial Convention

By |2017-10-21T02:56:15-07:00September 30th, 2017|Categories: Community Awareness, OCAZ Events|

OCAZ and Save Her Life, donated a basket to the Arizona State Nurses Association's Biennial Convention held this last week in Scottsdale. Over 200 nurses attended and were exposed to Ovarian Cancer Awareness with this donated basket and literature related [...]

August 2017

Few Women With History Of Breast Cancer And Ovarian Cancer Take A Recommended Genetic Test

By |2017-10-26T01:23:48-07:00August 21st, 2017|Categories: Ovarian Cancer News and Research|

Genetic Testing. It's more affordable than ever and many reputable labs now test for these variants. Not sure? Contact a genetic counselor for guidance and a referral. Of the nearly 4 million women in the United States who [...]

Astrazeneca wins wider US approval for Lynparza ovarian cancer drug

By |2017-10-26T01:18:38-07:00August 18th, 2017|Categories: Ovarian Cancer News and Research|

This is a PARP Inhibitor for maintenance treatment for women with platinum-sensitive recurrent, epithelial ovarian, fallopian tube or primary peritoneal adult cancer, regardless of their BRCA status. AstraZeneca and Merck have been given approval by the US drug administrator to sell their [...]

Alternative Medicine May Lead to Worse Outcomes Among Patients With Cancer

By |2017-10-26T01:14:58-07:00August 16th, 2017|Categories: Ovarian Cancer News and Research|

This article is about "alternative" medicine, chosen in lieu of conventional treatments. It is not about "integrative" medicine, which supports conventional therapies. Please talk with your doctor about your options and make an informed decision. Patients with cancer who use alternative [...]

Les Misérables Announces Casting for North American Tour

By |2017-10-26T01:09:12-07:00August 15th, 2017|Categories: OCAZ News|

OCAZ friend and fellow caregiver announced in touring Les Miserable as the LEAD ROLE. Your mom is super proud of you, Nick Cartell and we can't wait to see you at Gammage! The cast will star Nick Cartell as Jean Valjean... [...]

Protein Discovery Brings Hope of Early Detection for Ovarian Cancer

By |2017-10-26T01:02:14-07:00August 10th, 2017|Categories: Ovarian Cancer News and Research|

Hopes of finding an early-warning signal for ovarian cancer have been boosted by a protein discovery at the Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI). A research team from the University of Newcastle and Hunter New England Health, comprising cancer scientists, oncologists, gynaecologists and [...]