Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian Cancer Doesn't Have To Be a Death Sentence

Erica Berman | Posted 04.29.2014 | Canada Living
Erica Berman

After a bout of severe vomiting following a few bites of food, she went to the ER and refused to leave until she got answers. She knew in her heart something was seriously wrong. After a series of tests, a gynaecologist arrived to break the news. It was indeed ovarian cancer. In fact, a tumour the size of a grapefruit was removed from her body.

Cancer Patient Misdiagnosed, Denied Treatment

CBC | Posted 04.18.2014 | Canada Living

The daughter of a dying cancer patient is going public about how Ontario hospitals misdiagnosed her mother’s disease - delaying crucial treatment fo...

Why Is There No Effective Test for Ovarian Cancer?

Marilyn Linton | Posted 10.26.2013 | Canada
Marilyn Linton

Unlike in breast and other cancers, we still don't have an effective screening system to spot this dangerous cancer in its early stages. Survival rates are not high because by the time this cancer is usually detected it is in an advanced state.

'Sharp-Shooter' Cancer Drug Could Be Breakthrough

CP | Sheryl Ubelacker, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.18.2013 | Canada Living

TORONTO - A team of Canadian and U.S. researchers has developed a new "sharp-shooter" drug they hope may be a breakthrough in treating several types o...

Changing Your Brand Can Be Like Herding Cats

Mary Donohue | Posted 07.08.2013 | Canada Business
Mary Donohue

We've all heard the saying "It's like herding cats." As challenging as that might be, it's not much more difficult than building consensus with a global committee: everyone has a different view, and often a territorial approach to meetings. In fact, while herding cats is tough, creating a brand change in corporations may be even tougher.

Cancer Has Made Me Fearless

Andrea Paine | Posted 04.02.2013 | Canada Living
Andrea Paine

Being a cancer survivor for over five years now has significantly changed my perspective on life. I don't get stressed as much with situations, even serious ones such as this one, that are out of my control. The former me would probably have crawled under a rock with a blanket by now, a pair of earplugs firmly ensconced in her ears, and a thumb in her mouth.

Still Fighting Cancer For Mom

Julie Greenbaum | Posted 07.29.2012 | Canada Living
Julie Greenbaum

I will never forget the look of calm determination in my mother's eyes when she and my father sat down with our family to tell us the horrible news. "Mummy had been diagnosed with stage three ovarian cancer." Since she passed away in 2010, our charity F*CK CANCER inwykiwyk, has raised money for research and created community in her honour.

Avastin Disappoints In Fight Against Ovarian Cancer

CP | Marilynn Marchione, The Associated Press | Posted 02.27.2012 | Canada Living

Avastin, the blockbuster drug that just lost approval for treating breast cancer, now looks disappointing against ovarian cancer, too. Two studies fou...