OVARIAN CANCER

  • Australian team of doctors help infertile woman conceive, create IVF history September 3, 2013

    In a world first, an infertile Australian woman has conceived after growing new eggs in ovarian tissue transplanted into her abdomen, a breakthrough doctors say has the potential to revolutionise fertility treatment. The woman, known only by her first name, Vali, is nearly 26 weeks pregnant with twins after previously being...
  • FTN: Can Angelina Jolie's mastectomy spread awareness in India? May 15, 2013

    Angelina Jolie said on Tuesday that fears of developing breast cancer because of a gene mutation led her to have a preventive double mastectomy this year, urging other women to take steps to see if they had a similar risk. ...
  • Angelina Jolie underwent double mastectomy to reduce breast cancer risk May 14, 2013

    Angelina Jolie said that she carried the BRCA1 gene that increased her risk of breast and ovarian cancers. ...
  • Manisha Koirala overwhelmed to see Rituparna Sengupta January 9, 2013

    Mumbai: Bollywood actress Manisha Koirala, undergoing treatment for ovarian cancer in New York, was pleasantly surprised when fellow actor and friend Rituparna Sengupta visited her. "They both spoke for a long time. Manisha was extremely happy to see one of her close friends in New York," Subroto Ghosh, Manisha's manager, told...
  • Manisha Koirala undergoes successful surgery December 11, 2012

    Mumbai: Actress Manisha Koirala, who was recently diagnosed with ovarian cancer, underwent a successful surgery in New York Monday. "Manisha underwent a surgery on Monday at around 9 a.m. I got a message from her family members and they said it was a successful surgery," Subroto Ghosh, Manisha's manager, told...
  • I am sure I will recover: Manisha Koirala December 7, 2012

    Mumbai: Actress Manisha Koirala has assured fans that she is in good hands amid reports that she is suffering from ovarian cancer. The 42yearold actress is currently in the US for treatment. In a Facebook message, Manisha hoped that she would recover but stayed mum on her diagnosis. "Dear friends thank...
  • Manisha's ovarian cancer surgery postponed December 6, 2012

    Mumbai: Actress Manisha Koirala, who has been diagnosed with ovarian cancer, had to undergo surgery in New York on Thursday, but it has now been postponed to December 10. "The surgery was supposed to happen today (Thursday), but after conducting certain tests, the doctors have decided to postponed it to Monday...
  • Obesity increases ovarian cancer risk August 29, 2006

    Washington: A new research has found that obesity affects survival rates of women diagnosed with ovarian cancer and shortens the length of time to recurrence of the disease. It has also found that obesity leads to earlier death from the cancer in women. The study was conducted by a team of...