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Ovarian Cancer

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Symptoms Of Ovarian Cancer “Vague, Subtle”

Doris Haropulos is fighting for her life. The 79-year-old was diagnosed with late stage ovarian cancer last year after months of feeling bloated and nauseous.

09/19/2014

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Thousands Participate In North Park Ovarian Cancer Walk

More than 2,500 walkers and runners took to the path around North Park Lake to raise money and remind women to look out for the symptoms of ovarian cancer.

09/15/2014

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Personalized Treatment For Ovarian Cancer Has Positive Results

The usual way doctors choose cancer drugs is based on what works on the majority of people. But, the majority isn’t everybody, but that approach may be changing.

09/05/2013

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Angelina Jolie Has Preventive Double Mastectomy Surgery

Angelina Jolie says that she has had a preventive double mastectomy after learning she carried a gene that made it extremely likely she would get breast cancer.

05/14/2013

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Pap Tests Could Help Detect Uterine, Ovarian Cancers

Could pap tests be the key to discovering deeper gynecologic cancers?

03/11/2013

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Yvonne Zanos’ Family Holds Lemonade & Bake Sale For Turkey Fund

The KDKA-TV Turkey Fund was near and dear to the heart of our late friend and colleague, Yvonne Zanos.

10/24/2012

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Mother With Ovarian Cancer Fights To Give Back

A young mother diagnosed with cancer has found a way to give back, by raising $6,000 to donate to a foundation that is helping to keep her alive.

02/23/2012

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3,000 Walk To Break Silence On Ovarian Cancer

Thousands gathered in North Park on Sunday to raise awareness for ovarian cancer, cheering survivors of the disease and remembering the victims.

09/11/2011

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Young Woman Overcomes Ovarian Cancer

Hayley Roberts was only 16 when she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. “I was a junior in high school, started gaining a lot of weight, particularly in my abdomen, but I wasn’t gaining weight anywhere else. And my abdominal region was very firm,” she describes.

09/06/2011

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Ovarian Cancer Vaccine Gives Patients Hope

Hope. That’s what local doctors are giving to some women diagnosed with a deadly cancer. Moments with her family are what 49-year-old Liz Thomasson cherishes most. Especially since just a couple of years ago she was fighting for her life.

07/28/2011

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5 Symptoms Women Should Never Ignore

They may seem like nothing, but those little signs your body sends you every now and then could be a warning sign of something bigger and more serious. KDKA’s health editor Dr. Maria Simbra takes a look at five symptoms that women should never overlook.

06/15/2011

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Study Links Baby Powder Use To Ovarian Cancer Risk

Seemingly harmless baby powder, in this case to keep sensitive areas dry, is linked to an increased cancer risk.

KDKA-TV–04/08/2011

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