Brittany Burns: Buffalo Bills Linebacker Tony Steward’s Fiancee Dies of Ovarian Cancer

Brittany Burns was diagnosed with terminal ovarian cancer less than a month ago. Three days later–on December 9–Buffalo Bills linebacker Tony Steward proposed to his longtime girlfriend. On Tuesday, Brittany Burns passed away. She was just 26 years old. Shortly…

Khloe Kardashian Dismisses Kris Jenner’s Insistence of BRCA Gene Test

Khloe Kardashian and “momager” Kris Jenner have an argument in a clip previewing Sunday’s upcoming episode of Keeping Up With the Kardashians. This one, however, isn’t over a trivial matter. Jenner is insisting Khloe Kardashian get the BRCA gene test,…

Kylie Minogue Understands Angelina Jolie’s Choice of Breast and Ovary Removal

Kylie Minogue completely understands the medical decisions Angelina Jolie made regarding the removal of her breasts and her ovaries in her efforts to prevent getting cancer. The singer was a guest recently on The Jonathan Ross Show, and was asked…

Angelina Jolie Underwent Preventative Surgery Last Week to Remove Ovaries and Fallopian Tubes

Angelina Jolie has revealed that she underwent preventative surgery last week to remove her ovaries and fallopian tubes. Angelina Jolie, who underwent a preventative double mastectomy in 2013, wrote an op-ed piece for the New York Times, entitled Angelina Jolie…

Aspirin Could Cut Ovarian Cancer Risks

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) today revealed the results of a new study showing that daily aspirin use could significantly reduce the risk of ovarian cancer in women. The study, published today in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute,…

Diabetes Drug Could Treat Ovarian Cancer, Shows Study

A new study has shown that a common diabetes medication may be useful in the prevention or treatment of ovarian cancer. The study, published in the journal CANCER, showed that patients with ovarian cancer who took the drug metformin tended…

Ovarian Cancer Screening Not Recommended by USPSTF

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) today issued its final recommendation for women considering being screened for ovarian cancer. The task force does not recommend that women undergo ovarian cancer screening as a prevantive measure. The recommendation applies to…