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30 Years and Going Strong: Markey's Van Nagell on the Legacy of the Ovarian Cancer Screening Program

As a native of Oldham County, the University of Kentucky has always been close to Dr. John van Nagell's heart.To begin his medical career, van Nagell went Northeast to earn an undergraduate degree at Harvard...

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Posted - Mar 27Read More

She Almost Skipped a Routine Exam, But Didn't – And It Saved Her Life

While battling a cold and trying to prepare for her daughter's college graduation party the next day, Claudia Hall considered bailing out of her annual checkup with her gynecologist in early May 2014. With all...

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Posted - Mar 14Read More

UK Researchers Report Connection between Intimate Partner Violence and Barriers to Cancer Recovery

https://uknow.uky.edu/research/uk-researchers-report-connection-between-...

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Posted - Feb 23Read More

Ann Coker to Give Presentation on Link Between Violence Against Women and Cancer

Ann Coker, professor in the University of Kentucky College of Medicine and Verizon Wireless Endowed Chair in the UK Center for Research on Violence Against Women (CRVAW), will host a presentation this Tuesday...

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Posted - Jan 13Read More

PCOS Affects One in 10 Women, May Be Linked to Other Serious Diseases

Despite its name, polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) isn’t actually a disease of the ovary. PCOS got its name after researchers and clinicians in the 1930s associated abnormalities in ovarian function and...

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Posted - Jan 20Read More

UK Researcher Leads Global Team of Scientists Exploring the Processes that Propel Ovulation

During a woman's menstrual cycle, ovulation is the critical mid-point when an egg is released and fertilization can occur. Women's health providers have long understood that a woman's best chances of becoming...

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Posted - Nov 10Read More

First Lady, Ky. Legislators Highlight Importance of Ovarian Cancer Screening

To draw attention to the importance of ovarian cancer screening, Kentucky First Lady Jane Beshear joined Kentucky’s female legislators to highlight results from the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center'...

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Posted - Oct 23Read More

OB/GYN Post-Doctoral Student Receives Top Honor

Dr. Linah Al-Alem is a postdoctoral scholar in the Curry lab. Originally from Jordan, she has a bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences from the University of Jordan and a Master’s degree in Clinical...

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Posted - Oct 7Read More

Axillary RT Cuts Edema in Breast Cancer Patients

AMSTERDAM (MedPage Today) -- Patients with early breast cancer had significantly less lymphedema if they received axillary radiotherapy instead of surgical lymph node dissection, results of a randomized trial...

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Posted - Oct 7Read More

Childhood Stress Not a Likely Trigger for MS

COPENHAGEN (MedPage Today) -- Stressful life events in childhood did not appear to increase the subsequent risk for multiple sclerosis (MS), researchers said here. Childhood Stress Not a Likely Trigger for MS

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Posted - Oct 7Read More

Repeat Botox OK for Urinary Incontinence in MS Patients

COPENHAGEN (MedPage Today) -- Long-term treatment with serial onabotulinum toxin A (Botox) of urinary incontinence among multiple sclerosis (MS) patients appeared to be safe and effective, researchers reported...

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Posted - Oct 7Read More

Timing Key When Introducing Gluten to Baby

(MedPage Today) -- The risk of celiac disease was higher in children who were introduced to gluten after 6 months of age and in those breastfed longer than 12 months, a prospective birth cohort study found....

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Posted - Oct 7Read More