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News, 2009

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Dr Willie Hamilton

26.08.09 BMJ highlights delays in diagnosis for ovarian cancer Delays in diagnosis for ovarian cancer - putting women at risk - are highlighted in Dr Willie Hamiltonís new research published in the British Medical Journal today (August 26). In news reports today on Sky News and the BBC, Target Ovarian Cancer says the study confirms its own research findings...

03.08.09 Scientists have identified a genetic flaw which can increase the risk of ovarian cancer Carrying a mutated copy of a BRCA1 or 2 gene increases your risk of familial ovarian cancer, but this important study identifies new coding which could help identify others at increased risk of developing the disease. In the future it could lead to new approaches to prevent or treat the disease.

01.08.09 Charities unite to fund new disease awareness measure for ovarian cancer Four ovarian cancer charities have taken the lead in supporting the development of the first site specific cancer awareness measure as part of the National Awareness and Early Diagnosis Initiative (NAEDI).*

28.07.09 Last chance to nominate your woman of substance Hurry with your nominations for the Woman of Substance Awards. They close on July 31st - and the judges are seeking females like you, or ones you know who epitomise what it is to be a real woman of substance.