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Experimental medication to prevent heart disease may treat chemo-resistant ovarian cancer

Most ovarian cancer starts in fallopian tubes. Then it sloughs from its site of origin and floats around in fluid until finding new sites of attachment. It’s not easy for cancer cells to survive away from their moorings. Observations by ovarian cancer doctors at University of Colorado Cancer Center and elsewhere hint at how they might do it: These doctors have seen that ovarian cancer cells often collect in tissues with high fat content. Could these cells be somehow using fat to survive the journey from their point of origin to their sites of growth? 


Author Cancer Center | Publish Date March 26, 2020
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Gynecologic Cancer    Women's Health    Advocacy

Cervical cancer survivor: Don’t miss your Pap smears!

Debbie Garcia always dreamed of having a big family.


Author Cancer Center | Publish Date January 17, 2020
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Rolling Dice: Gamble Pays Off For Cancer Patient in CAR T-Cell Clinical Trial

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Publish DateAugust 16, 2022

A CU Cancer Center researcher recommended an experimental CAR T cell treatment to a Buena Vista wife and mother, who experienced great success with it.

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Breast Cancer Treatment Effects on Sex Life a Hidden Burden

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Publish DateAugust 08, 2022

Women with breast cancer commonly see their sexual health decline, yet their doctors aren't telling them what to expect -- or what to do about it.

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Inside Colorado’s Battle Against Rare Diseases

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Publish DateAugust 04, 2022

Rare diseases, often called orphan diseases, are conditions that each affect fewer than 200,000 people in the United States. Living with one can be a nightmare. Symptoms can be life-altering and life-threatening.

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Study: Many Breast Cancer Patients Report Changes that Affect Sexual Health During and Beyond Treatment

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Publish DateAugust 04, 2022

A new study released by the University of Colorado Cancer Center shows that more than 70 percent of breast cancer patients have reported changes that affect their sexual health during and beyond treatment.

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