Monthly Archives: March 2012

Survivor Bags

The Arkansas Ovarian Cancer Coalition is excited to announce that we will now have Ovarian Cancer Survivor Kits available to recently diagnosed patients. If you are recently diagnosed, know someone who was or are a physician’s office that would liketo have some one hand to distribute, please contact Alesa Garner with St. Vincent New Outlook at agarner@stvincenthealth.com or Kay Bumgardner at kay@arkansasovariancancer.org Items will include: Teal Ribbon Pin  Teal ribbon Magnet  “No One Fights Alone” ...

SYMPTOM TRACKER FORM

NOCC and Dr. Oz join together to break the silence of ovarian cancer. You can download a symptom guide and tracker here – they have neat visual descriptions to help guide you. This can also be found on their website www.ovarian.org   ...

Replacement found for cancer drug Doxil, in short supply

Patients with ovarian cancer and other deadly tumors will regain access to an important chemotherapy drug, Food and Drug Administration officials told Liz Szabo with USA TODAY in an exclusive interview Monday, February 21, 2012. The drug, Doxil, has been in short supply since last June. There are no generic versions of the drug, which is also used to treat multiple myeloma and AIDS-related Kaposi’s sarcoma. The agency says it will announce today that it...