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  • Cancer
  • A feather in my wig : ovarian cancer cured : twelve years and going strong! (bu.edu)
  • The fifth leading cause of cancer-related deaths among women in the United States is ovarian cancer. (jaoa.org)
  • More than two-thirds of cases of ovarian cancer are diagnosed at stage III or IV when the peritoneal cavity or other organs are affected. (jaoa.org)
  • Ovarian cancer is the fifth leading cause of cancer-related deaths among US women, with an estimated 21,980 new cases and 14,270 deaths nationwide in 2014. (jaoa.org)
  • BACKGROUND: Previous studies have established that soluble interleukin-2 receptor alpha (sIL-2R alpha) levels are elevated in ascites and sera from individuals with advanced ovarian cancer (International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics [FIGO] Stage III/IV). (duke.edu)
  • In addition, of the four individuals with FIGO Stage I/II ovarian cancer who had CA125 levels below 35 U/ml, the accepted upper limit of normal, three patients had elevated serum sIL-2R alpha levels. (duke.edu)
  • however, measurement of sIL-2R alpha levels in combination with CA125 warrants further evaluation to determine if together they will identify individuals with Stages I and II ovarian cancer. (duke.edu)
  • Journal
  • Published in the Journal of Mid Life Health, the authors report a case of xanthogranulomatous oophoritis in a 24 years female, which was clinically and radiologically misdiagnosed as ovarian neoplasm. (plexusmd.com)