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Augusta State squad joins Australian cause for cancer awareness

...Mou-vember" in an effort to raise awareness for breast and ovarian cancer during the month of November. Senior guard Ben...moustaches throughout November to raise awareness for breast and ovarian cancer. The team is seeking donations for the cause...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college-basketball/2009-11-28/augusta-state-
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Patenting gene sequences and the proteins they produce

...Both firms had received patents on the same gene, called BRCA1. When mutated, BRCA1 predisposes women to breast and ovarian cancer. Salt Lake City-based Myriad discovered the gene and received patent rights to its various mutations; Oncormed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/07/29/tec_321516.shtml
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Pills may increase risk of breast cancer

...1996. The findings suggest the pill-linked risks are in women with the BRCA genetic mutations associated with breast and ovarian cancer, though genetic testing was not involved in the study. Sellers said he hopes the next phase of the research...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/10/11/tec_299359.shtml
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Preventive surgery may add years for gene-linked breast cancer survivors

...begins to open that discussion," she said. Because women who carry the mutations have a high risk of developing breast and ovarian cancer, some healthy women have chosen to have their breasts or ovaries removed just in case. Ovary removal may help...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/02/02/tec_281016.shtml
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Intensive therapy

...putting into place the new transplant center on the fifth floor of the hospital. The unit allows patients with breast and ovarian cancer, lymphoma and myloma and other cancers to receive chemotherapy 10 times more powerful than standard chemotherapy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/07/24/ent_211797.shtml
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Scientists expect to find prostate cancer gene soon

...treatments. In 1994 and 1995, scientists isolated two genes, dubbed BRCA1 and BRCA2, that are important causes of breast and ovarian cancer that runs in families, especially when victims get the diseases before menopause. Already, screening tests...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/05/19/tec_208576.shtml
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New guidelines give doctors help on cancer gene tests

...report considers people who have mutations in two genes, BRCA1 and BRCA2, that have been linked to high rates of breast and ovarian cancer in women, to a mildly elevated risk of prostate cancer in men, and to a moderately increased risk of colon...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/04/09/tec_206580.shtml
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Court to decide whether human genes can be patented

...fight against diseases like breast and ovarian cancer.The justices' decision...linked to increased risk of breast and ovarian cancer. Myriad's BRACAnalysis...with much greater risks of breast and ovarian cancer.But the American Civil...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-11-30/court-decide-whether-human
MCG's patient-centered approach draws interest

...Karen Luxford, Harkness Fellow with the Commonwealth Fund in New York and the general manager for the National Breast and Ovarian Cancer Center in Australia. "Really, this is a microcosm of how things could be, if you're going to reform your...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/02/20/met_512052.shtml
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The week ahead

...Dining's Dogwood Room, second floor of Medical College of Georgia Medical Center. "Are You at Risk for Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer?" is the topic; (706) 721-4726 for reservations GEORGIA-CAROLINA STATE FAIR: Through Nov. 5, Hale...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/10/23/met_101607.shtml
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