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Ovarian cancer

Update on therapy

It's difficult to detect ovarian cancer in its earliest stages. When ovarian cancer has spread, initial treatment is often successful, but relapse is common. Progress has been made in solving these key problems, and there's optimism that today's research will lead to further improvements in care.

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I keep hearing about CBD oil. Is it safe to try?

A: Cannabidiol (CBD) oil is popular for symptom relief in a number of ailments. While it's mostly considered safe, it's not without risks. CBD is a chemical derived from Cannabis sativa (marijuana). CBD contains little or no delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana that produces a high.... Read More

Are there any self-care tips for anal itching?

A: Anal itching is an intense itching inside and around the opening of the anus. It's potentially embarrassing, but bringing it up with your doctor is recommended. That's because there are a number of possible causes with specific treatments that will likely help with itching. These causes include hemorrhoids,... Read More