ovarian ovarian  /oʊ ˈvɛ ri ən/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or involving the ovaries

Usage(s):

  1. Visuals Unlimited Getty For Stephanie Yarber, who received a diagnosis of premature ovarian failure at age 14, conceiving children the old-fashioned way was a life's wish.
  2. By the time Place was diagnosed, for example, two of his female relatives had died of breast cancer and a third of ovarian cancer.
  3. King's official cause of death is listed as cardio-respiratory failure, cerebral vascular illness and ovarian cancer, with her heart and lung failures owing in part to the stroke.

News

  1. Ovarian Cancer Survivor Recalls The Impulse That May Have Saved Her Life

    A strange and unusual feeling that she should see her doctor led to a New Jersey homemaker’s life-saving early stage ovarian cancer diagnosis. Today, as a Turn The Towns Teal® volunteer, she says she hopes to expand her ovarian cancer awareness efforts to reach women who might not be as lucky as she was. (PRWeb June 12, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6 ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Amgen says ovarian cancer drug met study goal

    Biotech drugmaker Amgen Inc. reported Wednesday that its experimental drug for ovarian cancer helped patients live 1.8 months longer without their disease spreading, compared with patients getting placebo. ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. Amgen Says Ovarian Cancer Drug Trebananib Meets Primary Goal In Late-stage Study

    Amgen Says Ovarian Cancer Drug Trebananib Meets Primary Goal In Late-stage Study
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

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