Resource Guide for Ovarian Cancer

RESOURCES

Phone:
1-800-227-2345

Internet address:
http://www.cancer.org

Description of services provided:
The American Cancer Society is the nationwide community-based voluntary health organization with more than 3,400 local offices. This site provides information on preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer. Here you will also find information on research, education, advocacy, and service.

RESOURCES

Address:
173 Duane Street, Suite 3A
New York NY 10013-3334

Internet address:
http://www.acor.org

Description of services provided:
This site offers publications, disease-specific information, clinical trial information, mailing lists, and lists of caregiver and referral services.

RESOURCES

Address:
275 7th Avenue
New York, NY, 10001

Phone:
1-800-813-HOPE (4676)
1-212-712-8400

Internet address:
http://www.cancercare.org

Description of services provided:
Cancer Care provides free professional help to people with all forms of cancer through counseling, education, information, referral, and direct financial assistance.

Revision Information

Current Research From Top Journals


Chewing Gum After Surgery May Improve Digestive Tract Recovery
April 2015

A systematic review found that participants given chewing gum after abdominal surgery may have a faster return to normal for their digestive system. Unfortunately, the quality of trials is low and more research will need to be done before this simple solution is confirmed.

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