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Cohen's charitable history

  Just days after SAC Capital was indicted, Steve Cohen hosted an event informally connected to a nearby ovarian cancer benefit. CNBC's Kate Kelly reports the event was weeks in the planning.

Pierce Brosnan loses daughter to ovarian cancer

  The actor’s daughter passed away Friday at the age of 41, succumbing to the same disease that killed her mother in 1991 at the age of 43, drawing attention to a cancer that can be difficult to beat. NBC’s Kat Snow reports.

Gene Patent Ruling: 5 Things You Should Know

The Supreme Court's ruling Thursday (June 13) that genes cannot be patented sets a precedent that products found in nature do not constitute intellectual property. Here are five things to know about the ruling. Full story

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No increased cancer risk after IVF: study

'Pap' test possible for ovarian cancer

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Ovary removal may benefit high-risk women

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  The Angelina effect

Dr. Susan Domchek, an oncologist and executive director of the Basser Research Center for BRCA at the University of Pennsylvania, Sue Friedman, founder of “Force,” which spreads awareness about breast and ovarian cancer, and NBC News Producer Ali Weinberg join MSNBC’s Craig Melvin to talk about Ange

  Does ovarian cancer risk necessitate ovary removal?

The risk of ovarian cancer is real, even for women who don’t have a mutation of the BRCA1 gene. There currently isn’t a good screening test for ovarian cancer which means diagnosis sometimes arrives when the disease is in its later stages. For most women, ovaries can be removed endoscopically -- and

  Considering genetic testing? It’s not for everyone

Actress Angelina Jolie made headlines Tuesday when she announced in a New York Times op-ed that she had underwent a double mastectomy after finding out she had an 87 percent chance of getting breast cancer due to the BRCA1 gene. NBC’s Dr. Nancy Snyderman reports.

  Angelina Jolie’s revelation puts spotlight on breast cancer gene

A breast surgeon explains what the Hollywood’s actress’s experience with BRCA-1 means for women (and men) across the country, and how to know if you should be tested.

  Which old TV shows should make a comeback?

The TODAY anchors talk about the hot topics of the day, including the return of popular TV shows “24” and “Arrested Development,” and reveal which shows they wish would hit the small screen again.

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