Cassandra Richards

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OBJECTIVE Epithelial ovarian carcinoma (EOC) is a leading cause of cancer deaths in women. Until recently, a significant lack of an appropriate animal model has hindered the discovery of early detection markers for ovarian cancer. The aging hen serves as an animal model because it spontaneously develops ovarian adenocarcinomas similar in histological(More)
OBJECTIVE With the exception of the laying hen, no other animal model of spontaneous ovarian surface epithelial cancer replicates the human disease. Flaxseed is the richest vegetable source of omega-3 fatty acids, which are chemopreventive in breast cancer and may be important in other cancers. The objective of this study was to determine if a(More)
Appendicitis is a common problem presenting to the Emergency Department (ED). Missed or delayed diagnosis can result in increased morbidity and is a common cause of malpractice claims. Diagnosis in women is more difficult because of additional clinical considerations. The study hypothesis is that women with appendicitis presenting to an ED experience a(More)