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OBJECTIVES The genes associated with familial Endometrial Cancer (EC) are largely unknown. While EC is an integral part of Hereditary Non-Polyposis Colon Cancer, there is an ongoing debate if EC is indeed overrepresented in hereditary breast/ovarian cancer families. METHODS Unselected Jewish women with EC who were diagnosed from January 1982 to January(More)
In previous work we have suggested a data structure based on pruning a Huffman shaped Wavelet tree according to the underlying skeleton Huffman tree. This pruned Wavelet tree was especially designed to support faster random access and save memory storage, at the price of less effective rank and select operations, as compared to the original Huffman shaped(More)
Ovarian cancer usually remains clinically silent until it is far advanced, and is associated with significant morbidity and mortality. In view of the modest impact of adjuvant treatments on survival, much effort is devoted to early detection programs and prevention strategies. However, the usefulness of early detection programs remains to be established,(More)
The dual adjustment to being a cancer patient and an immigrant involves major changes in life and might be a severe experience. This study set out to describe the experience of women who have come to Israel from the former Soviet Union and are coping with ovarian cancer. It focused on illness narratives as presented by 8 patients with cancer at stage III.(More)
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