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Johns Hopkins University Ovarian Cancer Web Site

This website is under reassessment for recertification

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Certificate validity: valid until Mar 2012

www.ovariancancer.jhmi.edu Visit website

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Date of initial review:

12 Mar 2002

Certificate validity:

valid until Mar 2012

Date of last visit:

10 Jul 2012

Content identified by the HONcode team

The content below is a sample of the content identified at a specific date by the HONcode team that justifies the respect of the eight ethical principles.

Gynecologic Pathologists Clinicians Robert J. Kurman, M.D. Brigitte M. Ronnett, M.D. Ie-Ming Shih, M.D., Ph.D. Tzyy-Choou Wu, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D. Researchers Robert J. Kurman, M.D. Patrice J. Morin, M.D. Richard B.S. Roden, Ph.D. Brigitte M. Ronnett, M.D. Ie-Ming Shih, M.D., Ph.D. Tzyy-Choou Wu, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D. Robert L. Giuntoli, II, M.D. Gynecologic Oncologists Robert Bristow, M.D. Terri L. Cornelison, M.D., Ph.D., FACOG Edward L. Trimble, M.D., M.P.H. Medical Oncologist Deborah K. Armstrong, M.D. Web Group James Doran RJ Malacas Elizabeth Hornsby Sean Patrick Richard B.S. Roden, Ph.D.

(12 Mar 2010) - Link

The information expressed in this Web page is not medical advice. It is meant only to educate health care professionals and patients about the current status of treatment and research in ovarian cancer at Hopkins. Before making any medical decisions, patients with ovarian cancer are advised to consult with their personal physicians

(12 Mar 2010) - Link

PRIVACY: Occasionally, during the visit to our site, you may wish to voluntarily supply certain personally identifying information. If you choose to provide your name, E-mail address, postal address, phone number, or any other identifying information, it will be used only to provide you with the services that you have requested. We will not sell or rent any personally identifying information obtained through this site to any other organization, and will never willfully disclose any personally identifying information about our visitors to any third party. We do not collect personally identifying information from our visitors, other than what is supplied on a voluntary basis.

(12 Mar 2010) - Link

This principle is not applicable to this site 

The Johns Hopkins Department of Pathology does accept unrestricted educational grants from companies to support web development but maintains all editorial control over the content of the site. Any site receiving grant support clearly documents such sponsorship.

(12 Mar 2010) - Link

The content of this certificate has been collected by the HON Foundation and may not be used without HON's express consent.

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