Ovarian Cancer

Targeting A Key Protein May Keep Ovarian Cancer Cells From Spreading

Preventing a protein from doing its job may keep a certain type of ovarian cancer cell from growing and dividing uncontrollably in the lab, according to a new study.
Related topics: Proteins, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Focus On Ovarian Cancer Surgical Volume May Not Be Best Metric

WEDNESDAY, July 10, 2019 -- Limiting ovarian cancer surgery to high-volume surgeons and hospitals to improve survival could restrict care at many low-volume centers with better-than-expected outcomes, according to a study published in the June...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Discovery Of Mechanism Behind Precision Cancer Drug Opens Door For More Targeted Treatment

New research that uncovers the mechanism behind the newest generation of cancer drugs is opening the door for better targeted therapy. PARP inhibitors are molecular targeted cancer drugs used to treat women with ovarian cancer who have the BRCA1 and...
Related topics: Medical Research, Cancer, Oncology

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Gog 0218: No Overall Survival Boost With Bevacizumab In Ovarian Cancer

(MedPage Today) -- But exploratory analysis found 10-month OS improvement with maintenance strategy in stage IV group
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Ovarian And Breast Cancer Research Finds New Ways Brca1 Gene Functions

Research has found important new ways that the BRCA1 gene functions which could help develop our understanding of the development of ovarian and breast cancers.
Related topics: Breast Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research, Genetics

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Researcher Looks For Ways To Detect Deadly Cancer Before It Develops

Dr. Beth Karlan, the newly appointed director of cancer population genetics at UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, is hopeful that her research will not only help women get diagnosed with ovarian cancer at an earlier stage, but also identify...
Related topics: Medical Research, Cancer, Oncology, Genetics

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Mksap: 62-year-old Woman With Ovarian Cancer

Test your medicine knowledge with the MKSAP challenge, in partnership with the American College of Physicians. A 62-year-old woman is evaluated during a follow-up visit for recently diagnosed stage IIIA high-grade serous ovarian cancer. She...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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Nccn And Astrazeneca Seek Opportunities To Improve Outcomes In Advanced Ovarian Cancer

NCCN Oncology Research Program (ORP) issues request for proposals to improve quality of care for people with stage III, stage IV, and recurrent epithelial ovarian cancer.
Related topics: Astrazeneca, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Out Of Many Ovarian Precancerous Lesions, One Becomes Cancer

In a novel study of cancer genetics using fallopian tube tissue from 15 women, researchers at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center say they have found evidence that the most common and lethal type of ovarian cancer arises not from a uniform group...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research, Genetics

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Telenovela Star Edith González Dies At 54 Of Ovarian Cancer

Mexican telenovela star Edith González died Thursday, three years after sharing her ovarian cancer diagnosis.       
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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A 'one-two Punch' To Wipe Out Cancerous Ovarian Cells

Researchers have developed a two-step combination therapy to destroy cancer cells. They show the superior therapeutic effectiveness of the 'one-two punch' on cells of ovarian cancer patients, based on manipulation of the state of cellular aging.
Related topics: Cancer, Medical Research, Oncology

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Aca Medicaid Expansion Reduces Disparities In Cancer Care

With Medicaid expansion, racial disparities among patients with advanced cancer dissipated and ovarian cancer patients received more timely treatment. Medscape Medical News
Related topics: Medicaid, Cancer, Oncology

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Obamacare May Have Boosted Fight Against Ovarian Cancer

SUNDAY, June 2, 2019 -- More American women under age 65 have been diagnosed sooner and treated earlier for ovarian cancer since the Affordable Care Act went into effect in 2010, new research shows. And, more women received treatment within 30...
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Blood Test Could Spot Multiple Cancer Types, Researchers Say

WEDNESDAY, May 29, 2019 -- A gene-based blood test can accurately detect breast, colorectal, lung, ovarian, pancreatic, gastric or bile duct cancers in patients, researchers report. The test uses artificial intelligence to identify and interpret...
Related topics: Blood Test, Breast Cancer, Cancer, Colon Cancer, Lung Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer, Colorectal Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research, Genetics

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‘this Terrible Disease’: Ovarian Cancer Is Deadly, But New Tests, Treatments Start To Emerge

Compared with other cancer success stories, the disease historically has had a shortage of good news. Until recently, it hasn’t benefited from new treatments for decades.
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Circulating Tumor Dna Gives Treatment Options For The Most Common Ovarian Cancer Type

According to a new research, circulating tumor DNA can be used detect treatment options for ovarian cancer patients who don't benefit from chemotherapy.
Related topics: Cancer, DNA, Genetics, Oncology, Medical Research, Chemotherapy

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Changes In The Metabolism Of Normal Cells Promotes The Metastasis Of Ovarian Cancer Cells

A systematic examination of the tumor and the tissue surrounding it -- particularly normal cells in that tissue, called fibroblasts -- has revealed a new treatment target that could potentially prevent the rapid dissemination and poor prognosis...
Related topics: Metastasis, Cancer, Oncology

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Still No Benefit Of Ip Chemo For Ovarian Cancer

(MedPage Today) -- No PFS or OS benefit, more toxicity with IP versus IV regimens
Related topics: Chemotherapy, Cancer, Oncology

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Imaging System Helps Surgeons Remove Tiny Ovarian Tumors

Ovarian cancer is usually diagnosed only after it has reached an advanced stage, with many tumors spread throughout the abdomen. Most patients undergo surgery to remove as many of these tumors as possible, but because some are so small and...
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Imaging System Helps Surgeons Remove Tiny Ovarian Tumors

Ovarian cancer is usually diagnosed only after it has reached an advanced stage, with many tumors spread throughout the abdomen. Most patients undergo surgery to remove as many of these tumors as possible, but because some are so small and...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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