Ovarian Cancer

What Is Ovarian Cancer?

Ovarian Cancer is expected to impact 22,000 U.S. women this year. Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Gynecologic Oncologist Dr. Mihae Song shares some facts during this Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month.
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What Is Ovarian Cancer?

Ovarian Cancer is expected to impact 22,000 U.S. women this year. Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Gynecologic Oncologist Dr. Mihae Song shares some facts during this Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month.
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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Label-free Microscope Detects Ovarian Metastatic Cancer

Cancer in the ovaries often metastasizes to the surrounding tissues, but is too small to be detected. Now a label-free microscopy technique is able to identify these regions with great accuracy, enabling early removal of these microscopic...
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Intrauterine Device Use May Reduce Incidence Of Ovarian Cancer

THURSDAY, Sept. 12, 2019 -- Intrauterine device (IUD) use among reproductive women is associated with a decreased incidence of ovarian cancer, according to a review published online Sept. 10 in Obstetrics & Gynecology. Lindsay J. Wheeler,...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Gynecology

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Second-hand Vaping; Ptsd And Ovarian Cancer; Un-real-world Cancer Studies?

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Related topics: Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Cancer, Oncology

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Know Your Risk For Ovarian Cancer

Mount Sinai Experts Share Tips for Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month in September
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Fak Protein Linked To Chemotherapy Resistance In Ovarian Cancer

A new study links changes in the gene for the protein focal adhesion kinase, or FAK, to ovarian cancer's ability to survive chemotherapy.
Related topics: Proteins, Chemotherapy, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research, Genetics

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Guidelines Say More Women May Need Breast Cancer Gene Test

More women may benefit from gene testing for hereditary breast or ovarian cancer, especially if they've already survived cancer once, an influential health group recommended Tuesday.they previously were treated for breast or other BRCA-related...
Related topics: Breast Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Genetics

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Researchers Develop Early Detection Test For Ovarian Cancer

Researchers from Queen's University Belfast have developed a test that may be able to detect ovarian cancer up to two years earlier than current approaches.
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Cancer Patient Says Question Could Save Lives: 'do You Have Eastern European Jewish Ancestry?'

Her advanced ovarian cancer could almost certainly have been prevented if she'd gotten a DNA test in time and had surgery, says the leader of a nonprofit focused on risks of BRCA mutations, especially for Ashkenazi Jews.
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, DNA, Genetics, DNA Test

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Bevacizumab Benefit In Large-volume Ovarian Cancer

Although there was no benefit in overall survival in the primary treatment of ovarian cancer with maintenance bevacizumab, some hope remains for patients with large-volume disease. Medscape Medical News
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Study In Mice Advances Combination Immune Therapy For Ovarian Cancer

Delivering two federally approved immunity-altering drugs together significantly extended the lives of mice injected with human ovarian cancer cells, an early proof-of-concept experiment that may advance treatment for the most deadly -- although...
Related topics: Medical Research, Cancer, Oncology

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Researchers Find Evidence A Cancer Drug May Be Extended To Many More Patients

Drugs currently used to treat less than 10 percent of breast cancer patients could have broader effectiveness in treating all cancers, including ovarian and prostate cancers.
Related topics: Medical Research, Breast Cancer, Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Oncology

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Many Of The Deadliest Cancers Receive The Least Amount Of Research Funding

Many of the deadliest or most common cancers get the least amount of nonprofit research funding, reports a new study. 'Embarrassing' or stigmatized cancers, like lung and liver, are underfunded. Colon, endometrial, liver and bile duct, cervical,...
Related topics: Cancer, Cervical Cancer, Colon Cancer, Lung Cancer, Liver Cancer, Endometrial Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Early Signs Of Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian cancer is sometimes referred to as a silent killer because early symptoms are often absent or, when present, they are too vague. Even when there are signs, it’s common for primary care...
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Medical News Today: Could Targeting This Enzyme Halt Ovarian Cancer?

Scientists have identified an enzyme that promotes cell proliferation in the most common and lethal ovarian cancer and could serve as a treatment target.
Related topics: Enzymes, Cancer, Oncology

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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...
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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...
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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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