By John Ericson | Tue, 12/17/2013 - 18:00
Experts recommend that all women carrying certain high-risk genes consider the health benefits of risk-reducing surgery.
By Lizette Borreli | Fri, 10/11/2013 - 14:46
Miss Arizona USA contestant, Kristina Anderson, fights for her life and the crown as she undergoes chemotherapy for a rare and aggressive form of cancer.
By Susan Scutti | Mon, 08/26/2013 - 11:15
Based on a simple blood test, a new ovarian cancer screening strategy has proven highly effective in a small study conducted by researchers from the University of Texas.
By Jonathan Weiss | Fri, 07/26/2013 - 11:42
Adaptimmune's experimental ovarian cancer trial uses a patient's own cells that have been modified. Previous studies with the same technology have shown positive results.
By Jonathan Weiss | Wed, 06/12/2013 - 11:30
With trials showing improved nonprogression of ovarian cancer, Amgen is hopeful that its new drug will continue to show positive results.
By Jonathan Weiss | Mon, 06/03/2013 - 10:51
With no drugs on the market targeting well-known BRCA mutations, this new drug may be able to treat a variety of cancers from breast cancer to rare bone cancer.
By Christie Rizk | Thu, 05/23/2013 - 15:55
After a diagnosis and lumpectomy in 2004, Angelina Jolie's aunt, Debra Martin, is fighting a recurrence of breast cancer.
By Christie Rizk | Tue, 05/21/2013 - 18:28
Researchers have found the mechanism ovarian cancer cells use to avoid toxicity from gold nanoparticles, and have devised a way to get around it.
By Susan Scutti | Thu, 05/16/2013 - 14:07
The biopharmaceutical company, which operates in over 100 countries, has issued an update on its oncology pipeline for 2013.
By Elijah Wolfson | Tue, 05/14/2013 - 07:16
In a New York Times Op-Ed piece titled "My Medical Choice," movie star Angelina Jolie revealed that she has undergone a double mastectomy after discovering she carries the BRCA1 gene, which increases the risk of developing breast cancer.
By Jonathan Weiss | Mon, 04/15/2013 - 16:22
Using next-generation techniques to fight cancer is finally coming of age.
By Christine Hsu | Tue, 02/05/2013 - 19:16
Researchers have known that women who breastfeed their babies are significantly less likely to develop ovarian cancer, but a new study has revealed that the longer a mother breastfeeds, the smaller her risk for developing the disease.
By Makini Brice | Mon, 01/14/2013 - 14:08
The slogan "breast is best" is intended to highlight the various health benefits that babies receive from breastfeeding. However, a new study highlights that breastfeeding can have health benefits for moms as well.