ovarian cancer Stories
- Washington University researchers pinpoint the genetic culprits and some actual genetic mutations responsible for susceptibility to 12 separate cancers.
- Beta-blockers may help to improve survival rates of patients with ovarian cancer.
- Birth control does a lot more than its name suggests.
- In Taiwan, Parkinson's disease could likely mean a cancer diagnosis.
- A simple blood test identified 86 percent of women with invasive epithelial ovarian cancer, while the traditional ovarian cancer screening test predicted less than half.
- Experts recommend that all women carrying certain high-risk genes consider the health benefits of risk-reducing surgery.
- A new drug delivery system that boost chemotherapy with heat has been shown to kill 95 percent of ovarian cancer cells in laboratory experiments.
- 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.
- 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.
- A dog's nose may soon be the oncologist's best friend. An ongoing scientific study is training dogs to sniff out early-stage ovarian cancer.
Adaptimmune Launches Clinical Trial For Ovarian Cancer, Using Immune Cells To Kill Tumors; How To Get EnrolledAdaptimmune'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.
Amgen's Experimental Ovarian Cancer Drug, Trebananib, Shows Positive Results In Late Stage Clinical TrialsWith trials showing improved nonprogression of ovarian cancer, Amgen is hopeful that its new drug will continue to show positive results.