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Few Women With History Of Breast Cancer And Ovarian Cancer Take A Recommended Genetic Test

Genetic Testing. It's more affordable than ever and many reputable labs now test for these variants. Not sure? Contact a genetic counselor for guidance and a referral. Of the nearly 4 million women in the United States who [...]

By |2017-10-26T01:23:48-07:00August 21st, 2017|Categories: Ovarian Cancer News and Research|

Astrazeneca wins wider US approval for Lynparza ovarian cancer drug

This is a PARP Inhibitor for maintenance treatment for women with platinum-sensitive recurrent, epithelial ovarian, fallopian tube or primary peritoneal adult cancer, regardless of their BRCA status. AstraZeneca and Merck have been given approval by the US drug administrator to sell their [...]

By |2017-10-26T01:18:38-07:00August 18th, 2017|Categories: Ovarian Cancer News and Research|

Alternative Medicine May Lead to Worse Outcomes Among Patients With Cancer

This article is about "alternative" medicine, chosen in lieu of conventional treatments. It is not about "integrative" medicine, which supports conventional therapies. Please talk with your doctor about your options and make an informed decision. Patients with cancer who use alternative [...]

By |2017-10-26T01:14:58-07:00August 16th, 2017|Categories: Ovarian Cancer News and Research|

Les Misérables Announces Casting for North American Tour

OCAZ friend and fellow caregiver announced in touring Les Miserable as the LEAD ROLE. Your mom is super proud of you, Nick Cartell and we can't wait to see you at Gammage! The cast will star Nick Cartell as Jean Valjean... [...]

By |2017-10-26T01:09:12-07:00August 15th, 2017|Categories: OCAZ News|

Protein Discovery Brings Hope of Early Detection for Ovarian Cancer

Hopes of finding an early-warning signal for ovarian cancer have been boosted by a protein discovery at the Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI). A research team from the University of Newcastle and Hunter New England Health, comprising cancer scientists, oncologists, gynaecologists and [...]

By |2017-10-26T01:02:14-07:00August 10th, 2017|Categories: Ovarian Cancer News and Research|

New Explanation for How Ovarian Cancer Spreads

In their latest publication, a team of researchers with the University of California, Riverside and the University of Notre Dame have revealed a new explanation for how ovarian cancer spreads (or metastasizes). The researchers used electron microscopy and live imaging to [...]

By |2017-10-26T00:51:45-07:00August 1st, 2017|Categories: Ovarian Cancer News and Research|