MAGENTA – Making Genetic Testing Accessible

The MD Anderson Cancer Center is doing a study about Ovarian Cancer and genetics. Through the study, they will perform genetic testing to determine if you have genetic mutations that could contribute to a higher risk of Ovarian Cancer. [...]

By | 2017-10-26T00:44:36+00:00 October 20th, 2017|Categories: Ovarian Cancer News and Research|

Report from 2017 AACR Special Conference Addressing Critical Questions in Ovarian Cancer Research and Treatment

Report from 2017 AACR Special Conference Addressing Critical Questions in Ovarian Cancer Research and Treatment (October 13, 2017) Every other year, the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) brings together ovarian cancer researchers from around the world to share [...]

By | 2017-10-26T01:01:38+00:00 October 15th, 2017|Categories: Ovarian Cancer News and Research|

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+00:00 August 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+00:00 August 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+00:00 August 16th, 2017|Categories: Ovarian Cancer News and Research|

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+00:00 August 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+00:00 August 1st, 2017|Categories: Ovarian Cancer News and Research|