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New method enables the early detection of ovarian cancer

(Vienna ) Every year, around 1,000 women in Austria develop the extremely aggressive condition known as ovarian cancer. ...

UGA researchers discover mechanism that could lead to better ovarian cancer treatment

Athens, Ga. - Resistance to chemotherapy is a major problem for those suffering from ovarian cancer—a problem that prevents a cure from ...

Heart Medications that Target Stress May Help Prolong Survival in Women with Ovarian Cancer

A new analysis of patient records indicates that certain drugs taken to improve heart health may also have anti-cancer properties. Published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the findings indicate that additional studies are warranted to determine whether patients with cancer may benefit from adding beta blockers to their treatment regimen. ... Full story

Generic heart medication shown to prolong ovarian cancer patients’ survival

Even despite prognostic factors and co-morbidities associated with poorer outcomes ... Full story

Advance in photodynamic therapy offers new approach to ovarian cancer

PORTLAND, Ore. – Researchers at Oregon State University have made a significant advance in the use of photodynamic therapy to combat ovarian cancer in laboratory animals, using a combination of techniques that achieved complete cancer cell elimination with no regrowth of tumors. ... Full story

Long-term ovarian cancer survival higher than thought

UC Davis study should help guide patients and their oncologists ... Full story

UCLA study: Combination therapy may be more effective against the most common ovarian cancer

Research reveals how ‘time bomb’ cells evade chemotherapy and cause tumors to recur ... Full story

Intraperitoneal chemotherapy shown to improve survival for patients with advanced ovarian cancer

Fewer than half of patients with ovarian cancer who could benefit from intraperitoneal chemotherapy — a technique for delivering chemotherapy directly into the abdomen — actually receive it, according to a new study by Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center (DF/BWCC) researchers. ... Full story

Adjusting feeding practices in young children may help prevent iron-deficiency anaemia

By Sarah Warr - Early childhood development is a crucial period in life that can be impacted greatly by nutritional deficiencies, having lasting effects on a child’s cognitive abilities and overall health. ... Full story

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