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Are There Safe and Effective Treatments for Hereditary Angioedema in Children?

New Rochelle, NY — Hereditary angioedema (HAE), a rare genetic disease that causes recurrent swelling under the skin and of the mucosal ...

U of G Scientists Find Way to Reduce Ovarian Cancer Tumours, Chemo Doses

In a potential breakthrough against ovarian cancer, University of Guelph researchers have discovered how to both shrink tumours and improve drug delivery, ...

Anti-Leukemia Drug May Also Work Against Ovarian Cancer

An antibody therapy already in clinical trials to treat chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) may also prove effective against ovarian cancer – and likely other cancers as well, report researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine in a study published in the Nov. 17 online early edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). ... Full story

U of G Scientists Find Way to Reduce Ovarian Cancer Tumours, Chemo Doses

In a potential breakthrough against ovarian cancer, University of Guelph researchers have discovered how to both shrink tumours and improve drug delivery, allowing for lower doses of chemotherapy and reducing side effects. ... Full story

Cancer-Killing Virus Combined With a Chemotherapy Drug Might Effectively Treat Recurrent Ovarian Cancer

COLUMBUS, Ohio – In six out of 10 cases, ovarian cancer is diagnosed when the disease is advanced and five-year survival is only 27 percent. A new study suggests that a cancer-killing virus combined with a chemotherapy drug might safely and effectively treat advanced or recurrent forms of the disease. ... Full story

Tea and citrus products could lower ovarian cancer risk, new UEA research finds

Tea and citrus fruits and juices are associated with a lower risk of developing ovarian cancer, according to new research from the University of East Anglia (UEA). ... Full story

Use of intensive medical services for ovarian cancer patients at end of life increases despite rise in use of hospice

There have been widespread efforts to improve the quality of life of terminally ill patients. As more patients choose to spend their final days and weeks in hospice care rather than a hospital, the hope is the use of intensive and costly hospital services would decline. A new study by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute researchers shows for one group of terminally ill cancer patients, that is not what is happening. ... Full story

Young ovarian cancer patient receives help at UTSW

DALLAS – When Katie Ballard went to the emergency room at UT Southwestern Medical Center due to pain and swelling in her abdomen, ovarian cancer was the furthest thing from her mind. ... Full story

A way to kill chemo-resistant ovarian cancer cells: Cut down its protector

Ottawa, Canada – Ovarian cancer is the most deadly gynecological cancer, claiming the lives of more than 50% of women who are diagnosed with the disease. ... Full story

Ovarian cancer remains elusive to early diagnosis and successful treatment

A population-based study of all ovarian cancer cases diagnosed in Australia in 2005 found a crude five year survival rate of 35 per cent. ... Full story

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