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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 ...

Drug combination delays worsening of disease in women with recurrent ovarian cancer

For many women with ovarian cancer that has recurred after initial treatment, a two-drug combination can significantly extend the time that the ...

HEALTH LINE: Expertise, Preventive Care Important to Stop Ovarian Cancer

Cincinnati—You’ve heard the saying, "If it isn’t broke, don’t fix it.” ... Full story

Penn Team Finds Ovarian Cancer Oncogene in "Junk DNA"

PHILADELPHIA — Over the years researchers have made tremendous strides in the understanding and treatment of cancer by searching genomes for links between genetic alterations and disease. ... Full story

New blood test could offer more tailored treatment of ovarian cancer

A new blood test allowing doctors to predict which ovarian cancer patients will respond to particular types of treatment is a step closer following a new study by Manchester scientists. ... Full story

Ovarian cancer outcomes worse in rural Australia

Researchers at the QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute have found that women in rural and remote areas of Australia have a higher risk of dying from ovarian cancer than those in richer, urban areas. ... Full story

RPCI Researchers Identify Priority Targets for Immunotherapy in Epithelial Ovarian Cancer

Findings suggest that several MAGE proteins may prove to be biomarkers for the disease ... Full story

Children’s poor development linked to risk factors

Routinely collected health data on pregnant women could be used in a better way to identify ‘at risk’ children earlier and more effectively, according to a new report. ... Full story

MD Anderson researchers discover new route for ovarian cancer spread

HER3-positive circulating tumor cells home in on omentum; new target to thwart metastasis ... Full story

Finding the Achilles’ Heel of Ovarian Tumor Growth

A team of scientists, led by principal investigator David D. Schlaepfer, PhD, professor in the Department of Reproductive Medicine at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine report that small molecule inhibitors to a protein called focal adhesion kinase (FAK) selectively prevent the growth of ovarian cancer cells as tumor spheroids. ... Full story

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