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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 ...

How international scientists try to understand the origins of ovarian cancer

Keck Medicine of USC researchers take part in a study highlighting genetic variants ... Full story

ADAMTS family of genes may be the next ‘thing’ in ovarian cancer treatment

MD Anderson study reveals key mutations other than well-known BRCA1/BRCA2 genes ... Full story

Weill Cornell Investigators Discover How Ovarian Cancer Halts Body's Natural Defense Against Tumor

Novel Therapy Could Restore Powerful Immune Response To Deadly Cancer ... Full story

Ovarian cancer discovery highlights the impact of Melbourne cancer research

Research findings published recently in Nature and revealing new insights into the genetic mechanisms ovarian cancer employs to evade chemotherapy drugs, have opened up the potential for the development of new treatments for women with high-grade serous ovarian carcinoma (HSC). ... Full story

Study could explain why ovarian cancer treatments fail

Survival rates for high-grade serous ovarian cancer patients have not changed significantly in 30 years ... Full story

Ovarian Cancer-Specific Markers Set the Stage for Early Diagnosis, Personalized Treatments

Custom bioinformatics algorithm identifies human mRNAs that distinguish ovarian cancer cells from normal cells and provide new therapeutic targets ... Full story

Study adds diabetes drug with anti-cancer effect to ovarian cancer treatment

Several recent studies have suggested that metformin, an established drug developed to treat patients with type II diabetes, may provide significant benefits, including increased survival, to patients being treated for advanced cancers. An analysis of combined results from these earlier studies found that metformin use was associated with a significant decrease in cancer risk, tumor burden and cancer mortality. ... Full story

Chemo before surgery benefits patients with advanced ovarian cancer

Women with advanced ovarian cancer have fewer side effects and tend to have a better quality of life if given chemotherapy before surgery, according to a Cancer Research UK funded study published in The Lancet. ... Full story

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