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Genetic counseling linked to increased use of preventive ovary removal in women at high risk for ovarian cancer

Until now, little has been known about the impact of genetic counseling on efforts to reduce the risk of ovarian cancer ...

MD Anderson Study Seeks Earlier Ovarian Cancer Detection

Tumor Gene TP53 and Biomarker CA125 Together Present Novel Assay Method ...

Adding a Dual mTOR Inhibitor to Chemotherapy May Benefit Some Ovarian and Lung Cancer Patients

PHILADELPHIA — Combining the investigational mTOR inhibitor AZD2014 with the chemotherapy paclitaxel showed better outcome than when the drugs were tested individually in preclinical studies of cancer models, and a phase I clinical trial of this combination in patients with advanced ovarian cancer and non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) showed clinical benefit in some, according to data presented here at the AACR Annual Meeting 2015, April 18-22. ... Full story

New Method Increases Accuracy of Ovarian Cancer Prognosis and Diagnosis

Mathematical Technique Reveals Predictive DNA Patterns That Other Methods Missed ... Full story

Researchers find bimanual exam doesn’t accurately screen for ovarian cancer

Athens, Ga. - The most commonly performed ovarian cancer screening test—the bimanual exam—is unlikely to benefit healthy women, according to a study led by researchers at the University of Georgia. ... Full story

U-M research on lifetime risk of ovarian cancer may help women make informed decisions

ANN ARBOR—Actress Angelina Jolie made headlines this week for her decision to have surgery to remove her ovaries and fallopian tubes as a means to prevent ovarian cancer. ... Full story

Preventive cancer surgery to remove ovaries and fallopian tubes: Yale experts provide insight

By Karen N. Peart - Two years after actress Angelina Jolie’s preventive double mastectomy, her doctors removed her ovaries and fallopian tubes when a blood test showed early signs of ovarian cancer. ... Full story

ASU researchers search for telltale signs of ovarian cancer

This year, ovarian cancer will claim over 125,000 lives worldwide. The deadly disease remains the fifth leading cause of cancer-related mortality in U.S. women, killing about 15,000 per year. ... Full story

UQ research targets ovarian cancer

Brisbane researchers have developed an antibody drug that attacks cancerous ovarian cells and limits the serious side-effects of traditional treatments. ... Full story

Anderson Algorithm increases surgical success with advanced ovarian cancer

Moon Shots Program effort boosts complete resection rates over 86 percent ... Full story

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