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Irregular Menstruation May Predict Increased Risk of Death From Ovarian Cancer

by AACR Communications Staff - SAN DIEGO — Women with irregular menstrual cycles had a twofold increased risk of death from ovarian ...

Fox Chase Study Identifies the Process in which Heat Shock Protein 90 Contributes to Metastases in Ovarian Cancer

SAN DIEGO, CA —By incapacitating the activities of a protein that guides other proteins to fold into a stable shapes, Fox ...

Research Yields Potential Target for Epithelial Ovarian Cancer Treatment

SAN DIEGO, CA )—Epithelial ovarian cancer is often referred to as a silent killer: Advanced-stage disease has a low survival rate, and in a vast majority of patients, the disease has already spread to other organs at the time of diagnosis because the symptoms are difficult to identify. ... Full story

Ovarian cancer survivor backs study to improve screening

A woman from Manchester has warned other women of the need to be aware of ovarian cancer, especially if you have a family history of the disease, as part of Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. ... Full story

Study proposes new ovarian cancer targets

Possible culprits hiding in plain sight A mouse ovary showing potentially precancerous changes. The over- or under-representation of proteins called TAFs, once thought benign parts of the genetic machinery, may be implicated in ovarian cancers. Credit: Caitlin Brown/Freiman lab/Brown University ... Full story

Ovarian cancer – do you know what to look for?

The Public Health Agency (PHA) is today highlighting the signs and symptoms of ovarian cancer. This advice is being issued during Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, which runs throughout March. ... Full story

Ovarian cancer

Cancer of the ovary is not a common cancer but it does affect over 150 women in Northern Ireland each year. ... Full story

Women in the North West urged to recognise the signs of ovarian cancer

A University of Manchester cancer specialist has joined a campaign launched in the North West to increase awareness of the symptoms of ovarian cancer and encourage women to see their doctor if they spot any signs. ... Full story

UC Davis researchers one step closer to ovarian cancer marker

(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) — The hunt is on to find biomarkers that detect cancer, but it’s a challenging process. Early successes often are followed by heartbreaking failures. But now, researchers at UC Davis have verified that glycans (sugars attached to proteins) can be used to detect ovarian cancer. The study was published online in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention. ... Full story

RCOG statement on Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

March is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month and to mark the month, the national ovarian cancer charity, Target Ovarian Cancer, is raising awareness of the signs and symptoms of ovarian cancer, by encouraging everyone to tell 50 people about the symptoms of ovarian cancer, which currently affects around one in 50 women. ... Full story

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