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Insight on ovarian cancer

By Ziba Kashef Tumor-associated macrophages promote spheroid formation at an early stage of tumor growth in mouse ovarian cancer models. Ovarian cancer is difficult ...

Researchers find genes behind aggressive ovarian and endometrial cancers

By Karen N. Peart Panel showing both epithelial and sarcomatous cells of carcinosarcoma. In a major breakthrough for ovarian and uterine cancers, Yale researchers ...

Deaths from Ovarian Cancer Decline Worldwide Due to Oral Contraceptive Use

Deaths from ovarian cancer fell worldwide between 2002 and 2012 and are predicted to continue to decline in the USA, European Union (EU) and, though ... Full story

Two research discoveries offer hope for managing ovarian cancer

Oxford University researchers have found a way to detect ovarian cancer early and identified an enzyme that is key in making ovarian cancer more deadly. Their results, published in two journals, provide new research routes for scientists trying to detect and beat the disease. ... Full story

The double-edged sword of ovarian cancer information

Online information about ovarian cancer can cause as much worry as comfort for women at high risk of developing the disease, researchers in the School of Medicine have found. ... Full story

Threshold for pre-emptive surgery to curb ovarian cancer risk should be halved

Drop level from 10% risk to 4% to extend lives of more women, say researchers. ... Full story

One in Five Women with Ovarian Cancer Does Not Undergo Surgery, Penn Study Reveals

Results Show Survival Benefit of Surgery for Patients Regardless of Age or Advanced Disease, and Point to Barriers to Cancer Care Delivery ... Full story

Stacking the deck against ovarian cancer

Nearly 70 percent of ovarian cancer cases are detected after metastasis, which is the development of secondary malignant growths distant from the primary site of cancer. Understanding ovarian cancer metastasis is a research focus of M. Sharon Stack, the Ann F. Dunne & Elizabeth Riley Director of the Harper Cancer Research Institute (HCRI) and Kleiderer-Pezold Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Notre Dame. ... Full story

Testing Non-Breast/Ovarian Cancer Genes in High-Risk Women Leaves More Questions than Answers, Penn Study Finds

Testing Non-Breast/Ovarian Cancer Genes in High-Risk Women Leaves More Questions than Answers, Penn Study Finds Expanding gene panel beyond breast/ovarian cancer genes did not add clinical benefit Expanding gene panel beyond breast/ovarian cancer genes did not add clinical benefit ... Full story

African American Women with Ovarian Cancer—Can Obesity Mask Early Symptoms?

New Rochelle, NY —African American women with ovarian cancer are more likely to die from the disease than are White women and they are also much more likely to be obese. ... Full story

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