Using a new insight into the nature of ovarian cancer, a team of UC San Diego scientists have found potential new drug targets.
The researchers discovered that existing drugs targeting autophagy were effective in drug-resistant human tumors grafted onto mice, … Read more
Women who have a strong family history of breast or ovarian cancer are more likely to be affected by cancer of the ovaries, fallopian tube, or peritoneal cavity. This is thought to be due to a mutation in one of … Read more
By: Annette McElhiney
What lies ahead this year for health care and cancer care? I’m not a medical doctor, I’m just an 8½-year ovarian cancer survivor in remission. Who knows, the disease could come back 20 years later. So how … Read more
Ovarian cancer remains the most deadly gynecologic malignancy in the United States with more than 14,000 deaths in 2016. Yet, the prevalence remains low with approximately 22,000 cases in 2016. Stage at diagnosis is one of the strongest predictors of … Read more