New Study: Improve Chemotherapy Strategies for Ovarian Cancer

May 24, 2017 6:46 pm

Most women diagnosed with ovarian cancer undergo surgery to remove as many of the tumors as possible. However, it is usually impossible to eliminate all of the cancer cells because they have spread throughout the abdomen. Surgery is therefore followed … Read more

Bringing Ovarian Cancer Research Into This Century

May 22, 2017 2:51 am

By: Marcella Lee, CBS 8 Anchor/Reporter

A local non-profit is working to improve ovarian cancer survival rates by guiding patients into a new frontier.

Ovarian cancer is known as a silent killer because symptoms are vague like: bloating, abdominal or … Read more

ImmunoGen Drug Moving Ahead In Single-Agent, Combination Trials

May 19, 2017 7:13 pm

Latest results from a mid-stage trial of ImmunoGen Inc’s experimental antibody-drug conjugate show that it shrinks or stabilizes tumors in nearly half of advanced ovarian cancer patients with at least medium levels of a key biomarker whose disease has become Read more

Ovarian Cancer: Clot Risk High in All Phases of Treatment

May 17, 2017 7:43 pm

One in four women with ovarian cancer develop blood clots, and over 10% develop clots during neoadjuvant chemotherapy given before surgery, according to a study published online May 5 in Obstetrics & Gynecology.

Past efforts at preventing blood clots in … Read more