Infertility linked to increased risk for ovarian cancer

July 6, 2018 8:54 pm

Fertility drugs do not increase a woman’s risk of ovarian cancer, a new study suggests.

It did find that infertility itself is associated with an increased risk of ovarian cancer.

The researchers examined data from more than 58,000 women in … Read more

Genetic Screening Can Inform Women of Their Breast and Ovarian Cancer Risks

July 6, 2018 7:21 pm

One of the most unsettling aspects of cancer is the unknown.

There is the unknown of what is in store for you if you receive a diagnosis of cancer. But on a larger scale, we all

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Unraveling Role of Tumor Suppressor in Gene Expression and Ovarian Tumorigenesis

July 5, 2018 6:21 pm

The tumor suppressor protein ARID1A controls global transcription in ovarian epithelial cells, according to new research conducted at The Wistar Institute, which provided mechanistic insight into tumorigenesis mediated by ARID1A loss in ovarian cancer. Study results were published online in

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Endometriosis Not a Factor in Survival of Patients with Clear Cell Ovarian Cancer, Study Finds

July 5, 2018 6:11 pm

by Ana Pena

Endometriosis does not worsen or improve survival of patients with ovarian clear cell carcinoma, a study suggests.

Researchers found that for these patients, resistance to treatment with platinum-based chemotherapy is the most important predictor of poor outcome.… Read more