By Ian Ingram
— With some 250,000 participants, study rules out all but smallest risk increases
New research on a quarter-million women from four U.S. cohorts found no significant association between ovarian cancer and the use of powder-based products in … Read more
By Nichole Tucker
Preliminary data showed that the combination of sitravatinib (MGCD516) and tislelizumab (BGB-A317) is well tolerated and may promote antitumor activity when administered to patients with platinum-resistant ovarian cancer, according to a press release from BieGene, Ltd, which … Read more
By: Laura Shawver
In 1998, Herceptin was approved for women with breast cancer whose tumors have extra copies of the Her2/ERBB2 gene and since that time, there have been more than 25 drugs approved to treat cancers with specific genetic … Read more
The statistics for ovarian cancer are frightening. Whereas early detection tests for breast cancer are relatively commonplace, 75-85% of women with ovarian cancer are diagnosed only at a late stage, when the cancer has spread and prognosis is poor.
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Deborah Denehy received chemotherapy directly to her abdomen to treat ovarian cancer, a treatment that remains underused in the United States. Credit Shiho Fukada for The New York Times.
In 2006, the National Cancer Institute took the rare step … Read more
Check out Liz Laats’ amazing speech at Glitter and Glue for Good, not a dry eye in the house.
Thank you to everyone who joined us on March 7th for the inaugaural Glitter & Glue for Good event. More than … Read more
Epithelial ovarian cancer (EOC) is the most common cause of gynecological cancer death in the United States, with an estimated 21,290 new cases and 14,180 deaths estimated for 2015 (ACS 2015). The vast majority of women are diagnosed with advanced … Read more
A common heart drug called a beta blocker was associated with a striking increase in survival for women with ovarian cancer in a study that suggests a possible new strategy for treating a variety of tumors.
Researchers analyzing a database … Read more
Welcome to my Heart to Heart blog designed in the Clearity Portal to provide ovarian cancer survivors with a “cozy space” where we know we will be welcomed and supported.
I’ve been an ovarian cancer survivor for 7 years. I’ve … Read more