Blood-based metabolic signatures may predict whether women with ovarian or uterine cancer will respond well to platinum-based chemotherapy, according to a study by researchers in the Department of Gynecology at the Federal University of São Paulo’s Medical School (EPM-UNIFESP) in … Read more
By Krista Conger
Newly diagnosed breast or ovarian cancer patients who carry common cancer-associated mutations have similar or better short-term survival rates than those with no mutations, researchers report.
Women newly diagnosed with breast or ovarian cancer who are also … Read more
By The ASCO Post Staff
For more than 2 decades, the chemotherapy agent gemcitabine has been a mainstay treatment for several types of cancer. Now, scientists have uncovered genetic evidence of which patients with high-grade serous ovarian cancer are likely … Read more
By Ariana Pelosci
Women with gynecologic cancer who experience an improvement of social needs such as companionship and food insecurity could experience improved outcomes.
The identification of social needs and accompanying solutions could result in more actionable health care disparities … Read more
CAMBRIDGE, England — Virtual biopsies could replace invasive tissue procedures and give more accurate results thanks to a revolutionary new method developed using computer scans. The new advanced computing technique uses routine medical scans to enable doctors to take fewer, … Read more
By Professor Ian Jacobs
I was motivated to improve the outcome for women with ovarian cancer by my experience as a junior doctor in London in 1985. But 36 years on, the results aren’t what we’d hoped.
My colleages’ and… Read more
Cisplatin/paclitaxel boosts outcomes without increasing complications in registry study.
By Charles Bankhead
Two drugs outperformed one for hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) after interval surgical debulking of advanced ovarian cancer, data from a prospective registry showed.
Median progression-free survival (PFS) doubled … Read more
The study finally paves the way for the use of antibodies different from IgG as immunotherapeutic agents for at least tumors currently resistant to conventional immune checkpoint blockade.
The prognosis of ovarian cancer is poor, with an estimated five-year survival … Read more
A new advanced computing technique using routine medical scans to enable doctors to take fewer, more accurate tumour biopsies, has been developed by cancer researchers at the University of Cambridge. This is an important step towards precision tissue sampling for
Disease control in two-thirds of patients treated with bispecific antibody.
By Charles Bankhead
An investigational drug that combines PD-1/L1 inhibition and T-cell stimulation led to disease control in two-thirds of patients with unresectable advanced solid malignancies, a preliminary clinical study … Read more
A recent finding by researchers at UBC’s faculty of medicine and the BC Cancer Research Institute (BCCRI) may offer a new treatment possibility for people diagnosed with a rare and aggressive form of ovarian cancer.
Small cell carcinoma of the … Read more
By Sarah Williams
For patients with stage III epithelial ovarian cancer, adding hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) to primary cytoreductive surgery (PCS) increases survival compared with PCS alone, according to results of a retrospective study now published in JAMA Network Open… Read more
A global team of medical researchers led by UNSW have developed a test that could help to predict survival for women diagnosed with ovarian cancer, and pave the way towards personalised treatment.
A tumour test could help to identify ovarian … Read more
By Luke Harold
As chairman and CEO of CalciMedica, Rachel Leheny is overseeing the development of a potential treatment for organ damage caused by COVID-19 pneumonia.
“Our lead compound Auxora is in clinical development in COVID-19 pneumonia,” said Leheny, who … Read more