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
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… Read more
In women with a recent ovarian cancer diagnosis, decreased anxiety was found to be associated with better regulated cortisol profiles, according to a new study. Those with early life adversity and other factors associated with anxiety had sustained anxiety and … Read more
In patients with stage I ovarian clear cell carcinoma, the use of adjuvant chemotherapy was associated with superior overall survival (OS), according to results of a large, retrospective cohort study.
The finding, published in Read more, provides further evidence …
A cancer treatment that can completely destroy cancer cells without affecting healthy cells could soon be a possibility, thanks to research led by Cardiff University.
The team of researchers has successfully ‘trained’ a respiratory virus to recognise ovarian cancer and … Read more
A team of scientists from the Institute of Cancer Research in London has identified DNA mutations which makes cancer cells resistant to a new class of drugs called PARP inhibitors, used for the treatment of breast and ovarian cancers.
The … Read more
A sample obtained from routine Papanicolaou (Pap) tests used for cervical cancer screening can be subjected to a multiplex panel test, dubbed PapSEEK, to determine whether the sample is positive for endometrial or ovarian cancer, two gynecologic cancers for which … Read more
Use of tests that assess genomic variants in circulating tumor DNA (ctDNA) is on the rise. A new joint review from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and the College of American Pathologists (CAP) provides an assessment of evidence … Read more
By: Kristie Kahl
After a cancer diagnosis and treatment, one may question when they will actually start to feel “normal” again, whatever that may be. The Ovarian Cancer Prognosis and Lifestyle (OPAL) study set out to help women with ovarian … Read more
Scientists are reporting progress on a blood test to detect many types of cancer at an early stage, including some of the most deadly ones that lack screening tools now.
Many groups are working on liquid biopsy tests, which look … Read more
A study published in October showed that high-grade serous ovarian carcinomas (HGSOC), which account for about 75 percent of ovarian cancers, originate with abnormal cells in the fallopian tubes an average of seven years before the disease develops. This understanding … 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