News tagged with ovarian cancers
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Researchers employed an extensive analysis of genomic information to identify a new, high-risk cohort of ovarian cancer patients, characterize their tumors, find a potential treatment and test it in mouse models of the disease.
Cancer Feb 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
For the first time ever in Australia, a woman whose chemotherapy rendered her infertile has fallen pregnant using ovarian tissue taken from her body before her cancer treatment, a new study reports.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Feb 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Low-grade serous ovarian cancer is less common and aggressive than the high-grade variety, yet exceptionally difficult to treat when frontline therapy fails.
Cancer Feb 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—New research from the University of Adelaide will rewrite the text books on how an ovary is formed, as well as providing new insights into women's health and fertility.
Medical research Feb 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
The number of incorrect cancer prognoses can be halved with computerised image analysis. In three years time, the method can be used on patients with bowel cancer, ovarian cancer and prostate cancer.
Cancer Feb 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Curtin University researchers have found that women who breastfeed their babies have significantly reduced rates of ovarian cancer in a study that extends what was known about the beneficial effects of breastfeeding on mothers.
Cancer Feb 01, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A genetically reprogrammed Herpes simplex virus (HSV) can cure metastatic diffusion of human cancer cells in the abdomen of laboratory mice, according to a new study published January 31 in the Open Access journal PLOS Pa ...
Cancer Jan 31, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1
Most ovarian cancer patients are diagnosed with late stage disease that is unresponsive to existing therapies. In a new study, researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine ...
Cancer Jan 31, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Growing demand for its cancer medicines and diagnostic tests used by clinical laboratories helped Swiss drug maker Roche Holding AG post a modest 2.4 percent increase in full-year profits.
Other Jan 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have discovered the signaling pathway whereby a master regulator of cancer cell proteins – known as Src – leads to ovarian cancer progression when exposed ...
Cancer Jan 29, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Men are over 35 per cent more likely to die from cancer than women in the UK, according to a new report released today .
Cancer Jan 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Women with harmful mutations in the BRCA gene, which put them at higher risk of developing breast and ovarian cancer, tend to undergo menopause significantly sooner than other women, allowing them an even ...
Cancer Jan 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Just as the body can become resistant to antibiotics, certain methods of killing cancer tumors can end up creating resistant tumor cells. But a University of Central Florida professor has found a protein ...
Cancer Jan 28, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
In recent years, it has been thought that select sets of genes might reveal cancer patients' prognoses. However, a study published last year examining breast cancer cases found that most of these "prognostic signatures" were ...
Genetics Jan 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new study from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center is the first to report that high blood calcium levels might predict of ovarian cancer, the most fatal of the gynecologic cancers.
Cancer Jan 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0