Oncology & Cancer

Identifying the underlying causes of ovarian cancer

Two new discoveries led by Cedars-Sinai Cancer investigators help improve the understanding of what drives the development of ovarian cancer and why some women's tumors do not respond to therapy.

Oncology & Cancer

Ovarian cancer detection takes a step forward

A new type of technology can capture stray ovarian cancer cells from a simple blood test and successfully predict cancer in people who have a lesion or cyst in the pelvic region, according to a new study by a Wilmot Cancer ...

Oncology & Cancer

Variants in BRCA1/2 and MMR genes in children with cancer

Pathogenic variants in BRCA1/2 genes are associated with an increased risk of breast and ovarian cancer in adults, and variants in mismatch repair (MMR) genes increase the risk of gastrointestinal and other cancers. Until ...

Oncology & Cancer

'Drug factory' implants eliminate mesothelioma tumors in mice

Rice University and Baylor College of Medicine researchers have shown they can eradicate advanced-stage mesothelioma tumors in mice in just a few days with a treatment combining Rice's cytokine "drug factory" implants and ...

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