Cardiology

Low-dose aspirin may lower ovarian cancer risk

Women who reported recent, regular use of low-dose aspirin (100 milligrams or less) had a 23% lower risk of developing ovarian cancer when compared with women who did not regularly take aspirin, according to new research ...

Cancer

Targeting gene mutations to treat ovarian cancers

New research has shown that ovarian cancer patients with a tumour mutation in the BRAF gene respond exceptionally well to treatment with targeted drugs, known as BRAF inhibitors.

Cancer

Different types of ovarian cancer have different causes

THE more children a woman has or whether a woman has had her fallopian tubes cut lowers the risk of different types of ovarian cancer to different levels, according to new research presented at the 2015 National Cancer Research ...

Cancer

DNA 'webs' aid ovarian cancer metastasis, study reveals

Researchers from the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have discovered that ovarian cancer cells spread, or metastasize, to new tissue after being caught in DNA "webs" extruded by immune cells. The study, which ...

Cancer

Decoding the molecular mechanisms of ovarian cancer progression

Ovarian cancer is the most lethal gynecologic malignancy in the United States, resulting in an estimated 14,100 deaths and 22,500 new cases in 2017 alone. This high mortality is primarily caused by resistance to therapy and ...

Cancer

Exercise may help thwart ovarian cancer

(HealthDay)—Lack of exercise is associated with an increased risk of ovarian cancer and of death from the disease, two new studies suggest.

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