Oncology & Cancer

Recruitment begins for world's first ovarian cancer vaccine trial

UConn Health is beginning to recruit patients for the world's first personalized genomics-driven ovarian cancer vaccine clinical trial. The goal: to prevent an often deadly relapse of the disease in women diagnosed at advanced ...

Oncology & Cancer

New blood test developed to diagnose ovarian cancer

Investigators from Brigham and Women's Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute are leveraging the power of artificial intelligence to develop a new technique to detect ovarian cancer early and accurately. The team has identified ...

Oncology & Cancer

Anti-leukemia drug may also work against ovarian cancer

An antibody therapy already in clinical trials to treat chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) may also prove effective against ovarian cancer - and likely other cancers as well, report researchers at the University of California, ...

Oncology & Cancer

New drug raises potential for cancer treatment revolution

(Medical Xpress)—A revolution in cancer treatment could soon be underway following a breakthrough that may lead to a dramatic improvement in cancer survival rates. A new study at the University of Warwick, published today ...

Oncology & Cancer

Lipid metabolism is potential 'Achilles' heel' for cancer stem cells

Researchers have discovered a metabolic signature critical for the functioning of "cancer stem cells" that initiate tumor formation. The team also showed how to interfere with this metabolic mechanism in ovarian cancer, inhibiting ...

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