Oncology & Cancer

Studying the development of ovarian cancer with organoids

High-grade serous ovarian cancer is the most common type of ovarian cancer, and has the lowest rate of survival. It is often only diagnosed when it has already spread within the pelvis and abdomen, making it harder to treat. ...

Oncology & Cancer

New study confirms important clues to fight ovarian cancer

The rogue cellular engine that drives a majority of ovarian cancers remains frustratingly difficult to disable. A new study comparing cancerous tissue with normal fallopian tube samples advances important insights about this ...

Oncology & Cancer

Drug overcomes chemotherapy resistance in ovarian cancer

An international research team, led by scientists from Mater Research—The University of Queensland, have discovered they can overcome chemotherapy resistance in an ovarian cancer subtype by using low doses of a drug which ...

Oncology & Cancer

New type of immunotherapy hinders the spread of ovarian cancer

Malignant ovarian cancer is insidious: Known and feared for vague and uncharacteristic symptoms that often mean the disease is discovered so late that on average only four out of six patients are still alive after five years. ...

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