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May 6, 2015

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May 6, 2015

Earlier Ovarian Cancer Detection

Apr. 20, 2015 — Successful ovarian cancer treatment often relies on catching it early. A study may help point to a new method for women at ... read more

Seeking New Targets for Ovarian Cancer Treatment

Apr. 19, 2015 — Identifying molecular changes that occur in tissue after chemotherapy could be crucial in advancing treatments for ovarian cancer, according to research from Magee-Womens Research Institute and ... read more

Apr. 10, 2015 — A mother who has tested positive for the BRCA2 cancer gene is one of 12 people in her family over three generations linked to the gene or diagnosed with cancer. Now she is using her family’s ... read more

Immunotherapy Delays Recurrence for Stage III and IV Ovarian Cancers

Mar. 28, 2015 — Personalized medicine is getting closer to reality for women with late-stage ovarian cancer. An experimental immunotherapy is in the works that can target an individual woman’s tumor and extend the ... read more

Women With Ovarian Cancer Gain Extra Months With Addition of Drug to Standard Chemotherapy

Mar. 28, 2015 — Overall survival for women who received standard chemotherapy treatment plus bevacizumab was a median five months longer than for women who received the standard chemotherapy treatment ... read more

Ovarian Cancer: Chemotherapy and Improved Surgical Techniques

Mar. 9, 2015 — Epithelial ovarian cancer is the leading cause of death from gynecologic cancer in the United States and is the country's fifth most common cause of cancer mortality in women. In 2015, it is ... read more

Anderson Algorithm Increases Surgical Success With Advanced Ovarian Cancer

Feb. 27, 2015 — A surgical algorithm developed and implemented by ovarian cancer specialists dramatically increases the frequency of complete removal of all visible tumor – a milestone strongly tied to improved ... read more

Molecule That Provides Cellular Energy Found Key to Aggressive Thyroid Cancer

Feb. 16, 2015 — Cancer researchers have identified a molecule they say is important to survival of anaplastic thyroid carcinoma (ATC) — a lethal tumor with no effective therapies. The molecule also seems to play a ... read more

Short-Term Use of Hormone Replacement Therapy Associated With Increased Ovarian Cancer Risk

Feb. 12, 2015 — Taking hormone replacement therapy (HRT) for menopause, even for just a few years, is associated with a significantly increased risk of developing the two most common types of ovarian cancer, ... read more

Feb. 9, 2015 — Researchers have built a model system that uses multiple cell types from patients to rapidly test compounds that could block the early steps in the spread of ovarian cancer. This has enabled them to ... read more

A One-Two Punch Against Ovarian Cancer

Feb. 9, 2015 — Only 1.3 percent of cancers diagnosed between 2004 and 2010 were cancers of the ovary, but fewer than half of these women survived for five years or more. Researchers have now studied a combination ... read more

Researchers Reprogram Tumor's Cells to Attack Itself

Feb. 3, 2015 — Inserting a specific strain of bacteria into the microenvironment of aggressive ovarian cancer transforms the behavior of tumor cells from suppression to immunostimulation, researchers have ... read more

Serendipity Leads to Discovery of Adult Cancer Genes Driving Young-Adult Ewing Sarcoma

Feb. 3, 2015 — A new study finds alterations in expression of genes PIK3R3 and PTEN, more commonly observed in adult tumors, in the rare, young-adult bone cancer Ewing Sarcoma, potentially offering ways to improve ... read more

New Method Shrinks Metastatic Ovarian Cancer and Reduces Chemotherapy Dose

Feb. 2, 2015 — New research may eventually help improve the five-year survival rate of ovarian cancer patients by describing a new way of shrinking ovarian cancer tumors while also simultaneously improving drug ... read more

Jan. 27, 2015 — Researchers create first mouse model of ovarian clear cell carcinoma using data from human cancer genome atlas. They show how when the genes ARID1A and PIK2CA are mutated in specific ways, the result ... read more

New Animal Models Faithfully Reproduce Human Tumors

Jan. 22, 2015 — New animal models that reproduce faithfully the evolution and malignancy of different human tumors have been developed by researchers. This facilitates parallel tumor progression in patients ... read more

Polymorphism, Bacteria Inside Us Help Dictate Inflammation, Antitumor Activity

Dec. 20, 2014 — A common polymorphism can lead to a chain of events that dictates how a tumor will progress in certain types of cancer, including a form of breast cancer as well as ovarian cancer, according to new ... read more

Dec. 17, 2014 — More than 90 percent of cancer-related deaths are caused by the spread of cancer cells from their primary tumor site to other areas of the body. A new study has identified how one important gene ... read more

Combining Images, Genetic Data Proves Gene Loss Behind Aggressive Ovarian Cancers

Dec. 16, 2014 — Loss of a gene called PTEN triggers some cases of an aggressive form of ovarian cancer, called high-grade serous ovarian cancer, researchers have demonstrated. In a revolutionary approach, the ... read more

Too Much, Too Little, Just Right: Balance of Proteins Keeps Cancer in Check

Dec. 15, 2014 — Scientists have long known the p53 protein suppresses tumors. However, a recent animal study has uncovered a complicated relationship between p53 and another protein, Rbm38, highlighting how the body ... read more

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