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August 29, 2016

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August 29, 2016

Algorithm Characterizes How Cancer Genomes Get Scrambled

July 21, 2016 — A new method for analyzing the scrambled genomes of cancer cells gives researchers for the first time the ability to simultaneously identify two different types of genetic changes associated with ... read more

Simplifying Access to Gene Testing for Women With Ovarian Cancer

July 13, 2016 — A new streamlined approach to genetic testing for women with ovarian cancer provides testing rapidly and affordably, allowing many more patients to benefit from personalized cancer management and ... read more

Preventive Procedure for Ovarian Cancer Adopted Without Adverse Surgical Outcomes

July 12, 2016 — A surgical procedure recommended to reduce the future risk of ovarian cancer has been successfully implemented throughout in Northern California without a change in surgical ... read more

Study Sheds Light on True Risk for Pancreatic Cancer in Patients With Cysts

July 11, 2016 — A look back at more than half a million patient records has established that patients with pancreatic cysts have a significantly higher overall risk of pancreatic cancer compared to those without ... read more

Discovery of New Ovarian Cancer Signaling Hub Points to Target for Limiting Metastasis

July 10, 2016 — Researchers have found a previously undiscovered pathway through which ovarian cells can be transformed into cancer cells, one they think provides an excellent opportunity for targeting by new drugs, ... read more

June 29, 2016 — Zap a tumor with radiation to trigger expression of a molecule, then attack that molecule with a drug-loaded nanoparticle, say cancer ... read more

June 28, 2016 — A new study has identified a gene signature that predicts poor survival from ovarian cancer. The study also identified genes which help the cancer develop resistance to chemotherapy -- offering a new ... read more

Threshold for Pre-Emptive Surgery to Curb Ovarian Cancer Risk Should Be Halved

June 27, 2016 — The current threshold for pre-emptive surgery to remove the ovaries and fallopian tubes of women aged 40+ at high risk of developing ovarian cancer should be halved, concludes new ... read more

New Imaging Technique Could Identify Additional Ovarian Tumors Not Visible to Surgeons' Eyes

June 15, 2016 — A newly devised tumor-specific fluorescent agent and imaging system guided surgeons in real time to remove additional tumors in ovarian cancer patients that were not visible without fluorescence or ... read more

Presurgery Chemotherapy May Make Advanced Ovarian Cancers Responsive to Immunotherapy

June 15, 2016 — Metastatic ovarian cancer patients treated with chemotherapy prior to surgery had altered immune cells in their tumors, and specific alterations identified suggest that immunotherapy given after ... read more

Pretargeted Radioimmunotherapy May Eliminate Colorectal Cancer

June 13, 2016 — An emerging cancer therapy has colorectal tumors surrounded. A novel radioimmunotherapy combines a cancer-seeking antibody with potent radionuclide agents, resulting in complete remission of ... read more

A Child’s Right to Fertility Preservation When Undergoing Sterilizing Chemotherapy

June 10, 2016 — Ovarian tissue cryopreservation (OTC), harvesting and freezing ovarian tissue, is the most promising complication-free strategy to preserve potential fertility in pre-pubescent girls undergoing ... read more

T-Cell Receptor Sequencing Reveals Novel Biomarkers for Ovarian Cancer

June 6, 2016 — Researchers used deep T-cell receptor (TCR) sequencing to evaluate the clonal composition of tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes, or TILs, and identify novel prognostic biomarkers in ovarian ... read more

Rucaparib Shows Clinical Benefit in Pancreatic Cancer Patients With BRCA Mutation

June 4, 2016 — The targeted therapy rucaparib, which has demonstrated robust clinical activity in ovarian cancer patients with a BRCA mutation, also showed promise in previously treated pancreatic cancer patients ... read more

Bacteria Found in Female Upper Reproductive Tract, Once Thought Sterile

June 4, 2016 — They're inside our gut, on the skin, and in the mouth. Thousands of different types of micro-organisms live in and on the body, playing helpful roles in digestion or in aiding the body's ... read more

Research Explains the Role of the Gene BRCA1 in DNA Repair

May 30, 2016 — Scientists are a step closer to understanding the role of the gene BRCA1, a new report suggests. Changes in this gene are associated with a high risk of developing breast and ovarian ... read more

Research Points to Possible New Prevention Strategies for Ovarian Cancer

May 24, 2016 — The discovery of early changes in the cells of the Fallopian tubes of women carrying the BRCA genetic mutation could open the way for new preventative strategies for ovarian cancer, reducing the need ... read more

Breast, Ovarian Cancer May Have Similar Origins, Study Finds

May 23, 2016 — While breast cancer is the most common cause of cancer death in women worldwide, ovarian cancer also is a significant source of mortality as the fifth leading cause of cancer death among women. These ... read more

May 20, 2016 — New research explains why ovarian cancer becomes resistant to chemotherapy. The findings suggesting the potential to harness immunotherapy as a future treatment ... read more

May 17, 2016 — Female cancer patients of reproductive age could preserve their fertility during radiation and chemotherapy through treatments that target the DNA damage response in oocytes (the cells that develop ... read more

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