Search Tag: ovarian cancer

Executive Health Management

11th International Symposium on Advanced Ovarian Cancer: Optimal Therapy. Update

2016 02 Dec

The 11th edition of this symposium, organised by ESMO and GEICO is the ideal environment to discuss both new and standard approaches to the treatment and management of ovarian cancer.Save the date for the 11th International Symposium on Advanced Ovarian Cancer: Optimal Therapy. Update. Read more

IMAGING Management

US Can Improve Ovarian Cancer Diagnosis

2016 19 Jan

Ovarian cancer tends to be diagnosed late and currently lacks effective screening tests, unlike breast cancer. Newly published research reports a promising model to aid diagnosis. An algorithm for the assessment of adnexal masses with ultrasound allows quantification of the risk of malignancy, according to work published in the American Journal of Obstetrics... Read more

Pharmacy Management

Hormone Replacement Therapy Increases Risk of Ovarian Cancer

2015 20 Feb

According to an extensive meta-analysis from the Collaborative Group on Epidemiological Studies of Ovarian Cancer, hormone replacement therapy (HRT) was associated with an increased risk for ovarian cancer in postmenopausal women. To date, studies that have examined a link between HRT and ovarian cancer risk have been small and/or retrospective and... Read more

Lab Management

Two Genes Trigger Severest Form of Ovarian Cancer

2015 30 Jan

Researchers at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine (UNC) have created the first mouse model of ovarian clear cell carcinoma and show how a known drug can repress tumour growth. The research has been published in the journal Nature Communications. The team of UNC genetics led by Terry Magnuson, PhD, the Sarah Graham Kenan Professor and... Read more

IMAGING Management

Pelvic Radiotherapy May Benefit Ovarian Cancer Patients

2014 24 Nov

Researchers from Loyola University Health System (LUHS) have found that pelvic radiotherapy (RT) may help treat a rare form of ovarian cancer that can recur in women after surgery and chemotherapy. The study examined 56 patients with ovarian clear cell adenocarcinoma (CCA), an aggressive form of ovarian cancer that is more likely to be resistant to... Read more


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