Search Tag: ovarian cancer

IMAGING Management


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

Lab Management


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...Read more

Pharmacy Management


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...Read more

IMAGING Management


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...Read more

Executive Health Management


2017 03 Mar

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


2019 27 Sep

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Women's Health


2021 15 Jun

CNN's chief international anchor Christiane Amanpour announced she has ovarian cancer after a four-week absence from her CNN programme while she underwent treatment. The Emmy Award-winning journalist discussed her diagnosis and treatment, and had a strong message for viewers during her CNN International programme "Amanpour," June 14. "Like millions...Read more

IMAGING Management


2022 14 May

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Women's Health


2022 02 Dec

Ovarian cancer has the fifth highest cancer death rate among women, causing more deaths than any other cancer of the female reproductive system(American Cancer Society 2022). Unfortunately, only an approximated 20% of ovarian cancer cases are discovered at an early stage. This may be due to the lack of real screening tests for them, and few symptoms...Read more

Women's Health


2023 09 May

New recommendations from the Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance (OCRA) highlight the potential health benefits for women who have their fallopian tubes removed.   Statistically, ovarian cancer claims an estimated 13,000 lives each year. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists encourage that women with high-risk genetical mutations...Read more

Executive Health Management


2023 14 Aug

Patients undergoing treatment for ovarian cancer often encounter peripheral neuropathy, an adverse effect of chemotherapy that can lead to persistent pain and numbness lasting for months or even years.   A recent Yale study suggests that engaging in aerobic exercise for a period of up to six months can offer relief from this side effect.  ...Read more