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New method could detect early ovarian cancer from urine samples

Written by | 15 Feb 2024

New research by Joseph Reiner and colleagues at Virginia Commonwealth University shows promise for a urine-based test for ovarian cancer. Reiner will present their research at the 68th Biophysical… read more.

Experimental ovarian cancer diagnostic could lead to new precision oncology approach

Written by | 9 Aug 2023

Despite advances in surgery and chemotherapy, survival of people with certain types of ovarian cancer has not significantly changed in decades. That has meant that some ovarian cancer… read more.

New immunotherapy holds promise for ovarian cancer

Written by | 8 Feb 2023

CAR T-cell therapy, a certain kind of cancer treatment in which the immune system’s T cells are programmed to attack tumour cells, is effective in mice with ovarian… read more.

Positive results from phase III PRIME study of Zejula at Society of Gynecologic Oncology Meeting – Zai Lab + GSK

Written by | 7 Jul 2022

Zai Lab Limited presented data from the Phase III PRIME study of Zejula (niraparib) as maintenance therapy at the Society of Gynecologic Oncology annual meeting . Zejula demonstrated… read more.

How ovarian cancer defies immunotherapy

Written by | 12 Apr 2022

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health, with collaborators at La Jolla Institute for Immunology and… read more.

Researchers use ultrasound to predict ovarian cancer

Written by | 25 Mar 2022

The appearance of ovarian lesions on ultrasound is an effective predictor of cancer risk that can help women avoid unnecessary surgery, according to a new study published in… read more.

Endometriosis and ovarian cancer genetically tied

Written by | 17 Mar 2022

University of Queensland researchers have demonstrated a genetic link between endometriosis and ovarian cancer subtypes enabling them to identify potential drug targets for therapy and increasing the understanding… read more.

Diagnosis and self-help for ovarian cancer

Written by | 17 Mar 2022

It is a complete myth that ovarian cancer is a silent killer – even early-stage disease causes symptoms and knowing what they are is key to early treatment,… read more.

Ovarian cancer – facts and symptoms

Written by | 16 Mar 2022

Two thirds of UK women with ovarian cancer are diagnosed late when the cancer has spread and is difficult to treat.  IMI spoke to Dr Sharon Tate, Head… read more.

Women dying of ‘ignorance’ as ovarian cancer crisis continues

Written by | 8 Mar 2022

March is ovarian cancer awareness month and 8th March is international women’s day – a good day to call for greater awareness, early diagnosis and prompt treatment of… read more.

Ovarian cancer in a nutshell

Written by | 1 Mar 2022

No fewer than 11 women die of ovarian cancer every day in the UK, equivalent to more than 4000 per annum.1 About 7,500 women are diagnosed with ovarian… read more.

New treatment emerges for difficult-to-treat form of ovarian cancer

Written by | 9 Feb 2022

Trametinib, a drug treatment for skin and lung cancers, appears to slow the progression of low-grade serous cancer of the ovary and to increase the number of patients… read more.

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