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How to spot ovarian cancer early? Dallas researchers have new hope for tests - Dallas News



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How to spot ovarian cancer early? Dallas researchers have new hope for tests 
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While modern medicine has made great strides in cancer treatment, ovarian cancer remains a stubborn killer. Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas are hoping to help improve the odds. Ovarian is the 10th most common cancer, but ranks ...

 


Higher Levels of Tumor T-cells Predict Better Survival Rates in Certain Ovarian Cancer Patients, Study Finds - Ovarian Cancer News Today



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Higher Levels of Tumor T-cells Predict Better Survival Rates in Certain Ovarian Cancer Patients, Study Finds 
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A similar trend was also observed in patients with endometrioid and mucinous ovarian cancer, but not in patients with clear cell ovarian cancer and low-grade serous ovarian cancer. This was the first study addressing the role of CD8-positive TILs in ...

 


Combination immunotherapy holds promise as improved ovarian cancer treatment - The Hub at Johns Hopkins



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Combination immunotherapy holds promise as improved ovarian cancer treatment 
The Hub at Johns Hopkins
Researchers from the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center have demonstrated that mice with ovarian cancer that were treated with combination immunotherapy?receiving drugs to reactivate dormant genes along with other drugs that activate the immune system ...
Combination strategy could hold promise for ovarian cancer EurekAlert (press release)

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Maintenance Rucaparib Granted Priority Review for Ovarian Cancer - Targeted Oncology



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Maintenance Rucaparib Granted Priority Review for Ovarian Cancer 
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All enrolled patients had received ?2 prior platinum-based therapies, and continued to have platinum-sensitive ovarian cancer (defined as progression in ?6 months on their last platinum-based therapy). Oral rucaparib was administered at 600 mg twice ...

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Birth Control Pills Protect Against Cancer, Too - New York Times



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Birth Control Pills Protect Against Cancer, Too 
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Oral contraceptives appear to reduce the incidence of some less common reproductive cancers, like endometrial cancer and ovarian cancer, which is often detected at an advanced stage, when it is hard to treat. There is some evidence that birth control ...
Study: Hormonal birth control a factor in breast cancer risk MassLive.com
The Pill comes with a small risk of breast cancer: How worried should women be? Luxora Leader

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Researchers advance technique to detect ovarian cancer - Science Daily



Researchers advance technique to detect ovarian cancer 
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Weisman said it should be possible to noninvasively find small ovarian tumors within rodents used for medical research by linking nanotubes to antibody biomarkers and administering the biomarkers intravenously. The biomarkers would accumulate at the ...

 


Expert Discusses Promise of Checkpoint Inhibitors in Ovarian Cancer - OncLive



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Expert Discusses Promise of Checkpoint Inhibitors in Ovarian Cancer 
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What would your advice be on approaching immunotherapy in ovarian cancer with such little data? My advice would unequivocally be to enroll patients in clinical trials. We should not be dabbling around and giving immunotherapy to everyone when we really ...

 


Researchers Are Closer to a Screening Test for Ovarian Cancer - Curetoday.com



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Researchers Are Closer to a Screening Test for Ovarian Cancer 
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This blood test could be a major breakthrough for people who are concerned about ovarian cancer. The two most common tests used now to detect the disease are ultrasounds and a CA-125 ? a protein in the blood that often shows up in high levels in women ...
Dana-Farber Team Developing MicroRNA Liquid Biopsy to Diagnose Ovarian Cancer GenomeWeb

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Decoding the molecular mechanisms of ovarian cancer progression - Science Daily



Decoding the molecular mechanisms of ovarian cancer progression 
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A new study from Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center (SKCC) at Thomas Jefferson University investigator Christine Eischen, PhD, provides new insights into the mechanisms contributing to ovarian cancer. The Eischen group focused on the role of long non-coding ...

 


BRACAnalysis CDx Received FDA Approval for Ovarian Cancer Indication - Market Realist



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BRACAnalysis CDx Received FDA Approval for Ovarian Cancer Indication 
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On December 19, 2014, Myriad Genetics' (MYGN) BRACAnalysis CDx was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (or FDA) as a companion diagnostic test to identify deleterious or suspected deleterious germline BRCA mutations in ovarian cancer ...
Leadership In Hereditary Cancer Testing Will Drive Myriad Genetics' Stock In 2018 Seeking Alpha

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