Ovarian Cancer News Feed

Teen diagnosed with ovarian cancer raises awareness of the symptoms
Teen diagnosed with ovarian cancer raises awareness of the symptomsA teenager who undertook intense dieting and exercise after gaining two stone in seven months was later diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Charlie McGregor, from St.Albans, was a slim 9st 7lbs up until he...read more
Source: Daily Mail
Published on Mon, 20 Aug 2018 04:01:00 GMT
I Had My Fallopian Tubes Removed at Age 38 to Lower My Risk of Ovarian Cancer
I Had My Fallopian Tubes Removed at Age 38 to Lower My Risk of Ovarian CancerI’m the oldest of four girls, and my sisters and I had such a close relationship with my mom, Colleen Drury. She was the core of our family. Even after I moved away from my hometown of Phoenix, Arizon...read more
Source: Health
Published on Mon, 20 Aug 2018 07:35:06 GMT
An intelligent knife can tell ovarian cancer and healthy tissue apart. Could it make surgery smarter?
An intelligent knife can tell ovarian cancer and healthy tissue apart. Could it make surgery smarter?Testing the iKnife in the lab. Credit: Cancer Research UK Surgery is a major part of ovarian cancer treatment, but it can be a blunt tool. A big problem for surgeons is knowing what they're cutting. I...read more
Source: Medical Xpress
Published on Fri, 17 Aug 2018 07:15:00 GMT
Novel Combination Shows Early Efficacy in Ovarian Cancer
Novel Combination Shows Early Efficacy in Ovarian CancerRecent data suggested that the antibody-drug conjugate mirvetuximab soravtansine is efficacious and well tolerated in patients with folate receptor alpha (FRα)-positive ovarian cancer. Now, maturing s...read more
Source: OncLive.com
Published on Thu, 16 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Ride for Hope charity ride raises another $30,000 for ovarian cancer awareness
Ride for Hope charity ride raises another $30,000 for ovarian cancer awarenessThe fourth annual Ride for Hope, a 501(c)3 motorcycle ride and celebration, conceived and organized by JuliAnne Scully, owner/operator of JuliAnne's Salon & Spa in Schaumburg, raised $30,000 this year ...read more
Source: Daily Herald
Published on Wed, 15 Aug 2018 19:29:00 GMT
Ovarian cancer screening influenced by unconscious bias, study shows
Ovarian cancer screening influenced by unconscious bias, study showsWhat do shark attack, the lottery and ovarian cancer screening having in common? It turns out our judgments about these things are all influenced by unconscious bias. Humans are prone to overestimatin...read more
Source: News Medical
Published on Fri, 17 Aug 2018 11:09:00 GMT
Ovarian cancer cells hoard iron to fuel growth
Ovarian cancer cells hoard iron to fuel growthCancer cells tend to hoard iron, and researchers at UConn Health have found that iron may be playing a critical role in fueling the cells' growth through increased fatty acid synthesis. Credit: Yeseni...read more
Source: Medical Xpress
Published on Wed, 15 Aug 2018 07:12:00 GMT
Woman diagnosed with stage 4 ovarian cancer won’t let wedding wait
Woman diagnosed with stage 4 ovarian cancer won’t let wedding waitA Wisconsin couple were getting all of the wedding preparations done, but something wasn’t right. Caroline Ward wasn’t feeling well and was feeling pain in her lower abdomen. After going to the hospit...read more
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Published on Thu, 16 Aug 2018 11:42:00 GMT
Survivor of ovarian cancer shares story as a tale of caution, hopes to spread awareness
Survivor of ovarian cancer shares story as a tale of caution, hopes to spread awarenessLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - September is National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. Chances are, this bit of news won’t register in your mind. You might even forget it -- until you hear the story of Step...read more
Source: KTHV
Published on Sun, 19 Aug 2018 14:33:00 GMT
Edward-Elmhurst’s HIPEC offers hope for women with advanced-stage ovarian cancer
Edward-Elmhurst’s HIPEC offers hope for women with advanced-stage ovarian cancerOvarian cancer ranks as the fifth cause of cancer deaths among women, taking the lives of more than 14,000 women per year. If detected before it spreads, survival rates are typically higher than 90 pe...read more
Source: Chicago Tribune
Published on Fri, 10 Aug 2018 06:48:00 GMT
Matulonis Highlights Niraparib, Immunotherapy Data in Ovarian Cancer
Matulonis Highlights Niraparib, Immunotherapy Data in Ovarian CancerNiraparib (Zejula) demonstrated durable antitumor activity in patients with heavily pretreated homologous recombinant deficiency (HRD)-positive ovarian cancer, according to data from the phase II QUAD...read more
Source: OncLive.com
Published on Fri, 17 Aug 2018 12:29:00 GMT
Ride for Hope Ovarian Cancer Awareness Charity Ride Raises another $30,000.
Ride for Hope Ovarian Cancer Awareness Charity Ride Raises another $30,000.The fourth annual Ride for Hope, a 501(c)3 motorcycle ride and celebration, conceived and organized by JuliAnne Scully, owner/operator of JuliAnne's Salon & Spa in Schaumburg, raised $30,000 this year ...read more
Source: Chicago Tribune
Published on Wed, 15 Aug 2018 17:49:00 GMT