Ovarian Cancer in the News

The articles featured below include news about, or mention of, ovarian cancer, including ovarian cancer research. There is information about ovarian cancer prevention, diagnosis, treatment, recovery, survival rates and research into various aspects of ovarian cancer.

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New approach to treat ovarian cancer

Laboratory studies of ovarian tumour tissue indicate that reducing HS6STs leads to a reduction in tumour growth. This cancer research study may eventually lead to new and more effective treatments ...

Study finds regular aspirin use may reduce ovarian cancer risk

A recent study suggests that women who take aspirin daily may reduce their risk of ovarian cancer by 20%. Further research is needed before clinical recommendations can be made.

06 Feb '14 | Ovarian Cancer | USA

Results of study re. injectable contraceptive risks

Recent research has revealed information about some statistical links between use of injectable contraceptives and the development of certain types of female cancers. Results suggest that injectabl...

07 Mar '12

Best ovarian cancer imaging technique revealed

Recent research has lead scientists to conclude that a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technique, which measures the movement of water molecules within the tumour, may be the best way to monitor h...

14 Feb '12

New drug targets for inherited breast and ovarian cancers

A protein that is found in bacteria that could reveal new drug targets for inherited breast and ovarian cancers as well as other cancers linked to DNA repair faults according to UK scientists.The r...

08 Sep '11

Ovarian cancer and p53, carboplatin and paclitaxel

Faults in tumour suppressor protein p53 (also known as protein 53 or tumor protein 53) and encoded by the TP53 gene could be used to predict which drug combination ovarian cancer patients are most ...

06 Jun '11 | Ovarian Cancer

Bowel Cancer hope by blocking PINK1

Targeting PINK1 is not currently possible in patients. But developing drugs that can mimic these effects could provide new ways to treat bowel cancer patients who have faulty MLH1 or MSH2 genes.

01 Mar '11

Long-term survival from once-deadly cancers doubles

People diagnosed with breast, bowel and ovarian cancers and non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma are today twice as likely to survive for at least 10 years as those diagnosed in the early 1970s according to new ...

12 Jul '10 | Cancer | UK

Cancer Research UK launches hi-tech research centre at Imperial College, London.

Professor Charles Coombes, head of the Division of Cancer at the College and consultant oncologist at the Trust who will help lead the Centre, said: “We have ambitious plans to develop new cancer t...

23 Jun '10

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