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ovarian cancer

The malignant crab

Why is genetic mutation commonly associated with breast and ovarian cancer?

07 Jan 2020 12:14 AM

New drug can help advanced ovarian cancer

Drug niraparib benefits women newly diagnosed with advanced ovarian cancer: study.

30 Sep 2019 1:01 PM

Target certain proteins to stop ovarian cancer from spreading

Preventing protein from spreading may help contain ovarian cancer cells.

13 Jul 2019 10:44 AM

Therapeutic punch to destroy ovarian cancer cells

Researchers develop 'one-two punch' to destroy cancerous ovarian cells.

12 Jun 2019 10:03 AM

Actor Nafisa Ali diagnosed with peritoneal and ovarian cancer

Nafisa Ali disclosed the type of the illness a day after she came forward with her stage 3 cancer diagnosis.

19 Nov 2018 1:19 PM


AstraZeneca's Lynparza shown to put brakes on ovarian cancer

Given as a maintenance therapy to reinforce initial chemotherapy, Lynparza halted or reversed tumour growth in 60 percent of patients.

22 Oct 2018 8:54 AM

Using hormonal contraceptives could reduce ovarian cancer risk

Here is what a new study has found.

27 Sep 2018 11:17 AM

Breakthrough for ovarian cancer patients: Half of women in trial respond to new drug

Research, lead by team at Institute of Cancer Research in London and Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, said the findings show 'promise'.

22 Aug 2018 10:25 AM

US court orders Johnson & Johnson to pay USD 4.7 bn in talc cancer lawsuit

The company has been sued by more than 9,000 women, who claim asbestos presence in its talcum powder contributed to their ovarian cancer.

13 Jul 2018 4:16 PM

Breast cancer surgeons don't always order genetic testing for patients

Genetic testing to evaluate for inherited breast and/or ovarian cancer risk is generally categorized as being optional.

04 Jul 2018 8:44 PM


Can diet affect the age you start menopause?

A diet with lots of refined pasta and rice showed that menopause was more likely to occur one and a half years earlier than average.

01 May 2018 2:13 PM

Women with chlamydia at high risk of developing ovarian cancer, new study finds

Ovarian cancer is difficult to detect.

16 Mar 2018 2:06 PM

Some essential tests for women in their 40's

Read on to find out more.

23 Feb 2018 7:32 PM

Leonardo di Caprio, Kate Winslet save woman with terminal cancer

Gemma had decided to not accept drugs that could potentially save her life as it would have terminated her pregnancy.

05 Feb 2018 10:58 AM

A 3-D approach to fighting cancer with cancer

Researchers devised a process that can grow hundreds of cultured cell masses from just a few tumour cells derived from a patient.

09 Nov 2017 11:44 AM


Ovarian cancer starts over 6 years before it turns deadly: Study

Ovarian cancer is the fifth largest cause of cancer deaths in women.

26 Oct 2017 8:27 PM

Almost all ovarian cancers originate in fallopian tubes

Past studies in several cancer types had shown that cancer cells with different origins have different genetic profiles.

17 Oct 2017 8:40 PM

Johnson & Johnson charged with $417 million for causing ovarian cancer

A California jury ruled in favour of a woman who alleged that she developed ovarian cancer after using J&J's baby talcum powder.

22 Aug 2017 12:48 PM