Genes show differences in ovarian cancer survival
April 13, 2011
Ovarian cancer survival rates are considerably higher for patients who have one type of gene mutation rather than another, according to research presented at the recent annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research.More...
Peptide drug has success in stopping ovarian cancer growth
November 3, 2010
Laboratory tests by UCLA researchers show that a peptide drug intended to treat atherosclerosis had a significant effect in stopping the growth of ovarian cancer cells.More...
Early detection tool for ovarian cancer has promising results
July 31, 2010
A mathematically-based tool for diagnosing early-stage ovarian cancer has shown promising results for postmenopausal women with average risk for the disease, a new study found.More...
Less common cancers not helped by higher vitamin D levels
July 30, 2010
A large study by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and related institutions found that vitamin D does not reduce the risk of less common cancers such as endometrial cancer, esophageal cancer or ovarian cancer.More...