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New sugar-test to reduce false-positive cancer diagnoses

The world’s most widespread test for ovarian cancer reports false-positives in 94 of 100 diagnosed cases. Now, chemists at the University of Copenhagen working...

NIH study finds regular aspirin use may reduce ovarian cancer risk

Women who take aspirin daily may reduce their risk of ovarian cancer by 20 percent, according to a study by scientists at the National...

Scientists Attack Drug Resistant Ovarian Cancer Cells

Scientists at Rutgers University have developed a targeted drug delivery system that they believe could make ovarian cancer more treatable and increase survival rates...

Common root for breast cancer, heart disease?

Women who are at risk for breast cancer may also be at greater risk for heart disease, new research has found. The majority of women...

Unique genetic marker may improve detection of recurrent ovarian cancer

Ovarian cancer is a major health concern for women and the identification of sensitive biomarkers for early detection and/or monitoring of disease recurrence is of high clinical relevance. New work published in the Dec. 7 issue of the online journal P...

Tiny genetic variation can predict ovarian cancer outcome

Yale Cancer Center researchers have shown that a tiny genetic variation predicts chances of survival and response to treatment for patients with ovarian cancer. The findings, published in the journal Oncogene, provide new insights into the biology of ...

Gynecologist disputes findings

(Phoenix, Arizona October 15, 2010) -- An internationally-recognized gynecologic oncologist at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona is warning that the results from a long-awaited global study of ovarian cancer should be view...

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