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Women with ovarian cancer gain extra months with addition of drug to standard chemotherapy

Medical researchers are always looking for ways to prevent or cure cancer. Given the complexity of this disease, reaching these milestones has been difficult.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 6 years ago
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Immunotherapy delays recurrence for stage III or IV ovarian cancers

Personalized medicine is getting closer to reality for women with late-stage ovarian cancer.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 6 years ago
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Ovarian cancer treatment set to improve following biomarker discovery

The discovery of a biomarker that predicts the response to chemotherapy in patients with the most malignant form of ovarian cancer will help lead to better treatment options.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 6 years ago
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Mapping of ovarian cancer tumor cell microenvironment highlights key role of T cells

Understanding the chemokine landscape of papillary serous ovarian cancer, the most common form of the disease, is important for the development of new immunotherapy strategies where the goal...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 6 years ago
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Novel therapy to treat patients with hereditary breast cancer and ovarian cancer

EU and US have approved accelerated procedure to market promising new treatment with few side effectsEuropean scientists recently discovered a novel therapy to treat...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 6 years ago
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Anderson Algorithm increases surgical success with advanced ovarian cancer

A surgical algorithm developed and implemented by ovarian cancer specialists at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center dramatically increases the frequency of complete removal of all...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 6 years ago
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'Patchwork' ovarian cancer more deadly

The most common type of ovarian cancer is more deadly if it consists of a patchwork of different groups of cells, according to a Cancer Research UK study published in PLOS Medicine*.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 6 years ago
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Lack of awareness of ovarian cancer symptoms, especially among women at greatest risk

Cancer Australia survey findings released for Teal Ribbon Day, show that 45 per cent of women surveyed were unable to identify any symptom of ovarian cancer, with women at greatest risk, aged...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 6 years ago
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New therapeutic strategy discovered for ovarian cancer

The findings could revolutionize treatment for patients with ovarian clear cell carcinoma, a very difficult to treat subtype of ovarian cancerOvarian cancer is the...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 6 years ago
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Ovarian cancer discovery suggests new treatment strategy

Researchers have discovered a therapeutic target for ovarian clear cell carcinoma, a subtype of ovarian cancer - an aggressive disease with very few effective treatments available.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 6 years ago
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New screening tool could speed development of ovarian cancer drugs

University of Chicago Medicine researchers have built a model system that uses multiple cell types from patients to rapidly test compounds that could block the early steps in ovarian cancer...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 6 years ago
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Gonorrhoea test leading to overdiagnosis

The overuse of a particular test for gonorrhoea in women who are at low risk is resulting in false- positive results and overdiagnosis, and is probably leading to unnecessary treatment...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 6 years ago
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Statins may prevent hysterectomies in women with uterine fibroids

Researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, in collaboration with The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Baylor College of Medicine and the...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 6 years ago
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New biomarker for uterine cancer discovered

Researchers at Uppsala University have, together with researchers from Turku and Bergen, discovered a new biomarker which makes it possible to identify women with uterine cancer who have a...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 6 years ago
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Evidence Points to Fallopian-tube Origins of Ovarian Cancer

Removing just the fallopian tubes and leaving ovaries intact is an experiemtal option that avoids surgical menopause in younger women at risk for ovarian cancer.  
medscape.com
over 6 years ago
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Employed Ob/Gyns Much Happier With Pay Than Self-Employed

However, the pay gap between the groups is small. Overall, the number who would choose obstetrics-gynecology if they could do it all again dropped from 53% to 40% during the last 4 years.  
medscape.com
over 6 years ago
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Cesarean Without Labor Safest for Breech Delivery

A large, population-based study has shown fewer adverse outcomes with cesarean delivery vs either cesarean delivery during labor or vaginal delivery for breech presentation.  
medscape.com
over 6 years ago
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Chronic Heart Failure

I was scheduled to give a tutorial to our clinic's registrars recently and was requested to talk about chronic heart failure. Uh-oh... didn't they realise that internal medicine is NOT my forte?? Unfortunately I couldn't talk them into a gynaecology topic, so CHF it was. But the beauty of teaching is that you always learn…  
foam4gp.com
over 6 years ago
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I did all the right things! - Jan's story

I ate well, exercised, didn't smoke and rarely drank but I got breast cancer. I've also had fibroids and had a hysterectomy to sort them out. But I'm OK  
hysterectomy-association.org.uk
over 6 years ago
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Let's talk about sex and endometriosis

Stream Let's talk about sex and endometriosis by BMJ talk medicine from desktop or your mobile device  
feeds.bmj.com
over 6 years ago