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COXEN Model Chooses Best Drug For Treatment Of Ovarian Cancer
2014-02-19 08:40:31

Garth Sundem - University of Colorado Cancer Center There are three common drugs for advanced ovarian cancer: paclitaxel, cyclophosphamide, and topotecan. Like a shell game, if you pick the right drug a patient is likely to respond. And, unfortunately, picking the wrong drug can lead to treatment failure. As reported in this month’s issue of the journal PLoS ONE, a University of Colorado Cancer Center and University of Virginia study used a sophisticated model of ovarian cancer genetics...

2014-02-18 23:24:32

A new study in ovarian cancer patients appears to back up previous research on the value of Vitamin C in the treatment of mesothelioma and other cancers. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 Surviving Mesothelioma is reporting on new research at the University of Kansas that intravenous Vitamin C produces therapeutic levels of the cancer-fighter in the blood, tissue and interstitial fluid (around cells) and kills ovarian cancer cells. The researchers found that Vitamin C damaged the DNA...

2014-02-17 23:21:07

Scientists find a “modest but clinically significant” link between the diabetes drug and bladder cancer. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 The authors of a new study published in the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology and detailed by Cancer Monthly recommend that doctors who treat diabetes limit their patients’ exposure to the drug piaglitazone (Actos) to reduce their risk of bladder cancer. The research team from Liverpool conducted a search of the medical literature for...

2014-02-14 23:20:53

Researchers say the diabetes drug does not appear to reduce the risk of bladder cancer in patients with type 2 diabetes. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 New research conducted at the University of Pennsylvania’s Abramson Cancer Center and reported by Cancer Monthly finds that patients on the popular type 2 diabetes drug metformin (Glucophage) have about the same risk of getting bladder cancer as patients on another class of drugs called sulfonylureas . Both types of drugs carry a...

2014-02-13 23:27:59

National network of lawyers is accepting claims from consumers over allegations involving links between talcum powder and ovarian cancer. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/chemicalexposure/talcumpowder-lawsuits.html Resource4thePeople announced today that its national team of lawyers is now offering free consultations to consumers seeking information about their legal rights to seek compensation over allegations that talcum powder may have caused...

2014-02-11 08:33:10

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cerulean Pharma Inc., a leader in dynamically tumor-targeted nanopharmaceuticals, today announced that the first patient has been dosed in an open label single-arm Phase 2 clinical trial of its lead candidate, CRLX101, in combination with Avastin (bevacizumab) in patients with relapsed ovarian cancer. The Phase 2 combination therapy trial of this investigational treatment is being conducted at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and...

2014-02-10 23:25:29

Colleen's Dream Foundation President Billy Cundiff presents grant to Dr. Jamie Guenthoer. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 Colleen’s Dream Foundation has granted $10,000 to Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center to fund ovarian cancer research being conducted by Dr. Jamie Guenthoer, according to Colleen’s Dream Foundation President Billy Cundiff. "Dr. Guenthoer is a rising star,” says Cundiff. “She has a real passion for ovarian cancer research. We are thrilled to...

Vitamin C Could Help Cancer Treatment
2014-02-10 04:35:46

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Intravenous vitamin C treatments have been found to enhance the cancer cell-killing abilities of traditional chemotherapy in laboratory mice, according to research published in the February 5th edition of the journal Science Translational Medicine. Furthermore, the study authors recruited 27 patients who had recently been diagnosed with stage 3 or stage 4 ovarian cancer, and found that adding a high dose of the vitamin along with...

2014-02-07 23:20:53

Grammy and Tony Award Nominee, Valisia LeKae, will appear as the Keynote Speaker at the NOCC's 15th Annual Conference, March 6-8, 2014, at the M Resort Spa & Casino, in Las Vegas. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) February 07, 2014 Grammy and Tony Award Nominee, Valisia LeKae, was starring in the Broadway role of a lifetime, playing Diana Ross in "Motown The Musical." Then Valisia was diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer. Now, one of Broadway's brightest lights has joined forces with the...

Endometriosis Analysis Could Help Diagnosis And Treatment
2014-02-06 08:30:55

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Affecting at least 10 percent of women, endometriosis is a disease characterized by endometrial-like tissue found in places other than the lining of the womb, resulting in chronic pelvic pain, infertility and organ dysfunction. Endometriosis is often misdiagnosed, and little is known about how it arises, even though it can cause severe pain and even infertility. In 2009, the Center for Gynepathology Research was launched at MIT by...


Latest ovarian cancer Reference Libraries

Ovaries
2013-03-05 14:55:04

The ovaries are the two reproductive female organs where the eggs are produced. These are parallel to the testes in men. Formation and Orientation Each ovary is the size of an almond and is located on one side of the pelvis before the ureter and internal iliac artery but after the external iliac artery. They are attached to either side of the uterus. They are connected and release eggs to fallopian tubes, though not attached, monthly during the menstrual cycle. They also produce...

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