Latest ovarian cancer Stories

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...

2014-02-04 23:29:50

NIH Research Shows Women Who Use Talcum Powder on a Weekly Basis May Have an Increased Risk of Developing the Disease BATON ROUGE, LA (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 Simien & Simien is investigating claims for women diagnosed with ovarian cancer after using talcum or baby powder. Women that use talcum powder on a weekly basis on their perineum may have a 33 percent increased risk of developing invasive epithelial ovarian cancer, according to a National Institutes of Health abstract of a...

2014-02-04 23:27:37

Colleen’s Dream Foundation, with the help of San Diego Chargers Kicker Nick Novak and Kicking For The Dream, has granted over $12,000 to UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center to fund ovarian cancer research being conducted by Dr. Christian Barrett, according to Colleen’s Dream Foundation President Billy Cundiff. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 San Diego Chargers kicker Nick Novak, Colleen’s Dream Foundation and Kicking For The Dream, team up to grant over $12,000 to UC San Diego...

2014-02-03 12:29:37

Co-inventors of ATM technology joining company as General Manager of the ATM Program, Scientific Advisory Panel member, respectively SYDNEY, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novogen Limited (ASX: NRT; NASDAQ: NVGN), an oncology drug development company, today announced the appointments of Justine Stehn, PhD and Professor Peter Gunning, PhD to roles within the Company. Dr. Stehn and Professor Gunning are the co-inventors of the anti-tropomyosin (ATM) drug technology platform that Novogen...

2014-01-28 04:20:52

SEATTLE, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cell Therapeutics, Inc. (CTI) (NASDAQ and MTA: CTIC) today announced that the Gynecologic Oncology Group (GOG) informed CTI that it has completed patient enrollment in the GOG-0212 Phase 3 clinical trial of investigational agent paclitaxel poliglumex (Opaxio(TM) ) as maintenance therapy in ovarian cancer. "Although initial treatment is effective in putting this disease in remission, there is a high relapse rate for patients with ovarian cancer and there...

2014-01-22 12:11:01

Genetic counseling delivered over the telephone is as effective as face-to-face counseling, finds the largest randomized study to date comparing the two methods. The multi-center study, led by researchers at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, was reported today in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. The landscape of genetic testing has broadened to include a range of diseases, and demand for testing and counseling has greatly increased because of direct-to-consumer marketing,...

Latest ovarian cancer Reference Libraries

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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