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2014-06-03 23:09:20

Inhibiting enzymes that cause changes in gene expression could decrease chemotherapy resistance in ovarian cancer patients, researchers at Georgia State University and the University of Georgia say. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Inhibiting enzymes that cause changes in gene expression could decrease chemotherapy resistance in ovarian cancer patients, researchers at Georgia State University and the University of Georgia say. Dr. Susanna Greer, associate professor of biology, and...

2014-06-03 12:27:34

Institute of Cancer Research Around a quarter of smokers who carry a defect in the BRCA2 gene will develop lung cancer at some point in their lifetime, a large-scale, international study reveals. Scientists announce a previously unknown link between lung cancer and a particular BRCA2 defect, occurring in around 2 per cent of the population, in research published in Nature Genetics today (Sunday). The defect in BRCA2 - best known for its role in breast cancer - increases the risk of...

2014-06-03 11:48:40

University of Colorado Denver At the 50th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO), University of Colorado Cancer Center researchers reported results of a Phase I trial of OMP-54F28 (FZD8-Fc), an investigational drug candidate discovered by OncoMed Pharmaceuticals targeting cancer stem cells (CSCs). The drug was generally well tolerated, and several of the 26 patients with advanced solid tumors experienced stable disease for greater than six months. Three trials...

2014-06-03 08:31:33

ROCKVILLE, Md., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EntreMed, Inc. (Nasdaq: ENMD), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company developing therapeutics for the treatment of cancer and other diseases, announced today that Franklin C. Salisbury, Jr. has joined the Company's Board of Directors. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20010620/ENMDLOGO Since 1998, Mr. Salisbury has served as president of the National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR), an organization that supports healthcare...

2014-06-02 23:08:13

Ovarian Cyst Miracle is a new treatment method created by Carol Foster that claims to help women reduce PCOS symptoms naturally and quickly. A complete review on the site hynguyenblog.com shows whether this method is safe or not. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 Ovarian Cyst Miracle book is the latest e-book for ovarian cysts sufferers that wish to know how to get rid of all types of ovarian cysts such as follicular cysts, cyst adenoma, corpus luteum cysts, and hemorrhagic cysts. In...

2014-06-02 16:25:16

Cancers characterized by DICER1 genetic defect are advancing new approach to cancer treatments, cures MINNEAPOLIS, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recent findings by researchers from the International Pleuropulmonary Blastoma (PPB) Registry and International Ovarian and Testicular Stromal (OTST) Tumor Registry, both based at Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, have advanced the potential for early diagnosis and proactive treatment of children in families affected by...

2014-06-02 08:30:18

SEATTLE, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Oncothyreon Inc. (NASDAQ: ONTY) today announced the presentation of data from a Phase 1 trial of ONT-10, an antigen-specific immunotherapy targeting MUC1, at the American Association of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 2014 Annual Meeting in Chicago. The data demonstrated that ONT-10 was well tolerated in this trial, resulted in a humoral immune response in the majority of patients and led to encouraging disease control in advanced stage patients with...

2014-06-01 12:20:16

Diagnostic insights into gene mutations in solid tumor cancers will aid therapy selection and prognosis for patients and advance research NEW YORK and MADISON, N.J., June 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, the world's oldest and largest private cancer center, and Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic information services, today announced a joint collaboration that will utilize MSK's clinical and research insights into...

2014-05-31 08:20:38

Clinical Studies in Gynecologic Cancers Confirm the Unique Clinical Utility of Caris Molecular Intelligence(TM) CHICAGO, May 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Caris Life Sciences®, a leading biosciences company focused on fulfilling the promise of precision medicine, announced today the presentation of clinical data from studies demonstrating the potential utility of comprehensive molecular profiling in guiding treatment of patients with gynecologic malignancies, including breast cancers and ovarian...

2014-05-29 23:14:13

Colleen’s Dream Foundation has gifted $10,000 to Hollings Cancer Center at the Medical University of South Carolina to fund ovarian cancer research being conducted by Dr. Hiu Wing Cheung, according to Colleen’s Dream Foundation President Billy Cundiff. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Colleen’s Dream Foundation has gifted $10,000 to Hollings Cancer Center at the Medical University of South Carolina to fund ovarian cancer research being conducted by Dr. Hiu Wing Cheung, according to...


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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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