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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,...

2014-01-15 08:28:21

Trial Will Compare Investigational Compound's Efficacy and Safety as an Addition to Standard Treatment NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) today announced the initiation of a Phase 3 clinical trial evaluating the safety and efficacy of its investigational compound, veliparib (ABT-888) when added to carboplatin, a chemotherapy, in women with early-stage, triple-negative breast cancer. The three-arm trial will compare the addition of veliparib plus...

2014-01-14 23:27:11

Colleen’s Dream Foundation will host its First Annual Golf Tournament and "Evening of Dream" Gala to benefit ovarian cancer research, according to Nicole Cundiff, Executive Director of Colleen’s Dream Foundation. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 Colleen’s Dream Foundation will host its First Annual Golf Tournament and "Evening of Dreams" Gala to benefit ovarian cancer research, in Scottsdale, Arizona, on February 21 (golf) and February 22 (Gala), 2014,...

2014-01-14 08:29:36

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nektar Therapeutics (NASDAQ:NKTR) announced today that the Independent Data Monitoring Committee (DMC) created to provide safety oversight for the Company's pivotal clinical study for etirinotecan pegol (NKTR-102) has recommended continuation of the BEACON phase 3 trial, based upon the completion of a planned interim efficacy analysis in accordance with the DMC charter. The BEACON trial is evaluating NKTR-102 versus an agent of physician's...

2014-01-13 08:29:57

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cerulean Pharma Inc., a leader in dynamically tumor-targeted nanopharmaceuticals, today announced that CRLX101 has achieved its primary efficacy endpoint in an ongoing single-arm Phase 2 monotherapy clinical trial in relapsed ovarian cancer. The ongoing open label Phase 2 monotherapy trial is being conducted at Massachusetts General Hospital and the affiliated Harvard teaching hospitals under the direction of principal investigator,...

2014-01-13 08:26:50

To Expand Clinical Trial for Advanced Ovarian Clear Cell Carcinoma ROCKVILLE, Md., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EntreMed, Inc. (Nasdaq: ENMD), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company developing therapeutics for the treatment of diseases, announced today that it has moved to expand its Phase 2 clinical trial for its drug candidate ENMD-2076 in advanced ovarian clear cell carcinoma (OCCC) with the submission of a new drug global clinical trial application with China's Food and Drug...

2014-01-11 23:01:48

The US Supreme court ruled recently that the test patent is no longer valid causing pricing for Genetic testing to plummet. Thousand Oaks, CA (PRWEB) January 11, 2014 BRCA gene is currently the most well known breast cancer (and ovarian cancer) gene. Women with a BRCA1 and/or BRCA2 gene mutation are up to eight times more likely to develop breast malignancy than women without. In other words, the lifetime risk for getting breast cancer is up to 85%. If and when cancer happens, it tends...

2014-01-09 23:28:35

High school kicking specialists help Kicking For The Dream raise over $40,000 in its 2013 fundraising effort to help fight ovarian cancer, according to Kicking For The Dream founder NFL kicker Billy Cundiff. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 NFL kicker Billy Cundiff says he is “overwhelmed” by the help he received from high school kicking specialists, as Kicking For The Dream raises $40,981 in its 2013 fundraising effort. "We are overwhelmed by the fundraising efforts of our...

2014-01-09 08:28:41

BEIJING, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Premature ovarian failure (POF) is an illness seen in women under 40 years old who suffer from amenorrhea. Their blood level FSH stays over 40IU/L, with E2 under the level of 100pmol/L and P under the level of 2nmol/L. Symptoms may appear to be similar to the emergence of menopause, such as anxiety, depression, irritability, varying degrees of hot flashes and sweat, vaginal dryness, decreased libido, infertility and so on. POF is a complex...

2014-01-08 16:26:14

FDA Study Aimed at Harnessing Immune System to Fight Tumors Now Available at All Five Hospital Sites CHICAGO, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA), a leading provider of innovative cancer care for patients living with complex and advanced-stage disease, is now enrolling patients in an ovarian cancer vaccine clinical trial at all five of its hospital sites. CTCA Western Regional Medical Center (WRMC) in suburban Phoenix, Arizona and...


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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