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2014-04-23 23:10:18

According to a new Korean study, a new method of diagnosing bladder cancer could “augment or replace” current approaches. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Cancer researchers in Korea say they have developed a simpler and less invasive way to diagnose bladder cancer from a urine sample. Details of the new study have just been posted on the Cancer Monthly website. Click here to learn more. Scientists with the Natural Product Research Institute at Seoul National University have...

2014-04-20 23:01:14

A federal jury’s decision to award billions of dollars in damages to a bladder cancer patient who took Actos could mean that others in the same situation may also have a right to seek compensation. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) April 20, 2014 Last week, the Osaka, Japan-based company that produces the diabetes drug Actos and their American marketing partner Eli Lilly were ordered to pay more than $9 billion because Takeda allegedly concealed cancer risks associated with its Actos diabetes drug....

2014-04-17 23:08:10

In the wake of a federal jury’s decision to award $9 billion to a man who developed bladder cancer after using the diabetes drug Actos, Cancer Monthly says patients who took Actos should recognize the symptoms of bladder cancer and protect their rights if they are diagnosed. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Cancer information site Cancer Monthly is advising Actos users to be aware of the symptoms of bladder cancer after a jury in the U.S. District Court for Western Louisiana concluded...

2014-04-17 08:28:08

Company also announces designation of Orphan Drug Status by FDA for VTX-2337 in Ovarian Cancer SEATTLE, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VentiRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that enrollment has been completed in GOG-3003 (NCT01666444), a randomized, placebo-controlled Phase 2 trial of VTX-2337 in combination with Pegylated Liposomal Doxorubicin (PLD) in patients with recurrent or persistent epithelial ovarian, fallopian tube or primary peritoneal cancer who have failed prior...

2014-04-15 08:29:16

Trial Will Evaluate Investigational Compound's Efficacy and Safety as an Addition to Standard Chemotherapy in Previously-Untreated Patients NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) announced the initiation of a global Phase III clinical trial evaluating the safety and efficacy of its investigational compound, veliparib (ABT-888), in patients with previously untreated locally advanced or metastatic squamous non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). The trial...

2014-04-14 23:08:01

A recent published review of the link between Actos and bladder cancer suggests that a federal jury’s judgment against the drug’s manufacturer is justified. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Earlier this week, a jury awarded $9 billion in punitive damages to a man who says he got bladder cancer from taking the diabetes drug Actos. (Terrence Allen, et al. v. Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc., et al, No. 6:12-cv-00064) According to cancer information site Cancer Monthly,...

2014-04-09 23:25:06

Biochemical testing suggests a pair of proteins can find and monitor bladder cancer better than standard techniques. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 A team of Egyptian biochemists say angiogenin and clusterin – two proteins vital to certain cellular processes – could make bladder cancer diagnosis more accurate and treatments more effective. Click here to read details on the study which has just been posted on the Cancer Monthly website. Researchers with the Faculty of...

2014-04-09 10:50:26

By incapacitating the activities of a protein that guides other proteins to fold into a stable shapes, Fox Chase Cancer Center researchers shut off the spigot for two proteases that help ovarian cancer cells chew their way out of the tissue they grow in and dig in at new locations. Building on earlier work that showed that inhibition of heat shock proteins—the protein origami helpers—limited metastases in ovarian cancer in mice, Shane W. O'Brien, MS, Scientific Assistant at Fox Chase...

2014-04-08 12:31:44

Metronomic algorithms for targeted therapy to improve value of response and "failed drugs" for "resistant women's cancers" NEW YORK, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The following will be presented this week at the annual meeting of the American Association of Cancer Research, San Diego. Dr Howard Bruckner will present accumulating evidence describing a novel successful treatment for patients with resistant ovarian cancer. Low dose chemotherapy as cores, selected drug combinations,...

Endometriosis
2014-04-05 07:00:48

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Endometriosis is a chronic inflammatory disease that affects more than 176 million women and girls worldwide, according to the Endometriosis Foundation of America. Despite being one of the most common gynecological disorders, there is no definitive consensus on the cause of endometriosis. To add insult to injury, some women who have endometriosis are also predisposed to ovarian cancer. A new study from the University of Pittsburgh...


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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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