Navigation Links
Abdominal 'Chemo Bath' May Extend Survival in Ovarian Cancer Patients
Date:3/10/2013

By Denise Mann
HealthDay Reporter

SATURDAY, March 9 (HealthDay News) -- Women with advanced ovarian cancer who receive intense chemotherapy directly into their stomach area may live at least one year longer than women who receive standard intravenous chemotherapy, a new study says.

But this survival edge may come at the expense of more side effects.

"The long-term benefits are pretty significant," said study author Dr. Devansu Tewari, director of gynecologic oncology at the Southern California Permanente Medical Group, in Orange County. "There is no study of ovarian cancer treatments that has shown a greater survival advantage."

Intraperitoneal chemotherapy involves bathing the abdominal area with chemotherapy agents. By contrast, intravenous (IV) chemotherapy is delivered throughout the body via the bloodstream. The U.S. National Cancer Institute currently recommends intraperitoneal therapy for women with ovarian cancer who have had successful surgery to remove the tumor.

The 10-year follow-up data from two studies of nearly 900 women with advanced ovarian cancer will be presented Saturday at the annual meeting of the Society of Gynecologic Oncology, in Los Angeles.

In 2013, more than 22,000 American women will be diagnosed with ovarian cancer, and more than 14,000 will die from the disease, according to the U.S. National Cancer Institute. There are no early screening tests for ovarian cancer, which is why it is often diagnosed when the cancer has already spread outside of the ovaries. For this reason, survival rates tend to be very low.

In the new study, women who received the intraperitoneal treatment were 17 percent more likely to survive longer than those who got IV chemotherapy. On average, women in the intraperitoneal group survived for more than five years, while those who received IV chemotherapy survived for about four years, the study found.

But survival benefits aside, int
'/>"/>

Copyright©2012 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. Kids Abdominal Injuries May Not Warrant CT Scan
2. Health2Go, Inc. Manufacturer of Twist 25 DHEA Cream Announces Medical Research Showing DHEA Cream Helps People Lose Weight and Reduce Abdominal Fat
3. Survival Equal in 2 Types of Abdominal Aneurysm Repair: Study
4. Long-term survival after less-invasive repair of abdominal aneurysm same as with open procedure
5. Minimally invasive surgery works well for abdominal aortic aneurysms, Mayo finds
6. Study questions technique to repair ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms
7. Stress during pregnancy leads to abdominal obesity in mice offspring
8. PCB can increase risk of abdominal fat
9. Surgical removal of abdominal fat reduces skin cancer in mice
10. Study examines benefit of follow-up CT when abdominal ultrasound inconclusive
11. Prospective study finds many children with retinoblastoma can safely forego adjuvant chemotherapy
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Abdominal 'Chemo Bath' May Extend Survival in Ovarian Cancer Patients
(Date:12/20/2014)... Recently, VogueQueen.com, a leading wedding dress wholesaler ... Online for 2015. Great discounts are now offered ... consumers can get a discount, up to 80% off, ... before January 30, 2015. , VogueQueen.com has recently released ... prom dress promotion. Many customers worldwide like VogueQueen’s special ...
(Date:12/20/2014)... Angeldress.co.uk, the distinguished wedding dress manufacturer ... dress fans. The company has recently updated its official ... the holiday season, Angeldress Blog has recommended ... , Angeldress.co.uk prides itself in offering a huge selection ... All the company’s outfits are very carefully selected based ...
(Date:12/20/2014)... Atore, Inc, (San Francisco, CA CEO: Masashi ... focused portal on December 17th, 2014. , One ... US and Japan. , MERRY BIRTHDAY SITE : ... , MERRY BIRTHDAY MESSAGE is part of 5 future ... Features, Choose from thousands of stock photos to decorate ...
(Date:12/20/2014)... Recently, AngelWeddingDress.com has introduced its special offer ... coming Christmas. In the promotion, all buyers worldwide can ... have something special for the women who are looking ... our new collections of 2015 dresses have been unveiled ... greatly discounted prices. Visit our website now before they ...
(Date:12/20/2014)... (PRWEB) December 20, 2014 Xarelto ... they suffered uncontrollable bleeding and other serious side ... Eastern District of Louisiana for coordinated pretrial proceedings, Wright ... Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) issued an order Friday to transfer ... pending in 22 federal courts to the Louisiana district ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:VogueQueen Big Sale Online For The Coming 2015 2Health News:Trendy Professional Wedding Apparel Recommended by Angeldress Blog 2Health News:Atore, Inc. Releasing the First Birthday Portal 2Health News:AngelWeddingDress Has Introduced Its Special Offer For The Coming Christmas 2Health News:Xarelto Bleeding Lawsuits Consolidated To Louisiana Federal Court For Multi-District Litigation Reports Wright & Schulte LLC 2Health News:Xarelto Bleeding Lawsuits Consolidated To Louisiana Federal Court For Multi-District Litigation Reports Wright & Schulte LLC 3Health News:Xarelto Bleeding Lawsuits Consolidated To Louisiana Federal Court For Multi-District Litigation Reports Wright & Schulte LLC 4
... to therapeutic applications in humans, researchers say ... neurons derived from reprogrammed adult skin cells successfully ... reduced symptoms of a Parkinson,s disease-like condition in ... the first demonstration that reprogrammed cells can integrate ...
... 7, 2008 , WHEN: Lecture: Thursday, April 10, 2008 from 1:30 ... interviews with spokespeople available before and ... to schedule., WHERE: The University of Texas at Austin ... 2405 Robert Dedman Drive ...
... new study says , , MONDAY, April 7 (HealthDay News) ... drugs, accidental overdoses and unfavorable reactions -- affect about ... study says. , That figure is much higher than ... errors involving hospitalized children -- an issue that generated ...
... 2008 Looking for new,ideas for a Mother,s Day ... Day MiniWeek from May 11 - 15, 2008, Deerfield ... everyone in their,party, and offering complimentary make-up applications prior ... will receive $200 each,towards spa services during their stay., ...
... Stronger than anticipated,revenues for flu vaccines, and the surprising ... cervical cancers, has led to a healthy,$16.3 billion in ... 38%,over 2006 sales of $11.7 billion, according to Vaccines ... a Fast-Changing Industry, a,new market research study and reforecast ...
... April 7, 2008 Forest Laboratories,Inc. (NYSE: ... products, will release its Fiscal 2008 Fourth Quarter,financial ... Tuesday, April 15,2008. Later that day, at 10:00 ... Dr. Lawrence Olanoff, President and Chief Operating Officer ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Reprogrammed Cells Reduce Parkinson's Symptoms 2Health News:Childhood Obesity Expert Dr. William Dietz Featured at the 2nd Annual Michael & Susan Dell Lectureship in Child Health 2Health News:Childhood Obesity Expert Dr. William Dietz Featured at the 2nd Annual Michael & Susan Dell Lectureship in Child Health 3Health News:Childhood Obesity Expert Dr. William Dietz Featured at the 2nd Annual Michael & Susan Dell Lectureship in Child Health 4Health News:Drug Mix-Ups Harm Hospitalized Kids 2Health News:Drug Mix-Ups Harm Hospitalized Kids 3Health News:Mother's Day Gifts from Deerfield Spa Give Moms What They Love Most ... Photographs and Memories 2Health News:Gardasil, Other New Products Spur Strong Vaccine Sales in 2007 2Health News:Forest Laboratories, Inc. Sets Date and Conference Call for Fiscal 2008 Fourth Quarter Earnings 2
(Date:12/19/2014)... 19, 2014  Advanced Medical Isotope Corporation ("AMIC") ... primarily in the development of brachytherapy devices and ... announced that a Life Sciences Discovery Fund (LSDF) ... which AMIC is the commercialization partner.  The award ... the proposal titled "Optimized Injectable Radiogels for High-dose ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... WESTMINSTER, Colo. , Dec. 19, 2014  Monarch ... (f/k/a Cannabis Kinetics Corp.) is pleased to provide this ... for continued growth in 2015. "Over this ... corporate goals and I am extremely proud to say ... diversified position today than it has ever been," stated ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... , Dec. 18, 2014  Sage Analytics ... generation of equipment for the testing of marijuana ... of the new Luminary™ Profiler, the industry,s first ... measurement in a cost-effective, portable unit. ... specific needs of the cannabis industry, the Luminary™ ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Advanced Medical Isotope Corporation Awarded LSDF Grant As Commercialization Partner 2Advanced Medical Isotope Corporation Awarded LSDF Grant As Commercialization Partner 3Monarch America Inc. CEO Reviews Recent Achievements and Provides Outlook for 2015 2Monarch America Inc. CEO Reviews Recent Achievements and Provides Outlook for 2015 3Sage Analytics Develops Breakthrough System for Potency Testing of Cannabis Products 2
... symptom control ... with combination therapy ... published study presents,data demonstrating that patients with Chronic Obstructive ... bronchodilation and symptom control when treated with a,combination of ...
... a Benefit,of Anti-Tumor Necrosis Factor Therapies on Absenteeism Among Employees with ... ... a new analysis of the,Active Ulcerative Colitis Trials (ACT 1 and ... patients with moderately to severely active,ulcerative colitis (UC) receiving REMICADE(R) (infliximab) ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Concomitant Treatment With Nebulized Formoterol Fumarate and Tiotropium Provides Clinically Significant Improvements for COPD Patients 2Concomitant Treatment With Nebulized Formoterol Fumarate and Tiotropium Provides Clinically Significant Improvements for COPD Patients 3Concomitant Treatment With Nebulized Formoterol Fumarate and Tiotropium Provides Clinically Significant Improvements for COPD Patients 4Concomitant Treatment With Nebulized Formoterol Fumarate and Tiotropium Provides Clinically Significant Improvements for COPD Patients 5Concomitant Treatment With Nebulized Formoterol Fumarate and Tiotropium Provides Clinically Significant Improvements for COPD Patients 6Concomitant Treatment With Nebulized Formoterol Fumarate and Tiotropium Provides Clinically Significant Improvements for COPD Patients 7New Analysis Shows Efficacy of REMICADE(R) in Treatment of Ulcerative Colitis in Patients with Recent Disease Onset or Long-Standing Disease 2New Analysis Shows Efficacy of REMICADE(R) in Treatment of Ulcerative Colitis in Patients with Recent Disease Onset or Long-Standing Disease 3New Analysis Shows Efficacy of REMICADE(R) in Treatment of Ulcerative Colitis in Patients with Recent Disease Onset or Long-Standing Disease 4New Analysis Shows Efficacy of REMICADE(R) in Treatment of Ulcerative Colitis in Patients with Recent Disease Onset or Long-Standing Disease 5New Analysis Shows Efficacy of REMICADE(R) in Treatment of Ulcerative Colitis in Patients with Recent Disease Onset or Long-Standing Disease 6New Analysis Shows Efficacy of REMICADE(R) in Treatment of Ulcerative Colitis in Patients with Recent Disease Onset or Long-Standing Disease 7New Analysis Shows Efficacy of REMICADE(R) in Treatment of Ulcerative Colitis in Patients with Recent Disease Onset or Long-Standing Disease 8
... tip is specially rounded, extra ... wound and manipulation in the ... flexible tubing 25cm, ID - ... annular rings start .85mm ...
For administering anesthetic agents into the posterior sub-Tenon's space 20G x 1in (.90 x 25mm)...
... This all digital single plane C-arm angiography ... cardiac imaging performance and an expansive range ... cardiac angiography to ECG triggered. ... Detector technology,State of the art dynamic Flat ...
For diagnostic and operative treatment of hand and wrist bones. The use of this distraction device allows fracture reduction or widening of the space between bones....
Medicine Products: