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'Suicide' Genes Help Slow Ovarian Tumor Growth in Mice

... News) -- Treatment with "suicide" genes slowed ovarian tumor growth in mice and may one day offer a way to treat late-stage ovarian cancer in women, U.S. scientists say. Currently, there is no effective treatment for advanced ovarian cancer that has recurred after surgery and ...

Nanoparticle-delivered 'Suicide' Genes Slowed Ovarian Tumor Growth

... Potential late-stage ovarian cancer therapy; currently none available; ... toxin-encoding DNA selectively expressed in ovarian cancer cells reduced the burden of ovarian tumors in mice, and researchers expect this ...

JNCI news brief: Antibody linked to chemotherapy drug inhibits ovarian cancer in lab

... drug, showed substantial antitumor activity in ovarian cancer cell lines and in mice, according to a ... and colleagues tested the immunoconjugate in ovarian cancer cell lines, where it bound to cells with ... immunoconjugate with potent antitumor activity in ovarian carcinoma. Further preclinical and clinical ...

New Diagnostic Biomarker Test Shows Promise in Monitoring Ovarian Cancer

... CHICAGO, July 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ovarian malignancies are a leading cause of cancer death ... used to more effectively monitor for early-stage ovarian cancer (EOC), improving treatment options for ... with CA125, the current standard for monitoring ovarian cancer, in estimating EOC risk in women ...

Centocor Ortho Biotech Statement on the FDA ODAC Opinion Regarding DOXIL(R) for Treatment of Advanced Breast Cancer

... is indicated for the treatment of patients with ovarian cancer whose disease has progressed or recurred ... of DOXIL In patients with recurrent ovarian cancer or AIDS-related Kaposi's sarcoma, ... doxorubicin HCl In patients with recurrent ovarian cancer, the most common all-grade adverse ...

Centocor Ortho Biotech Statement on the FDA ODAC Opinion Regarding Trabectedin for Relapsed Ovarian Cancer

... profile for the treatment of relapsed ovarian cancer. ovarian cancer is difficult to treat and the disease ... an important role in the treatment of recurrent ovarian cancer. The company remains committed to working ...

Hormone Therapy Increases Odds of Ovarian Cancer

... the recent past have a higher risk of developing ovarian cancer, suggests new research. In a large ... current users had a 38 percent increased risk of ovarian cancer and a 44 percent increased risk of epithelial ovarian cancer, which is cancer that begins on the outer ...

New technique could sustain cancer patients' fertility

... methods to freeze entire ovaries or strips of ovarian tissue and implant them in a woman's body when ... that some cancer cells may hitch hike on the ovarian tissue and result in a new cancer after treatment ... of development. They collected them from the ovarian tissue of 14 cancer patients. During the ...

New technique could save cancer patients' fertility

... 30 days in the laboratory had been plucked from ovarian tissue of cancer patients before they began ... of Health. "By being able to take an immature ovarian follicle and grow it to produce a good quality ... holy grail, which is to get an egg directly from ovarian tissue that can be fertilized for a cancer ...

The Perfect Pair: Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos Team Up to Fight Ovarian Cancer

... QVC Presents Super Saturday Live to benefit the ovarian Cancer Research Fund (OCRF). The couple ... and awareness in support of the fight against ovarian cancer." About QVC QVC, Inc., a ... marks of ER Marks, Inc. About The ovarian Cancer Research Fund ...

News from Cancer

... OUTPERFORMS SYMPTOM ANALYSIS IN DETECTING ovarian CANCER Doctors at the University of Kentucky ... symptom analysis to ultrasound in predicting ovarian cancer. They selected 272 women participating in ... data indicates that while symptoms do identify ovarian malignancies, they are not as accurate as TVS. ...

Acupuncture, Exercise May Ease Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

... from a common endocrine disease called polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). Women with the condition ... -- including testosterone -- and often develop ovarian cysts, irregular menstrual cycles and ... drawn. More information The Polycystic ovarian Syndrome Association has more about PCOS . ...

Early Menstruation Lowers Odds of Surviving Ovarian Cancer

... July 9 (HealthDay News) -- Among women with ovarian cancer, those who had their first menstrual ... data on 410 women, aged 20 to 54, who had ovarian cancer and were enrolled in the Cancer and ... Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. ovarian cancer patients whose age at menarche, or first ...

Cancer Gap Between Whites, Blacks May Be Biological in Part

... medical treatment, black Americans with breast, ovarian and prostate cancer tend to die earlier than ... of race. But this is not the case for breast, ovarian and prostate cancers," study author Dr. Kathy ... races, ranging from a 61 percent higher risk for ovarian cancer patients to a 21 percent higher risk for ...

Cancer survivors at greater risk of birth complications; special monitoring needed

... and some chemotherapy treatments are toxic to the ovarian follicles," said Dr. Lie Fong, "and, in an earlier study, we had already found that ovarian reserve is smaller in adult survivors of childhood cancer than in age-matched controls." The ovarian reserve, or capacity of the ovary to provide eggs ...

Reduced ovarian reserve associated with increased risk of trisomic pregnancy

... they are older or for some other reason such as ovarian surgery, may be more at risk of a trisomic pregnancy than women with an ovarian reserve within the normal, fertile range. ... at increased risk of trisomic pregnancy if their ovarian reserve is reduced, either because of treatment ...

New Cancer Drug Fights Tumors in Those With BRCA Mutations

... well in an early clinical trial against breast, ovarian and prostate cancers in individuals who were ... are susceptible to developing breast and ovarian cancer, and among men these mutations are related ... BRCA mutations the drug shrunk tumors in breast, ovarian and prostate cancer. "Olaparib has few of the ...

Ovarian Cancer Breakthrough Heralds New Era of Treatment

... have zeroed in on the cause of a deadly type of ovarian cancer, a finding that could lead to successful ... cell tumor, a rare and often untreatable form of ovarian cancer that affects about 5 percent of ovarian cancer patients, according to a study that ...

Gene Network Sciences Announces Cancer Collaboration with University of Connecticut Health Center's Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center

... Cancer Center, and Neyarapally identified ovarian cancer as an initial area of focus. Runowicz and ... preparing a scientific publication regarding ovarian cancer treatment and the use of computational ... also in the process of assembling a consortium in ovarian cancer with additional cancer centers that have ...

Access Pharmaceuticals Provides Update on ProLindac(TM) Phase 2 Ovarian Cancer Trial and Clinical Development Plan

... (TM) in late-stage, heavily pretreated ovarian cancer patients. In this study, 66% of patients ... ProLindac as a monotherapy treatment for advanced ovarian cancer, to provide data on the monotherapy ... Ca-125, the established specific serum marker for ovarian cancer, were also observed in several patients. ...

Telik Presents Results at ASCO From ASSIST-5 Trial of TELCYTA in Platinum Refractory and Resistant Ovarian Cancer

... therapy in platinum refractory or resistant ovarian cancer. Study Design : Patients with platinum refractory or resistant ovarian cancer (platinum refractory, primary platinum ... well-balanced for patient demographics and key ovarian cancer disease characteristics, including age, ...

New Insights, Inroads Against Breast, Ovarian Cancers

... Once-promising ovarian cancer test loses luster, but new breast tumor ... found that use of the CA125 biomarker to track ovarian cancer did not help guide treatment decisions for women. ovarian cancer remains one of the most deadly ...

Sunesis Announces New Data on Voreloxin for Acute Myeloid Leukemia and Ovarian Cancer Will Be Presented at ASCO

... myeloid leukemia (AML) and platinum-resistant ovarian cancer and its Phase 1b/2 clinical trial in ... in women with platinum-resistant ovarian cancer." Location: Level 2, West ... Phase 2 single-agent trial in platinum-resistant ovarian cancer. About Acute Myeloid Leukemia ...

The Diagnosis Every Woman Dreads - Ovarian Cancer

... the statistics. So when she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer, she knew her prognosis was bleak. ... in Mexico offering effective new treatments for ovarian cancer. According to TMD Unlimited, a medical ... an ultrasound and told her he suspected she had ovarian cancer and referred her to an oncologist. ...

Courageous Cancer Survivors Honored at Intergraph(R) Garden of Hope

... The spring 2009 Garden of Hope honors one ovarian and two prostate cancer survivors, all of whom ... Wallis, whose fight with the "silent killer" ovarian cancer further reinforced her faith. "The ... 2008, Nancy Wallis was diagnosed with Stage 3 ovarian cancer, known as the "silent killer" of women ...

Video: Liberate The Breast Cancer Genes

... to determine whether she's also at risk for ovarian cancer and should have her ovaries removed. But ... patents on the genes associated with breast and ovarian cancer and no one else can offer this kind of ... mutation, there's a huge chance I'll end up with ovarian cancer in the immediate future. I need to have ...

ACLU Challenges Patents on Breast Cancer Genes

... on two human genes associated with breast and ovarian cancer stifle research that could lead to cures ... for most cases of hereditary breast and ovarian cancers. The lawsuit argues that the patents on ... Many women with a history of breast and ovarian cancer in their families opt to undergo genetic ...

Video: Research in Women's Cancers Leading the Personalized Medicine Revolution

... Dr. Johnathan Lancaster, an internationally known ovarian cancer researcher, is Director of The Center for ... Facts about women's cancers: ovarian cancer remains very difficult to detect, and has ... effective ways to assess your risk for breast and ovarian cancer Personalized cancer ...

Sunesis Reports Financial Results for the First Quarter 2009

... voreloxin in women with platinum-resistant ovarian cancer. In lieu of a conference call today, ... of voreloxin in women with platinum-resistant ovarian cancer." Location: Level 2, West Hall C ... Phase 2 single-agent trial in platinum-resistant ovarian cancer. About Acute Myeloid Leukemia ...

Women's Gynecological Exams: Another Victim of the Troubled Economy?

... New Survey From National ovarian Cancer Coalition Says Gynecologic Health Exams ... At Mother's Day, a new survey from the National ovarian Cancer Coalition (NOCC), www.ovarian.org , ... surveyed 1,000 Americans on their awareness of ovarian cancer, a leading gynecologic ....

Gene Studies Reveal Cancer's Secrets

... Key alterations hold clues to blood, bladder and ovarian malignancies, researchers say,, ... processing pathway may predict a woman's risk for ovarian cancer. "Ovarian cancer is the fifth leading ... of the major risk factors is a family history of ovarian cancer, indicating that a genetic component ...

Chemo Combo Shows Promise Against Ovarian Cancer

... two-drug chemotherapy regimen for treating ovarian cancer boosted the effectiveness of the drugs in ... with carboplatin and paclitaxel, to four types of ovarian cancer cells. In some types of ovarian cancers, a pathway called SRC is involved in the ...

Addition of dasatinib to standard chemo cocktail may enhance effect in certain ovarian cancers

... drugs appears to enhance the response of certain ovarian cancers to treatment, according to a pre-clinical ... in certain types of cancers, including some ovarian cancers," said Deanna Teoh, M.D., a fellow in ... based on gene expression pathways in select ovarian cancers," she said. The results of the study ...

Yale Plans Closer Look at Exercise and Cancer

... chart recovery of active women with breast or ovarian disease MONDAY, April 6 (HealthDay ... for two studies into whether exercise affects ovarian and breast cancer recovery. The U.S. National ... after patients complete treatment for breast or ovarian cancer -- or any cancer, for that matter -- few ...

Video: New First Response(R) Fertility Test Helps Women Answer the Question: Am I Able to Get Pregnant?

... stimulating hormone (FSH) levels to evaluate ovarian reserve - egg quantity and quality. Low ovarian reserve is one of the leading factors of ... to be above normal, this may indicate that her ovarian reserve is low and may be interfering with her ...

Ovarian cancer screening not catching early disease

... Ala. The only available screening tests for ovarian cancer fail to catch early signs of the disease ... the combo screening caught 70 percent of the ovarian cancers in their late stages, when effective ... search has intensified for a better way to detect ovarian cancer, often called the "silent killer," said ...

Some radiation therapy treatments can decrease fertility

... Radiation therapy to the pelvic region can cause ovarian failure or result in damage that makes the uterus ... among female patients and the effectiveness of ovarian transposition, or moving the ovaries out of the ... determined that women who received low doses of ovarian radiation can suffer early menopause. ...

Eli Y. Adashi, MD, MS, FACOG, Joins Inverness Medical Innovations' Board of Directors

... and former leader of the multidisciplinary ovarian Cancer Program of the NCI-designated Huntsman ... book chapters/reviews, and 13 books focusing on ovarian biology, ovarian cancer and reproductive health. By ...

Catching Ovarian Cancer Early May Miss Aggressive Tumors

... TUESDAY, March 24 (HealthDay News) -- Early-stage ovarian cancers may be slower growing and less likely to ... finding calls into question the effectiveness of ovarian cancer screening, the study authors say. "Our study showed that the ovarian cancers currently detected at an early stage have ...

Ovarian cancers detected early may be less aggressive, questioning effectiveness of screening

... DURHAM, N.C. -- The biology of ovarian cancers discovered at an early stage may render ... for the question of whether screening for ovarian cancer could save lives. "Our study showed that the ovarian cancers currently detected at an early stage have ...
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