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News tagged ‘OvarianCancer’ clear

  • Dr. Ursula Matulonis commented on early detection of ovarian cancer, which will be a topic of focus at the upcoming Susan F. Smith Center for Women’s Cancers Executive Council Luncheon.

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  • A study led by Sharon Bober, PhD, showed a half-day educational program can help women, having ovary-removing surgery as a cancer prevention measure, deal with sexual or psychological side effects.

     

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  • Dr. Alexi Wright’s research on the use of hospice in the final days of ovarian cancer has been published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. 

Tags: EndOfLife, OvarianCancer

  • Dr. Alexi Wright led a study that found increasing the use of hospice in the final days of ovarian cancer does not offset intensive end-of-life care in older women.

     

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  • Dr. Suzanne George commented on a study showing that undetected tumors in women having hysterectomies are more common than many experts had thought, a conclusion that is fueling calls to limit or eliminate a particular hysterectomy procedure.

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  • Dr. Joyce Liu commented on the Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee vote to delay approval of the PARP inhibitor olaparib.

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  • Dr. Joyce Liu led a study showing a combination of two new pills may nearly double the length of survival for patients with recurrent ovarian cancer

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  • Dr. Alexi Wright reports on a new study suggesting that being overweight increases a woman's risk of ovarian cancer.

Tags: OvarianCancer, PatientEducation

  • Dr. Ursula Matulonis has received a $900,000 grant from the Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation to test new combinations of targeted drugs against the disease. 

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  • Dr. Ursula Matulonis commented on a study that found women with BRCA-1 mutations can reduce their risk of breast and ovarian cancer if they get their ovaries removed by age 35.

Tags: BreastCancer, OvarianCancer, Genetics

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