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News tagged ‘OvarianCancer’ clear

  • Dr. Andrea Richardson and colleagues have identified a genetic marker that may predict which aggressive "triple negative" breast cancers and certain ovarian cancers will likely respond to platinum-based chemotherapies.

Tags: BreastCancer, Genomics, OvarianCancer, GynecologicCancers

  • Dr. Ursula Matulonis, Medical Director of the Gynecologic Oncology Program at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Margaret Winchester, an ovarian cancer survivor and Dana-Farber patient, joined the FOX 25 Morning News during National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month to talk about ovarian cancer signs, symptoms, and treatments.

Tags: OvarianCancer, GynecologicCancers

  • More than 250 female business and community leaders attended the fourth annual Susan F. Smith Center for Women's Cancers Executive Council, Beyond Boston Luncheon to benefit breast and ovarian cancer research. Speakers included Dr. Ann Partridge, Dr. Eric Winer, and WCVB reporter and cancer survivor, Kelley Tuthill.

Tags: BreastCancer, OvarianCancer, GynecologicCancers

  • Dr. Andrea Myers called new research using fluid from a Pap test to detect ovarian and endometrial cancers an important step in developing an effective screening test for women at high risk for these cancers.

Tags: CervicalCancer, OvarianCancer, Prevention, GynecologicCancers

  • Dr. Ursula Matulonis explained what women should know about getting the best possible care to treat ovarian cancer.

Tags: OvarianCancer, Disparities, GynecologicCancers

  • Dr. Ursula Matulonis said women diagnosed with ovarian cancer should try to get to a place with gynecologic oncologists and nurses who work with these cancers every day.

Tags: OvarianCancer, Disparities, GynecologicCancers

  • In light of a study that found many ovarian cancer patients receive sub-standard care, Dr. Ursula Matulonis explained why ovarian cancer patients should seek out treatment from gynecologic oncologists.

Tags: OvarianCancer, GynecologicCancers

  • Dr. Ursula Matulonis discussed the findings from a study that found that many women with ovarian cancer are receiving sub-standard treatment.

Tags: OvarianCancer, GynecologicCancers

  • Several studies published in Nature have identified 74 new genetic risk factors associated with three major cancers: breast, ovarian, and prostate. Dr. Philip Kantoff said it is unclear what this means for patients clinically, but the hope is that it will lead to more sophisticated screening and treatment strategies.

Tags: BasicResearch, BreastCancer, OvarianCancer, ProstateCancer, Genetics, GynecologicCancers

  • Dr. Joyce Liu presented findings at the AACR annual meeting from a study focused on an experimental vaccine aimed at treating women with ovarian cancer.

Tags: ImmuneSystem, OvarianCancer, GynecologicCancers

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