Tag: "ovarian" at medical news
Drug that hinders blood vessel growth under study in ovarian cancer
A drug that may help prevent recurrence of ovarian
cancer by inhibiting development of new blood vess... "encouraging responses" in patients with advanced ovarian
cancer in Phase 1 clinical trials, according to Virgil Thompson, president and chief executive offic...
Northwestern Memorial physicians encourage screenings during colon cancer awareness month
...ancer. Women who have a history of endometrial or ovarian
cancer have a greater risk of developing colon cancer and should also be screened." According to the American Cancer Society, more than 60,000 Americans will die this year from colon cancer. In the state of Illinois alone, it is estimated that near...
Non-invasive and invasive breast cancers share the same genetic mutations
...associated with an increased risk of breast and/or ovarian
cancer. The results are part of a fiveyear study o...S at a young age, to have also been diagnosed with ovarian
cancer and to have a first degree family member (mother, sister or daughter) diagnosed with breast c...
New treatment options for some difficult cancers improve survival and quality of life
...spread from the appendix, small bowel and advanced ovarian
cancer. The technique is also useful for tumors... of malignancy. A study of patients with advanced ovarian
cancer showed that it is responsive to a combination of surgery and IPHC. The treatment plan could a...
Another look finds promising proteomics test is not biologically plausible
...hy an experimental test intended to identify early ovarian
cancer from a small sample of blood is unlikely to...t now appears to be the case with the experimental ovarian
cancer test at issue, which was first proposed in 2002 by researchers in the journal, Lancet. That s...
US FDA grants full approval to DOXIL(R) following submission of phase III data
...some injection) for the treatment of patients with ovarian
cancer whose disease has progressed or recurred af...nally received accelerated approval for refractory ovarian
cancer in June 1999. As a result of the full approval, the product label for DOXIL has been updated...
New study finds kelp can reduce level of hormone related to breast cancer risk
...te to their lower rates of breast, endometrial and ovarian
cancers. Scientists have been searching Asian diet...r menstrual cycle lengths to lower risk of breast, ovarian
and endometrial cancers. "If you have longer cycles, you actually have fewer periods over a lifetime...
Inflammatory cells highly promising target in NF 1
...icable to other types of tumors such as breast and ovarian
cancers, because inflammatory cells play an important role in tumor formation in these malignancies." Neurofibromatosis results from mutations in a gene called NF 1. In humans, NF 1 mutations resulting in neurofibromatosis occur in one in 4,000 birth...
Mayo Clinic researchers create 'obedient virus'; First step to use measles virus against cancer
... implanted with two kinds of human cancer cells -- ovarian
cancer and lymphoma -- and is probably still years away from use as a human therapy. But the concept has at last been proved in mice with human cancer tumors -- and that's an essential step toward using this approach to expand and improve human treat...
Olson family donates $1 million to Arizona Cancer Center
...ame of Olson's first wife, Bobbi, who succumbed to ovarian
cancer on Jan. 1, 2001, following a two-and-a-half...to support research for the prevention and cure of ovarian
cancer. "This gift is something the family has been planning for some time," said Olson. "We feel it...
Researchers hope monkeys can provide new insights into depression
...rs found that the depressed monkeys had suppressed ovarian
function, but continued to have menstrual periods.... the possibility that depressed women may have low ovarian
function that goes unnoticed because they still have menstrual periods," said Shively. "If this turn...
Technology that could double the effectiveness of cancer drugs studied at Yale
To identify the best treatment for recurrent ovarian
cancer, researchers at Yale School of Medicine are...rate to existing drugs. In patients with recurrent ovarian
cancer, it is often difficult to select an effective treatment because the tumor develops resistance...
USC researchers find evidence that progesterone signaling influences ovarian cancer risk
Los Angeles, CA, Jan. 4, 2005- A woman's risk of ovarian
cancer rises significantly if she carries either o...rst author, had previously been linked to a higher ovarian
cancer risk as well as a lower breast cancer risk in women who carry it. To see if the PROGINS allel...
Women seeking treatment for even minimal 'male-type' hair growth need endocrine evaluation
...ss of insulin in the bloodstream that up-regulates ovarian
secretion of androgens. Called HAIRAN (hyperandrogenic insulin resistant acanthosis nigricans) syndrome, the disorder increases risk of hirsutism and masculinization. It may be recognized by characteristic thickened patches of dark skin (acanthosis n...
How platelets help cancer invade other tissues
...roles of platelets in the metastasis of breast and ovarian
cancer cells to the bone. They show that platelets act as: (i) a direct source of lysophosphatidic acid (LPA), which promotes tumor cell division; and (ii) indirect activators of bone breakdown. The authors demonstrate in mice that tumor cells encour...
Fred Hutchinson receives $9.7 million to lead early detection consortium
... how blood proteins behave over time in women with ovarian
cancer as compared to healthy women at normal risk and healthy women whose risk is elevated due to inherited mutations in the BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes. This research may help tailor biomarkers to specific risk groups and identify which biomarkers best in...
Study may lead to new means of increasing effectiveness of existing cancer treatments
...School of Medicine discovered that in some breast, ovarian
and colon cancer cells this pathway becomes active through triggering of a receptor on the surface of the cell. So, the cell can stimulate itself, remain in an undifferentiated state and continue to proliferate. Furthermore, they discovered that the ...
Ovarian cancer does have early warning signs, Mayo Clinic and Olmsted Medical Center find
...lyzing symptoms recorded in the medical records of ovarian
cancer patients suggest ovarian
cancer, long considered asymptomatic until late-stage cancer develops, does in fact have early sympt...
Chemoprevention backgrounder: Working for a future of cancer chemoprevention
...etinoic acid and birth control pills on breast and ovarian
tissue in patients who have a strong family history of the disease. Hints that prostate cancer also may respond to a strategy of chemoprevention has lead to the largest cancer prevention study ever undertaken - a study of selenium and vitamin E suppl...
Gastric bypass works for GERD and obesity in patients with prior surgery, says Pitt study
...ease, depression, hypercholesterolemia, polycystic ovarian
syndrome and lower extremity edema. "Despite a morbidity rate of 42.8 percent, this study showed that all patients did well with zero mortality and were satisfied with their condition during the follow-up period, suggesting that the long-term outcom...
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