Tag: "ovarian" at medical news
Hormone therapy offers new hope for ovarian cancer patients
...have shown that hormone therapy can extend life in ovarian
cancer patients, giving women a new alternative to...n supply. But scientists now believe that in those ovarian
cancers which are highly sensitive to oestrogen, this blocking mechanism could slow the growth and s...
Phase II study shows combination improves survival of metastatic melanoma patients
...ferent cancers, such as metastatic lung cancer and ovarian
cancer, Dr. Perez says. Bevacizumab blocks the vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF), a substance naturally produced in the body that stimulates the formation of new blood vessels, a process known as angiogenesis. This process is essential for...
GSK's Pazopanib shows positive results in patients with advanced RCC and ovarian cancer
...anced or metastatic renal cell carcinoma (RCC) and ovarian
cancer. These trials were presented at the 43rd An...lease see safety considerations below. Globally, ovarian
cancer (204,000 cases and 125,000 deaths) is the sixth most common cancer and the seventh most commo...
VEGF Trap shows activity in patients with advanced ovarian cancer
...how activity in patients with recurrent epithelial ovarian
cancer (EOC) who had received three or four prior ...ate a role for this targeted therapy in women with ovarian
cancer who have exhausted all other options. To date, the trial has enrolled 162 patients with adv...
Targeted, oral agent Enzastaurin shows favorable results
...staurin in breast cancer, first-line glioblastoma, ovarian
and pancreatic cancers, as well as other solid tum...f glioblastoma multiforme, a pre-clinical study on ovarian
chemo-resistant cancer cell lines, testing for growth suppression in pancreatic cancer, as well as d...
Possible new breast cancer gene
...accumulate, spawning the development of breast and ovarian
malignancies. "With this current discovery, we h...CA2 mutations, but have a history of breast and/or ovarian
cancer," says Greenberg. "In collaboration with other researchers we are currently looking to see if...
Alternative hormone treatment could help fight against breast cancer
...e pituitary gland and thereby block the signal for ovarian
production of oestrogen, which is known to stimula...cer, but the most important lessons about adjuvant ovarian
suppression will be learnt over the next decade."...
Dealing deadly cancers a knockout punch
...cluding a Phase II melanoma trial and a Phase I/II ovarian
cancer trial. "It is hoped that the trials will clearly show that Reolysin alone or in combination with either radiation or chemotherapy can stop or reverse the growth of advanced cancers without adding harmful side effects," said Dr. Mettinger....
No evidence older women generate new eggs
...rkers of stem cells or of meiotic cell division in ovarian
cells biopsied from 12 women between the ages of 28 and 53. "Despite using the most sensitive methods available, we found no evidence of any egg stem cells in human ovaries, demonstrating that Dr. Tilly's findings in mice do not apply to women," D...
Combined molecular-targeted and hormonal therapies offer promise in treating ovarian cancer
...earch for those seeking an effective treatment for ovarian
cancer, according to a new review in the Internati...confirmed the role of hormone therapy in recurrent ovarian
cancer treatment, especially in patients with low-grade tumors," says review author Dr. Siqing Fu, a...
Topical testosterone cream does not increase sexual drive in female cancer survivors
...ones might be oversimplifying the issue. "Although ovarian
hormones play an important role in the maintenance of sexual health in women, a large body of evolving information about sexual functioning (and dysfunction) suggests that these hormones may be necessary but not sufficient to overcome disorders of de...
$1.5 million awarded for palliative care research
...oneal (IP) chemotherapy for patients with advanced ovarian
cancer to demonstrate how disease focused cancer treatment can be best accomplished in concert with palliative care. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - Sheryl Zimmerman, PhD, professor of social work and senior research scientist and co-...
Diet and lifestyle -- In the cancer fight, eating well is the best revenge
...iindolylmethane (DIM) and genistein for breast and ovarian
cancer: Abstract 4217 Eating such foods as bro...he invasive and metastatic potential of breast and ovarian
cancer cells. They found that diindolylmethane (DIM), a compound resulting from digestion of cruci...
Row over study puts Korea's scientific community under scrutiny again
... research. Dr Kim claims a paper about premature ovarian
failure that he originally published in the Korean Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology in January 2004 was translated and republished in the American journal Fertility and Sterility under a different title and with different authors in December 200...
Women without regular medical care at increased risk of ovarian cancer
In North America, ovarian
cancer is the second most common gynecological can...care provider visited had an effect on the risk of ovarian
cancer. They found that women who did not have an annual medical visit or pelvic examination and who...
Expert centers prove cost-effective in managing ovarian cancer
...ypothetical cohort of patients with advanced-stage ovarian
cancer, performed using decision-analysis modeling...stingly, the medical professional that manages the ovarian
cancer patient impacts the quality of each of those factors. Studies have shown that gynecologic onc...
New project to analyze why Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and insulin resistance are so closely linked
...al cells. The researchers will be looking at how ovarian
cells metabolise glucose in women both with and without PCOS. Professor Stephen Franks said: "PCOS gives rise to a range of symptoms. These may be very distressing not only because of problems with irregular periods and with fertility but also beca...
New study: Pine bark significantly reduces endometriosis
...r hormone treatment, produces side effects such as ovarian
deficiency, osteoporosis and obesity. Our results convey Pycnogenol as an extremely effective natural treatment without dangerous side effects," he said. The study, held at Kanazawa University School of Medicine, Ishokawa, Japan, sampled 58 wome...
Researchers from the University of Navarra analyze new kinds of cancer-fighting antibodies
...being tested in patients with melanoma, kidney and ovarian
cancer because there are more ways of measuring the response of the immune system, but he expects to be able to expand this to include other forms of cancer. Five cancer-fighting agents being tested The first cancer-fighting agent of this kind...
Favorable outcomes from mild invitro fertilization practices
...nt for infertility that entails costly regimes for ovarian
stimulation, serious discomfort to patients, and s...al risks of complications. Strategies with shorter ovarian
stimulation protocolssuch as gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) antagonist cotreatmentand transfe...
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