Ovarian Cancer

Scientists discover a mechanism of drug resistance in breast and ovarian cancer

A new study helps explain why certain cancers don't respond to treatment, and offers hope for overcoming this deadly resistance.

Cancer

Cancer patient Kathy Wolf dies

FRANKLIN COUNTY, N.C. – There’s a sad update to a story we first brought you a few weeks ago.<p>Kathy Wolf, the terminally ill woman who got a personal …

Cancer

Personalized cancer vaccine effectively mobilizes antitumor T cell immunity in ovarian cancer

The personalized touch in cancer vaccination<p>Transfer of autologous dendritic cells (DCs) has been investigated as a method of boosting T cell …

Cancer

The big picture: Johnson & Johnson's $4.69 billion talcum powder lawsuit

Johnson & Johnson has been ordered to pay $4.69 billion to 22 women who argued that using the powder contributed to their ovarian cancer, reports …

Cancer

Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $4.7bn over talc cancer claims

Johnson & Johnson has been ordered to pay nearly $4.7bn (£3.58bn) in damages to 22 women who claim the company’s talcum powder contributed to them developing ovarian cancer.<p>Mark Lanier, the lead counsel for the women, six of whom have died from ovarian cancer, said Johnson & Johnson had covered up …

Business

Dr. Marc explains how we can all help ‘OutRun’ ovarian cancer

CLEVELAND, Oh -- With all the advances made in cancer research in recent years, it's still hard to believe that doctors have <b>no</b> reliable way to screen …

Cancer

Johnson & Johnson Hit by $4.7 Billion Jury Verdict in Ovarian Cancer Case

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) was ordered on Thursday by a jury in Missouri to pay $4.69 billion in damages to 22 women who claimed the company's baby …

Investing

This 30-Year-Old Model Documents Some of Her Most Difficult Moments in the Hospital After Learning Her Ovarian Cancer Returned

From surgical scars to chemo side effects, Elly Mayday is sharing her story.<p>When Elly Mayday was diagnosed with ovarian cancer five years ago at age …

Cancer

Major Study: No Connection Between Fertility Treatment and Cancer

4 hours ago<p>Very good medical news at a time when more and more women in their forties are attempting to have children, due to delaying childbirth due …

Cancer

Grand View Research, Inc.

SAN FRANCISCO, July 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --<p>The global <b>ovarian cancer drugs market</b> size is expected to be valued at USD 4.5 billion by 2022, as per a new report by Grand View Research, Inc., expanding at a CAGR of 23.7% during the forecast period. The growth of the market is largely driven by …

Cancer

Mom with Ovarian Cancer Needs Help - Please Support Jeanne Ostrowski & Family - Oak Forest, IL Patch

May is the month to really celebrate Mothers. I am posting this announcement as a call for help for my dear sister, <b>Jeanne Ostrowski</b>. Jeanne is a …

Cancer

Sonali Bendre finds her inspiration in cancer survivor Manisha Koirala

Cancer

Infertility, Not Fertility Drugs, Linked to Raised Risk of Ovarian Cancer

FRIDAY, July 6, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Fertility drugs do not increase a woman's risk of ovarian cancer, a new study suggests.<p>It did find that …

Cancer

Women's Wellness: Bold paths in the fight against women's cancers

Women's Cancer Program of the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center: Conducts research to advance understanding & treatment strategies for breast cancer, ovarian …

Cancer

ASCO 2018: Dr. Westin Sheds Light on PARP Inhibitor Abstracts in Ovarian Cancer

Breast Cancer<p>Multiple Myeloma<p>Lung Cancer<p>Immuno-Oncology News<p>Gynecologic Oncology<p>Gastrointestinal Cancer<p>Colorectal Cancer<p>Ovarian Cancer<p>Prostate …

Cancer

Invion shares are flying after its tech shows potential to wipe out ovarian cancer cells

Biotech Invion was flying this morning after telling investors the first tests of its Photosoft cancer fighting technology reveal the technique has …

Cancer Cells

Genetic screening can inform women of their breast and ovarian cancer risks

One of the most unsettling aspects of cancer is the unknown.<p>There is the unknown of what is in store for you if you receive a diagnosis of cancer. But on a larger scale, we all live with the uncertainty of whether we’re going to develop cancer in our lifetimes.<p>That is why I view the diagnosis of …

Cancer

Singer Tim McGraw surprises cancer patient

FRANKLIN COUNTY-- Kathy Wolf suffers from stage four ovarian cancer but has reason to smile.<p><b>Wolf has been battling the terminal illness since 2015</b>• <b><br>She</b> …

Country Music

Large population study fails to find causal link between assisted reproduction and ovarian cancer

But female infertility, rather than ovarian stimulation, is associated with an increased risk<p>Barcelona, 3 July 2018: Following concerns over many …

Cancer

IVF does not boost a woman’s risk of ovarian cancer, study reveals

IVF and other assisted reproduction treatments do NOT increase a woman’s risk of ovarian cancer, reveals two decade-long study<p><b>Evidence has mounted</b> …

Health (UK)

Please Support Jeanne Ostrowski fighting Ovarian Cancer in her 30th week of chemotherapy! - Oak Forest, IL Patch

Jeanne is an Oak Forest resident, a St. Damian Parishioner, a McAuley HS alumnus, her kids may go to school with yours. Jeanne is one of us, this …

Cancer

Please Support Jeanne Ostrowski fighting Ovarian Cancer in her 30th week of chemotherapy! - Palos, IL Patch

Jeanne is an Oak Forest resident, a St. Damian Parishioner, a McAuley HS alumnus, her kids may go to school with yours. Jeanne is one of us, this …

Cancer

Off/on switch for DNA repair protein

Damage to DNA is a daily occurrence but one that human cells have evolved to manage. Now researchers have determined how one DNA repair protein gets …

Mayo Clinic

Johnson & Johnson Owes $4.69 Billion In Another Ovarian Cancer Case

Yesterday, Johnson & Johnson was ordered to pay $4.69 billion to 22 women who said using the company's talcum powder for feminine hygiene caused …

Cancer

CAR-T immunotherapies may have a new player

Emerging CAR-T immunotherapies leverage modified versions of patient's T-cells to target and kill cancer cells. In a new study, researchers report …

University of California

AstraZeneca’s PARP Drug Is First to Help New Ovarian Cancer Patients

Over the past few years, a new class of drugs known as “PARP” inhibitors has begun to change how ovarian cancer is treated. Data released by …

Cancer

AstraZeneca, Merck eye $1 billion boost from cancer drug success

LONDON (Reuters) - AstraZeneca’s (AZN.L) oncology business received a boost on Wednesday as results of a clinical trial showed its drug Lynparza helped women with ovarian cancer live longer without their disease worsening when given as a first-line treatment.<p>FILE PHOTO: A man walks past a sign at …

Cancer

Mississippi State softball player Alex Wilcox dies of ovarian cancer

Alex Wilcox, a Mississippi State softball player whose fight with ovarian cancer put a spotlight on the shy teenager, died Monday night. She was 18.<p>Wilcox was diagnosed with ovarian cancer before her junior season at Brantley (Ala.) High School in 2016, almost a year before she signed with …

Cancer

What to do if you have a family history of ovarian cancer

I found the June 19 Health & Science Perspective about current ovarian cancer treatments, “Ovarian cancer: Keep calm. Get married. Hope,” particularly relevant because my mother died of ovarian cancer in 1970. Clearly, great strides have been made since then.<p>The article said it is unacceptable …

Cancer

Is Baby Powder Safe?

Baby powders are a type of cosmetic or hygienic powder made from:<p>a clay mineral called talc<br>• cornstarch<br>• arrowroot or other powders<p>These powders are …

Cancer