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Drug discovery combats ovarian cancer


June 5th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jun 5 (IANS) A drug discovery can increase an ovarian cancer patients' life expectancy by up to eight months -- the biggest breakthrough in 20 years of its treatment. ... Read more...

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Motor protein that blocks ovarian tumor growth found


April 27th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 27 (ANI): Penn State College of Medicine researchers have discovered that a motor regulatory protein could block human ovarian tumor growth, leading to eventual cancer cell death and possible new ... Read more...

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‘Smart’ new drug shows promise in ovarian cancer


November 9th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 9 (IANS) Sixty percent of women with ovarian cancer could be helped by a new 'smart' drug treatment currently being developed, say scientists. Until now it was only thought ... Read more...

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Potential new target for treatment of ovarian cancer identified


August 17th, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 17 (ANI): Scientists have identified a potential new target for the treatment of ovarian cancer.For the first time, Salt Inducible Kinase 2 (SIK2) has been found to play a critical ... Read more...

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New genetic marker of ovarian cancer risk discovered


July 21st, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 21 (ANI): Scientists from the Yale University have discovered a new genetic marker that can help in predicting the risk of developing the fatal and hard to detect ovarian cancer.The ... Read more...

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New drug may help cure breast and ovarian cancer


July 7th, 2010 - 4:16 am ICT by IANS
London, July 7 (IANS) A new drug may offer a ray of hope to women who have inherited breast or ovarian cancer, say researchers. The study conducted by a team at King's College ... Read more...

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Stress can make tumours grow bigger


April 13th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 13 (ANI): A new research suggests that hormones produced during periods of stress accelerate the growth of tumours.Chronic stress has recently been implicated as a factor that may increase the ... Read more...

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Diet influences survival rates among ovarian cancer patients


March 2nd, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 2 (ANI): Researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago determined that there is a strong relationship between healthy eating and prolonged survival among ovarian cancer patients.The boffins reported the ... Read more...

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Genetic variations could predict ovarian cancer risk, survival prospects


April 20th, 2009 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 20 (ANI): Genetic variations in the micro-RNA (miRNA) processing pathway genes and miRNA binding sites could predict a woman's risk of developing ovarian cancer and her prospects for survival, according ... Read more...

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Obesity has no major impact on ovarian cancer survival: Study


December 30th, 2008 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 30 (ANI): Contrary to the previous study results, researchers from University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) have found that ovarian cancer survival rates are the same for obese and ... Read more...

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Mistletoe may prolong lives of cancer patients


December 25th, 2008 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 25 (ANI): It is known for inspiring Christmas-time kisses, and now, scientists have concluded that mistletoe may help prolong the lives of cancer patients.Yes, you heard it right. According ... Read more...

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Investigational drug raises hope for ovarian cancer patients


September 16th, 2008 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 16 (ANI): Women with recurrent ovarian cancer can be helped by giving an investigational drug in combination with chemotherapy, according to new results presented at the 33rd Congress of ... Read more...

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Gene that regulates body size may harbour cancer cure


May 13th, 2008 - 1:16 pm ICT by admin
Washington , May 13 (ANI): A new study by Sunnybrook researchers has found that a gene called glypican-3 (GPC3) plays a major role in regulating body size a discovery that may ... Read more...

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Indian origin researcher shuts down protein that fuels ovarian cancer in mice


February 27th, 2008 - 4:31 pm ICT by admin
Washington, February 27 (ANI): An Indian origin researcher at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center has identified the mechanism whereby a protein that fuels ovarian cancer can be shut ... Read more...

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Indian American finds way to shrivel ovarian cancer


February 27th, 2008 - 12:12 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 27 (IANS) A bit of RNA wrapped in a fatty nano-particle can shut down production of a protein that worsens ovarian cancer, a new study led by an Indian American ... Read more...

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