Top News: #OvarianCancer

Here are the top read news for #ovariancancer:


AFP 539139746 E CIN GBR GRTesting for ovarian cancer: What you should know:

When you think about your risk for ovarian cancer, you think about your mom, your aunt or perhaps your sister. You don’t think about your dad, brother or son. You could be dead wrong. Read more


Angelina Jolie Pitt: Diary of a Surgery:

LOS ANGELES — TWO years ago I wrote about my choice to have a preventive double mastectomy. A simple blood test had revealed that I carried a mutation in the BRCA1 gene. It gave me an estimated 87 percent risk of breast cancer and a 50 percent risk of ovarian cancer. I lost my mother, grandmother and aunt to cancer. Read more


chemotherapy roomOvarian cancer treatment set to improve following biomarker discovery:

Resistance to chemotherapy is a major reason that patients with the most malignant form of ovarian cancer do not have a good chance of survival. Now researchers have discovered a biomarker that should improve prospects for patients by indicating how their bodies are likely to react to chemotherapy. Read more



Removal of Ovaries, Fallopian Tubes Wrong Anticancer Option for Most

In the wake of Angelina Jolie Pitt’sannouncement that she had her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed to reduce her risk of ovarian cancer doctors are urging women to proceed cautiously before following her example. Read more