Ovarian cancer
Wednesday 23 August, 2017

Drugs for bone loss may help prevent uterine cancer


Women who consume medicines commonly used to treat osteoporosis and other bone conditions halve the risk of developing  More...

by BioNews | Published 3 years ago
Comparison between the normal cervical tissue and tissue lesion for different stages. From top to bottom are the pathological images for the normal cervical tissue (first row) and tissue lesion (second row), the photo image (third row) and corresponding DMAP images (fourth row) of representative experiments respectively. Margins of the normal tissue (green) and cervical lesion (red) are indicated in the photo and DAMP images. The scale bar for the histological images represents 0.1 mm, and that for the photo and DMAP images is 1 mm. CREDIT: Biomedical Optics Express
By BioNews On Monday, December 15th, 2014

Scientists Develop A New Tool for Cervical Cancer Detection and Diagnosis

Cervical cancer is, in many ways, a shining example of how successful the war on cancer can be.  More...

By BioNews On Monday, January 14th, 2013

Breastfeeding slashes ovarian cancer risk

Breastfeeding wallops ovarian cancer into submission, slashing the mother’s  More...

By BioNews On Monday, December 3rd, 2012

Diabetes drug extends lifespan in ovarian cancer

Metformin, the drug commonly administered in diabetes, has shown a promise in extending  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, October 9th, 2012

Aspirin May Decrease Risk of Aggressive Form of Ovarian Cancer

New research shows that women who regularly use pain relief medications  More...

By BioNews On Monday, December 5th, 2011

Tiny genetic variation can predict outcome of ovarian cancer treatment

A tiny genetic variation predicts chances of survival and response to treatment for patients with ovarian cancer, a new study has shown  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, November 17th, 2011

Potential breakthrough in treating late-stage ovarian cancer

University of Guelph researchers have discovered a peptide that shrinks advanced tumours and improves survival rates for ovarian cancer  More...

By BioNews On Monday, October 31st, 2011

Ovarian cancer feeds on fat cells in abdomen

A research team based at the University of Chicago has found that large pad of fat cells that extends from the stomach and covers the intestines provides nutrients that promote  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, October 27th, 2011

Contraceptive pill nearly halves women’s ovarian cancer risk

Women who take the contraceptive pill for ten years almost halve their risk of being diagnosed with ovarian cancer, according to a new study  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, October 27th, 2011

IVF doubles women’s risk of ovarian cancer 15 years later

Women who are going for fertility treatments to have babies are likely to double their chances of getting ovarian cancer, according to a new study  More...