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Breastfeeding slashes ovarian cancer risk

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Breastfeeding wallops ovarian cancer into submission, slashing the mother’s Continue reading “Breastfeeding slashes ovarian cancer risk” »  More...

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By BioNews On Monday, December 3rd, 2012
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Diabetes drug extends lifespan in ovarian cancer

Metformin, the drug commonly administered in diabetes, has shown a promise in extending Continue reading “Diabetes drug extends lifespan in ovarian cancer” »  More...

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By BioNews On Tuesday, October 9th, 2012
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Aspirin May Decrease Risk of Aggressive Form of Ovarian Cancer

New research shows that women who regularly use pain relief medications Continue reading “Aspirin May Decrease Risk of Aggressive Form of Ovarian Cancer” »  More...

By BioNews On Monday, December 5th, 2011
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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 Continue reading “Tiny genetic variation can predict outcome of ovarian More...

By BioNews On Thursday, November 17th, 2011
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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 Continue reading “Potential breakthrough in treating late-stage ovarian More...

By BioNews On Monday, October 31st, 2011
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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 Continue reading “Ovarian cancer More...

By BioNews On Thursday, October 27th, 2011
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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 Continue reading “Contraceptive pill nearly halves women’s ovarian More...

By BioNews On Thursday, October 27th, 2011
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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 Continue reading “IVF doubles women’s risk of ovarian cancer More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, September 21st, 2011
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1st recurrent gene fusion in ovarian cancer identified

Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have for the first time identified a recurrent gene fusion in ovarian cancer Continue reading “1st recurrent gene fusion in ovarian cancer identified” More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, September 13th, 2011
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New ‘Trojan Horse’ strategy to fight ovarian cancer developed

British scientists have successfully delivered a common chemotherapy drug to cancer cells inside tiny microparticles Continue reading “New ‘Trojan Horse’ strategy to fight ovarian cancer developed” More...