Eight Out Of Ten People With The Same Cancer Risk Gene As Angelina Jolie Don't Know They Have It
Despite frequently engaging with their healthcare providers, 8 out of 10 people with a cancer susceptibility gene don't know they are at risk of breast, ovarian, prostate and pancreatic cancers. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 21, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Victoria Forster, Contributor Source Type: news

Op-Ed: Ovarian cancer is not discussed as much as it should be
September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness month, and this is my story. It is also the story shared by 249,000 women diagnosed annually worldwide and over 1 million immediate family members and caregivers. I learned of my mother’s ovarian cancer diagnosis over the phone — we were separated by 10,000 miles. What followed in the next 11 months were a roller coaster of challenges, hope, healing, prayers and acceptance. My mother was the rock of my life, and, after 11 months of fighting the battle o f… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 21, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Runsi Sen Source Type: news

Removal of ovaries may increase risk of chronic kidney disease
Research, published in theClinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, suggests that premenopausal women who have had their ovaries removed are at greater risk of developing chronic kidney disease, possibly due to low levels of oestrogen.Medpage Today (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - September 21, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Eight of 10 people with cancer risk genes don't know it
(Yale University) Genomic screening of more than 50,000 people shows that more than 80 percent of those who carry an identifiable genetic risk for breast, ovarian, prostate, and pancreatic cancer don't know it despite frequent interaction with the healthcare system. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - September 21, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Ovary Removal May Up Chronic Kidney Disease Risk
(MedPage Today) -- Researchers suggest increased risk due to estrogen deprivation (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - September 21, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Living With Cancer: Raising Awareness of BRCA Mutations
Genetic testing may help those at high risk take steps to prevent deadly cancers. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: SUSAN GUBAR Tags: Genetics and Heredity Ovarian Cancer Jews and Judaism Breast Cancer Prostate Gland Genealogy Source Type: news

5 Facts Every Woman Should Know About Ovarian Cancer
Title: 5 Facts Every Woman Should Know About Ovarian CancerCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/19/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/20/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - September 20, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Ovary Removal Linked to Kidney Disease
Title: Ovary Removal Linked to Kidney DiseaseCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/19/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/20/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General - September 20, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Intestines modify their cellular structure in response to diet
(Carnegie Institution for Science) Body organs such as the intestine and ovaries undergo structural changes in response to dietary nutrients that can have lasting impacts on metabolism, as well as cancer susceptibility, according to Carnegie's Rebecca Obniski, Matthew Sieber, and Allan Spradling. 'Children born to malnourished mothers often struggle with obesity later in life and our findings could explain the physiology of why that happens,' Obniski explained. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Novel biomarker found in ovarian cancer patients can predict response to therapy
(University of Chicago Medical Center) Researchers have identified an independent prognostic factor, cancer/testis antigen 45, that is associated with extended disease-free survival for women with advanced ovarian cancer. Patients with high levels of CT45 in their tumors lived more than seven times as long as patients who lacked sufficient CT45. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - September 20, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

5 Facts Every Woman Should Know About Ovarian Cancer
(Source: Cancercompass News: Gynecological Cancer)
Source: Cancercompass News: Gynecological Cancer - September 20, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

5 Facts Every Woman Should Know About Ovarian Cancer
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 19, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gynecology, Oncology, News, Source Type: news

Ovary Removal Linked to Kidney Disease
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 19, 2018 -- Women who have their ovaries removed before menopause may find themselves at higher risk for chronic kidney disease, a new study suggests. Researchers believe the reason behind it is the drop in estrogen levels that... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 19, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

5 Facts Every Woman Should Know About Ovarian Cancer
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 19, 2018 -- The early symptoms of ovarian cancer are often confused with less serious issues, making successful treatment less likely, a cancer expert warns. Ovarian cancer is called a " silent killer. " That's because many women are... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 19, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

CTLA4 targeted therapy plus PD-1 targeted therapy could benefit women with ovarian cancer
(NRG Oncology) An analysis of the NRG Oncology clinical trial NRG-GY003 suggests that adding ipilimumab, a monoclonal antibody that targets the protein receptor CTLA-4, to a regimen with the checkpoint inhibitor nivolumab could improve the proportion with tumor response and progression-free survival hazard rates for women with recurrent epithelial ovarian cancer. These results were presented as a late-breaking abstract oral presentation at the 17th Biennial Meeting of the International Gynecological Cancer Society (IGCS) in Kyoto, Japan. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - September 19, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Ovary removal may increase risk of chronic kidney disease
ROCHESTER, Minn. ? Premenopausal women who have their ovaries surgically removed face an increased risk of developing chronic kidney disease, according to a Mayo Clinic study published on Wednesday, Sept. 19, in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. ?This is the first study that has shown an important link between estrogen deprivation [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - September 19, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Target Folate Receptor Alpha in Ovarian Cancer?
Dr. Dmitriy Zamarin speaks with Cancer Network about the findings of a phase II trial in platinum-resistant ovarian cancer patients. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - September 17, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Dmitriy Zamarin, MD, PhD Source Type: news

Targeting the Tumor Microenvironment May Aid in Treatment of Ovarian Cancer
Certain malignancies may possess a common and targetable matrix response, which affects disease pathogeneis, according to a study inCancer Discovery. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - September 17, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Naveed Saleh, MD, MS Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Typical testosterone levels in males and females
Testosterone levels vary depending on a person ’s sex, age, and physical activity levels. Testosterone levels that are too high or too low may cause a range of potential complications including infertility and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Learn more about testosterone levels here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Novel Mesothelioma Treatment Closer to FDA Approval
Standard-of-care treatment for patients with pleural mesothelioma may soon include Tumor Treating Fields (TTF), a novel therapy involving electric currents that disrupt cancer cell division and inhibit tumor growth. In the wake of recently released results from Novocure’s STELLAR phase II clinical trial, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is expected to approve the treatment within the next six months, giving mesothelioma patients another much-needed option. “At this point, it should be a relatively rapid approval process,” Dr. Eilon Kirson, chief science officer at Novocure, the oncology company...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - September 17, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Matt Mauney Source Type: news

Simplified 4-Item Criteria for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Simplified 4-Item Criteria for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
The authors describe a simplified criteria as a potential diagnostic tool for PCOS.Clinical Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Ovarian cancer symptoms: This common feeling in your tummy could signify the disease
OVARIAN cancer symptoms can be difficult to recognise and can be confused with less serious conditions. If you constantly experience this common feeling in your tummy, it could be a sign you have the disease. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Underlies PARP Inhibitor Resistance in Ovarian Cancer?
New research examines the mechanisms underlying why most patients with high-grade serous ovarian cancer develop resistance to PARP inhibitors. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - September 14, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Mary Beth Nierengarten Source Type: news

Novel Early Screening Tool for Ovarian Cancer
Optical coherence tomography and multispectral fluorescence imaging have demonstrated promising results in the early detection of ovarian cancer. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - September 13, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Naveed Saleh, MD, MS Source Type: news

Building a Better Mouse Model for High-Grade Serous Carcinoma
Researchers have developed a mouse model of high-grade serous carcinoma that could prove useful in the preclinical testing of prevention strategies for ovarian cancer. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - September 13, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Naveed Saleh, MD, MS Source Type: news

RUDN biochemists found out how ROS affect cisplatin resistance in ovarian cancer cells
(RUDN University) A team of sciences from RUDN Institute of Medicine found out how reactive oxygen species affect the resistance of ovarian cancer cells to chemotherapy on the example of cisplatin -- an antitumor drug used to treat this type of malignant growth. Practical application of the research results would help improve medical treatment schemes for cancer patients. The article of the scientists was published in the materials of FEBS Congress (FEBS Open Bio). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Women's Wellness: Ovarian cancer is hard to detect
Ovarian cancer is estimated to affect more than 22,000 women each year and is the fifth leading cause of cancer deaths among women, according to?American Cancer Society. Unlike other gynecologic cancers, there are no screening tests for ovarian cancer. While some women diagnosed with ovarian cancer have elevated levels of the CA 125 protein, the [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - September 13, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Thousands of breast cancer gene variants engineered and analyzed
(University of Washington Health Sciences/UW Medicine) A scientific analysis of nearly 4,000 mutations deliberately engineered into the BRCA1 gene will immediately benefit people undergoing genetic testing for breast or ovarian cancer risk. Many people obtaining genetic screenings previoulsy have learned that their BRCA1 gene contains a variant of uncertain significance. Data from this study now categorizes thousands of variants as behaving like disease mutations or not, providing new information important for medical care decisions. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - September 12, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

A urine test to detect ovarian cancer?
It is hoped the test, being created by a team at the University of Hull, could be used on urine - like pregnancy tests. It searches for a previously unknown biomarker. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Blocking ovarian cancer's energy supply helps curb spread
New research reveals that, to fuel tumor invasion of nearby tissue, ovarian cancer cells recruit supporting cells to supply energy from glycogen. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ovarian Cancer Source Type: news

A study of ants provides information on the evolution of social insects
(Johannes Gutenberg Universitaet Mainz) A major characteristic of eusocial species is the division of labor between queens and. But what determines this distinction? And how did it come about during the course of evolution? Dr. Romain Libbrecht of Mainz University in cooperation with researchers at Rockefeller University in NYC has found a completely unexpected answer: One single gene called insulin-like peptide 2 (ILP2), which is probably activated by better nutrition, stimulates the ovaries and triggers reproduction. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to eat if you have PCOS
Research has consistently shown that people can reduce the symptoms of polycystic ovarian syndrome by following a healthful diet. In this article, learn about the best diets for PCOS, including a low glycemic index diet, anti-inflammatory diet, and DASH diet. We also cover which foods to avoid. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Women's Health / Gynecology Source Type: news

Ovarian cancer: Quick steps to widespread disease
(University of Chicago Medical Center) Ovarian cancer cells that interact with cancer-associated fibroblasts can mobilize glycogen as an energy source, leading to proliferation, invasion and metastasis. Blocking glycogen mobilization in cancer cells might reduce tumor spread. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - September 6, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)
Title: Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/5/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Womens Health General - September 5, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

What Every Woman Needs to Know About Ovarian Cancer
Title: What Every Woman Needs to Know About Ovarian CancerCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/2/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/4/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - September 4, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Ovarian cancer: Scientists find a way to launch dual attack
Antibody immunotherapy for solid tumors has shown limited success. Now, one that attacks two targets in ovarian cancer cells promises to improve prospects. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ovarian Cancer Source Type: news

Stomach bloating: Signs a bloated tummy could be a symptom of cancer
STOMACH bloating is usually nothing serious, often occurring after eating and drinking too much. However, there are cases when a bloated tummy could be a sign of something more serious, such as ovarian cancer. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Every Woman Needs to Know About Ovarian Cancer
SUNDAY, Sept. 2, 2018 -- Women need to know the symptoms of ovarian cancer and see a doctor if they have them, an ob-gyn expert says. Ovarian cancer is the fifth-leading cause of death in American women, claiming more lives than any other cancer of... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 2, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

What Every Woman Needs to Know About Ovarian Cancer
(Source: Cancercompass News: Gynecological Cancer)
Source: Cancercompass News: Gynecological Cancer - September 2, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What does the LH surge mean for pregnancy?
The levels of luteinizing hormone (LH) rise just before ovulation, and the increase triggers the release of an egg from an ovary. Just after this LH surge, the most fertile period of the menstrual cycle occurs. Tracking LH levels can help to time intercourse and increase the chances of becoming pregnant. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Fertility Source Type: news

Draining ovarian cysts reduces need for endometriosis surgery
Surgery and its associated complications can be avoided in endometriosis treatment by using a new procedure to drain ovarian cysts, according to research published inRadiology.Independent (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - August 31, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Catheter-based intervention drains endometrial cysts
South Korean researchers found that by replacing an interventional needle with...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: USPSTF again nixes screening for ovarian cancer Women with endometriosis have higher heart disease risk Ultrasound should be 1st choice for female pelvic imaging The Practice of Ultrasound: Part 4 -- Female pelvic ultrasound Rigorous investigation using MRI can prove crucial for endometriosis (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 31, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Women with PCOS are four times more likely to develop Type 2 diabetes; weight is usually a factor
(Natural News) It looks like women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) have more to worry about aside from the painful symptoms associated with this disorder. According to a 2017 study, women with PCOS have a higher risk of developing Type 2 diabetes (T2D). One of the study’s authors, Dorte Glintborg, M.D., Ph.D., of the Odense University Hospital... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ovarian Suppression'Triumphant' in HR-Positive Breast Cancers Ovarian Suppression'Triumphant' in HR-Positive Breast Cancers
Compelling data have demonstrated that ovarian suppression is beneficial for hormone-sensitive breast cancer. The question now: How to counsel and help patients remain on maintenance therapies.Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Viewpoint Source Type: news

UVA developing 'two-headed arrow' to kill ovarian cancer
(University of Virginia Health System) A University of Virginia School of Medicine researcher is developing a two-fisted, antibody-based approach to destroy deadly ovarian cancer -- an approach he believes could also be modified to kill breast, prostate and other solid tumors. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Catheter-Based Sclerotherapy Promising for Endometriomas (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Study finds better short-term clinical outcomes, preserved ovarian function (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - August 29, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

New Developments in Ovarian Cancer Treatment Are Showing Promise
Cancer is never an easy foe, but some types are more stubborn than others. Ovarian cancer is one of the hardest to treat. But there are signs of progress. Several recent studies have used new combination treatment strategies, including a drug that may make chemotherapy more effective and a drug originally designed to treat breast cancer. More research is needed, but the new studies provide hope for improving outcomes for women with advanced ovarian cancer, when there was little before. On its face, ovarian cancer isn’t actually more difficult to treat than other cancers like breast, prostate or lung. It is, technical...
Source: TIME: Health - August 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized Cancer healthytime Innovation Health Source Type: news

Stars Rally Together Again For Stand Up To Cancer ’ s Live Broadcast On September 7
LOS ANGELES– Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), a division of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF), is proud to announce that the Hollywood community is rallying together yet again to support the sixth biennial televised fundraising special. CBS will donate one hour of commercial-free primetime to broadcast the event on Friday, Sept. 7  from 8:00 – 9:00 PM ET/PT (7:00 – 8:00 PM CT). Mahershala Ali, Kathy Bates, Katie Couric, Jennifer Garner, Tony Hale, Marg Helgenberger, Ed Helms, Ken Jeong, Marlee Matlin, Matthew McConaughey, Maria Menounos, Jillian Michaels, Trevor Noah, Dak Prescott, Italia Ricci, ...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - August 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health Only CBS Stand Up To Cancer Source Type: news

'I'm not laying on my couch and dying': Six Nations woman with cancer guiding others
Erinn Monture was diagnosed with ovarian cancer is 2015 and has created a cancer awareness and resource centre called, Edwadadrihwanokwa:k to help patients in other First Nations communities. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - August 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Hamilton Source Type: news

Sorafenib Offers Survival Improvements in Ovarian Cancer
Sorafenib combined with topotecan and then continued as maintenance therapy offered a significant improvement in survival outcomes in women with platinum-resistant ovarian cancer. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - August 24, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Dave Levitan Source Type: news