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Long-Term Benefits Seen With Trabectedin With PLD for Recurrent Ovarian Cancer

Long-Term Benefits Seen With Trabectedin With PLD for Recurrent Ovarian Cancer

Researchers conducted a prospective real-life analysis to determine the effects of trabectedin plus PLD in patients with platinum-sensitive recurrent ovarian cancer.

Are Ovarian Cancer Stem Cells the Target for Innovative Immunotherapy?

Are Ovarian Cancer Stem Cells the Target for Innovative Immunotherapy?

[OncoTargets and Therapy] In a review of cancer stem cells (CSCs)/ovarian cancer stem cells (OCSCs), researchers discuss the implications of immunotherapy development based on studying cancer evolution by CSCs, and targeting OCSC surface markers to develop CAR-T immunotherapy.

Severe Folate Deficiency Associated With Olaparib for Relapsed Ovarian Cancer

Severe Folate Deficiency Associated With Olaparib for Relapsed Ovarian Cancer

In a case study, olaparib was found to induce folate deficiency in most patients with relapsed ovarian cancer. Researchers discuss the significance of this adverse effect and how it was managed.

Primary Cytoreductive Surgery for HGSC Offers Better Survival Than Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy

Primary Cytoreductive Surgery for HGSC Offers Better Survival Than Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy

Researchers conducted a retrospective cohort analysis to examine patterns of clinical practice in the management of women with advanced HGSC.

Rucaparib Granted FDA Approval for Some Recurring Abdominal Cancers

Rucaparib Granted FDA Approval for Some Recurring Abdominal Cancers

The US FDA granted approval based on results from ARIEL3, a randomized clinical trial conducted with 561 eligible cancer patients.

Fathers Can Pass Inherited Ovarian Cancer Risk to Daughters

Fathers Can Pass Inherited Ovarian Cancer Risk to Daughters

Researchers hypothesize that ovarian cancer may be X-linked and associated genes may be passed from the paternal grandmother via the father's inherited genetic material.

USPSTF Rates Ovarian Cancer Screening a D for Asymptomatic, Low-Risk Women

USPSTF Rates Ovarian Cancer Screening a D for Asymptomatic, Low-Risk Women

An USPSTF updated recommendation statement for ovarian cancer screening recommends against screening for women who are asymptomatic and do not have high-risk hereditary cancer syndrome.

Investigators Examine Link Between Epithelial Ovarian Cancer Risk, Antidepressant Treatment

Investigators Examine Link Between Epithelial Ovarian Cancer Risk, Antidepressant Treatment

Researchers conducted a meta-analysis to examined possible links between antidepressant use and epithelial ovarian cancer, and links between duration and intensity of antidepressant use and risk for epithelial ovarian cancer.

Ovarian, Endometrial Cancer Risk Lower With Long-Term Oral Contraceptive Use

Ovarian, Endometrial Cancer Risk Lower With Long-Term Oral Contraceptive Use

Researchers sought to determine if a correlation was present between extended oral contraceptive use and a decreased risk of certain cancers.

Prevention, Management of Hand-Foot Syndrome With Cooling Therapy

Prevention, Management of Hand-Foot Syndrome With Cooling Therapy

Researchers explored the effectiveness of wearing frozen gloves and socks before and after treatment with PLD to prevent or manage hand-foot syndrome in patients with ovarian cancer.

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