Ovarian Cancer Canada

Western Regional Blog – BC, YK, AB, NWT and Nunavut

Fecal Immunochemical Tests Detect Most Colorectal Cancers

February 21, 2014

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)/ Le syndrome des ovaires polykystiques (SOPK)

February 21, 2014

Medscape Reference – Sex cord-stromal tumors, Granulosa Cell Tumor Group, Thecoma-Fibroma Group, Sertoli-Stromal Cell Tumors, Sex Cord-Stromal Tumors of Mixed or Unclassified Cell Types, Steroid Cell Tumors

February 21, 2014

A Prognostic Nomogram Predicts Survival in Recurrent Ovarian Cancer Treated With Bevacizumab and Chemotherapy

In a population of 312 women with recurrent ovarian cancer treated with bevacizumab and chemotherapy, investigators were able to demonstrate on multivariable analysis that prior number of chemotherapy regimens, treatment-free … Continue reading

February 21, 2014

NIH study finds regular aspirin use may reduce ovarian cancer risk

“Previous studies have suggested that the anti-inflammatory properties of aspirin and non-aspirin NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs), may reduce cancer risk overall.

February 21, 2014

Fox Chase Study Shows Families Don’t Understand Genetic Test Results or Their Implications

Findings suggest more outreach is needed for family members who may carry their own genetic risks of cancer

February 21, 2014

Telephone vs In-Person Genetic Counseling for Breast and Ovarian Cancer

TAKE-HOME MESSAGE – Patients reported no detriment in satisfaction in terms of knowledge, stress, or decision conflict when receiving pre- and post-test genetic counseling by

February 21, 2014

Recurrent ovarian cancer respond to cancer vaccine after ‘reprogramming’ with decitabine

A new combination therapy developed by researchers at the Roswell Park Cancer Institute has showed positive results in 60% of women with recurrent ovarian cancer. To develop the new therapy, … Continue reading

February 21, 2014

Study shows 1 in 5 women with ovarian cancer has inherited predisposition

At least 20% of women with ovarian cancer have a genetic predisposition to the disease even if they don’t have a family history ovarian cancer, according to a recent study. … Continue reading

February 21, 2014

Complementary and Alternative Therapies

CAMEO

Research in BC

The Injustices of Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian Cancer Canada