Ovarian Cancer Canada

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Beta-blocker use linked to improved ovarian cancer survival. More trials needed to understand results.

Women with epithelial ovarian cancer who happened to be taking nonselective beta-blockers for hypertension survived longer than those who were not taking the drugs, according to a large multicenter retrospective … Continue reading

August 30, 2015

Do All BRCA Mutations Come with the Same Cancer Risk?

Women born with mutations in the genes BRCA1 or BRCA2 have an increased risk of developing breast and ovarian cancer. But not all mutations within these genes raise the risk … Continue reading

August 4, 2015

Participants Needed: GyneGals Research Study

BC Cancer Agency and UBC Sexual Health Laboratory are seeking participants for a research study of an online support group for women diagnosed with gynecologic cancer.

June 11, 2015

Research Participants needed: Exploring high quality cancer survivorship care

This Canadian Institute for Health Research (CIHR)-funded study seeks to better understand how cancer survivors access and experience cancer survivorship care systems and resources.

June 11, 2015

Targeted Treatments Improving Ovarian Cancer Outcomes

Frontline Medical News interviewed medical oncologist Dr. Peter Harper (London) about our current knowledge of targeted treatments for patients with ovarian cancer.

March 16, 2015

University of Guelph: 3TSR Inhibitor in Chemo Delivery

With support from Ovarian Cancer Canada, researchers at Guelph are focusing on a potential breakthrough against ovarian cancer.

February 7, 2015

Immunotherapy as a Promising Cancer Treatment

The success of immunotherapy for some cancer patients was highlighted this month in The Globe and Mail.

January 31, 2015

Novel Biomarker a New Predictor of Ovarian Cancer

‘A new biomarker predicts PARP response in ovarian cancer’ was released by MedScape today.

November 21, 2014

What You Need to Know About Endometriosis and Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian Cancer and Endometriosis: Is there a connection?

October 23, 2014

Complementary and Alternative Therapies

CAMEO

Research in BC

The Injustices of Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian Cancer Canada