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Combo therapy against ovarian, breast cancer can overcome drug resistance

The insight into molecular mechanisms of how the drug combination works to selectively hunt down cancer cells with minimum effect on healthy cells is "highly relevant" for ongoing clinical trials, the researchers say.

Harry Connick Jr will always mourn mother's loss

Harry Connick Jr will always mourn mother's loss

Singer-actor Harry Connick, Jr. still feels the pain of losing his mother as a child, 35 years after her death.

New test to predict the exact duration an avanced ovarian cancer patient would live

The test, developed by experts at the Institute of Cancer Research in London, highlighted a 'staggering' difference between those patients who would live for five years or more and those who would die before that.

Ovarian cancer - Are you aware of these warning signs?

Since ovarian cancer often has no symptoms in the initial stage, it's difficult to diagnose until it has progressed to the advanced stage. 

Contraceptive pills behind 'dramatic fall in ovarian cancer deaths'

Scientists say deaths from ovarian cancer have fallen worldwide in 10 years (between 2002 and 2012), thanks to use of the contraceptive pill. They say that the trend is likely to continue in the US, European Union (EU) and, though to a smaller degree, in Japan by 2020.

Scientists identify key protein that can predict ovarian cancer early!

 The new findings could not only help detect cancers early, but in some cases would enable doctors to detect a tumour before it becomes cancerous.

Ovarian cancer: Symptoms women shouldn't ignore!

Since ovarian cancer rarely shows symptoms in early stage, it often goes undected until it reaches advanced stage.  

Five common signs of ovarian cancer!

Ovarian cancer is also known as 'silent cancer' because it does not show any symptoms for a long time.

Genital talc puts you at increased ovarian cancer risk

This research comes a week after a St. Louis jury ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay 72 million dollars in damages to the family of a woman who allegedly died of the disease after using their baby powder.

Johnson & Johnson asked to pay $72 million in talcum powder-cancer case

Jackie Fox, aged 62, died of ovarian cancer in 2015, two years after being diagnosed with ovarian cancer.

New test to predict ovarian cancer risk with great precision

Ovarian tumours are classified as benign or malignant on ultrasound, by means of the popular “Simple Rules” test. 

Manisha Koirala to launch app on cancer awareness

The actress, who successfully survived cancer, will formally launch the app on Friday.

Certain heart medication may help cancer patients

Certain drugs taken to improve heart health may also have anti-cancer properties, says a new study led by an Indian-origin scientist in the US.

New approach kills cancer cells' defence

Researchers have developed a novel approach to defeat the defence mechanism of ovarian cancer cells, making it easier to permanently eliminate them.

Angelina Jolie inspired women for breast cancer tests

Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie's decision to get both her breasts removed after testing positive for a gene associated with an increased risk of breast and ovarian cancer has inspired many women to go for similar genetic testing, says a study.

Prolonged sitting may raise cancer risk in women

Spending more leisure time sitting is linked with 10 percent higher risk of cancer, including breast and ovarian cancers in women, says a study led by an Indian-origin researcher.

How ovarian cancer resists effects of chemotherapy

Australian-led research has revealed how ovarian cancer cells can mutate to outsmart chemotherapy and resist drug treatments.

New test to help early diagnosis of ovarian cancer

Opening up the possibility for early diagnosis of ovarian cancer, scientists have identified genetic material that distinguishes its cells from normal cells.

New test twice as effective in ovarian cancer detection

In the largest trial of its kind, researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have found that a new screening method can detect twice as many women with ovarian cancer than conventional strategies.

Jolie unknowingly wrote her breast cancer story 14 years before surgery

Jolie unknowingly wrote her breast cancer story 14 years before surgery

 Angelina Jolie had unknowingly foretold her future in 1999, which was 14 years before her own surgery, when she wrote a story portraying a girl who opts for a double mastectomy because her mother was dying of breast cancer, it has been revealed.