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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.

Angelina Jolie's late mother inspired her ovarian cancer surgery decision

Angelina Jolie's late mother inspired her ovarian cancer surgery decision

 Angelina Jolie's mother, who died of ovarian cancer in 2007 at age 56, inspired actresses' decision to undergo ovarian cancer surgery.

Cancer treatment breakthrough by Indian American professor

Queen's University cancer researcher Madhuri Koti has discovered a biomarker that will help lead to better predictions of the success of chemotherapy in ovarian cancer patients.

Angelina Jolie's effect: Risk factors for ovarian cancer!

Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie has gone public about the removal of her ovaries after a cancer scare. 

Hormone Replacement Therapy experts say risk of ovarian cancer 'extremely small'

Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) experts have stated that risk of ovarian cancer "extremely small" amidst reports that treatment poses serious threat to health.

Hormone replacement therapy increases ovarian cancer risk

A new study has revealed that undergoing hormone replacement therapy (HRT) can increase ovarian cancer risk by as much as 40 percent.

'Lactose intolerance reduces risk of certain cancers'

People with lactose intolerance are at a lower risk of suffering from lung, breast and ovarian cancers, says a new research.