Ovarian cancer

Ovarian cancer: These signs and symptoms should not be ignored

Ovarian cancer: These signs and symptoms should not be ignored

Ovarian cancer is one the most common form of cancers found among women across the globe.

Apr 03, 2018, 16:28 PM IST
Talc powder-cancer link: $417 million verdict against Johnson & Johnson reversed

Talc powder-cancer link: $417 million verdict against Johnson & Johnson reversed

The August trial was underpinned by errors and insufficient evidence on both sides, culminating in excessive damages, the judge said.

Oct 22, 2017, 16:32 PM IST
Ovarian cancers originate in fallopian tubes: Study

Ovarian cancers originate in fallopian tubes: Study

The findings showed that ovarian cancer cells have more in common with cells covering the tips of fallopian tubes than with those on the surface of ovaries.

Oct 17, 2017, 18:37 PM IST
Tumour weighing 3 kilograms removed from 22-year-old's ovary

Tumour weighing 3 kilograms removed from 22-year-old's ovary

The patient was not able to conceive because of the large tumor inside her ovary.

Oct 17, 2017, 12:08 PM IST
Talc powder-cancer link: Johnson & Johnson face payout of $417 million – largest sum as award in lawsuit

Talc powder-cancer link: Johnson & Johnson face payout of $417 million – largest sum as award in lawsuit

 $417 million is the largest sum awarded in a series of talcum powder lawsuit verdicts against Johnson & Johnson in courts around the US.

Aug 22, 2017, 15:35 PM IST
This new experimental treatment for ovarian cancer seems 'promising'

This new experimental treatment for ovarian cancer seems 'promising'

The new drug mimics folic acid to attack ovarian cancer cells.

Jun 03, 2017, 16:20 PM IST
Manisha Koirala's TEDx Talk is truly inspirational and a must watch for everyone!

Manisha Koirala's TEDx Talk is truly inspirational and a must watch for everyone!

Bollywood actress Manisha Koirala has a huge filmography to her credit and a massive fan following. The actress was on the top of her game for more than two decades and then came the turning point in her life—she was diagnosed with cancer.

May 26, 2017, 17:04 PM IST
Dear Maya trailer: Manisha Koirala's search for love is thrilling and we really want to know more!

Dear Maya trailer: Manisha Koirala's search for love is thrilling and we really want to know more!

Terrific Bollywood actress Manisha Koirala is back on the silver screens after a brief hiatus. The actress will be seen in 'Dear Maya', a film which presents her in a completely different avatar.

May 06, 2017, 11:05 AM IST
Talc powder cancer-link: Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $110 million to woman

Talc powder cancer-link: Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $110 million to woman

The jury, who awarded $5.4 million in compensatory damages, said J&J was 99 percent at fault while Imerys was just 1 percent. 

May 05, 2017, 13:53 PM IST
I had to mentally prepare to fight it, says ovarian cancer survivor Manisha Koirala

I had to mentally prepare to fight it, says ovarian cancer survivor Manisha Koirala

Manisha, known for her roles in films like ‘1942: A Love Story’, ‘Agni Sakshi’, ‘Saudagar’ and ‘Bombay’, was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2012.

Apr 20, 2017, 17:45 PM IST
Will revisit my own struggles while playing Nargis Dutt in biopic: Manisha Koirala

Will revisit my own struggles while playing Nargis Dutt in biopic: Manisha Koirala

Cancer survivor actress Manisha Koirala said she would be revisiting a lot of moments of her own life while playing the role of Sanjay Dutt's mother Nargis in a forthcoming biopic.

Apr 19, 2017, 13:46 PM IST
Scientists identify 12 new genes linked to ovarian cancer

Scientists identify 12 new genes linked to ovarian cancer

A team of international scientists has identified a dozen new genetic variants that have the potential to increase the risk of women developing ovarian cancer.

Mar 28, 2017, 22:25 PM IST
Higher waist-to-hip ratio increases cancer risk in women

Higher waist-to-hip ratio increases cancer risk in women

 Women should stay fit and maintain a healthy wight because a new stuy has reveals that a higher waist-to-hip ratios increases the risk of ovarian cancer by more than a fifth.

Mar 24, 2017, 00:08 AM IST
Cancer: Obesity biggest driver of disease; cases in women rising six times faster than in men

Cancer: Obesity biggest driver of disease; cases in women rising six times faster than in men

According to the analysis by Cancer Research UK, unhealthy lifeslyle habits, mainly obesity, are to be blamed for the rise in cancer cases in both sexes. 

Feb 03, 2017, 11:40 AM IST
Gene alteration can contribute to ovarian, breast cancer, says study

Gene alteration can contribute to ovarian, breast cancer, says study

The study gene, known as EMSY, has some of the same functions as BRCA1 and BRCA2, which are known to protect against breast and ovarian cancer when normal.

Feb 01, 2017, 09:27 AM IST
New blood test may improve treatment for ovarian cancer patients

New blood test may improve treatment for ovarian cancer patients

By measuring the levels of the mutated cancer gene TP53, researchers found those who responded well to treatments had a rapid fall in the levels of this circulating DNA.

Dec 21, 2016, 16:51 PM IST

Onion compound may help fight ovarian cancer, say researchers

A natural compound isolated from onions may help treat the most common type of ovarian cancer, a new study has claimed.

Oct 23, 2016, 16:36 PM IST

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.

Sep 26, 2016, 12:16 PM IST
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.

Sep 23, 2016, 10:30 AM IST

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.

Sep 22, 2016, 00:24 AM IST