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.

Tea and citrus products may lower ovarian cancer risk

Drinking tea and citrus fruits and juices are associated with a lower risk of developing ovarian cancer, according to a new large-scale study.

Two cups of tea per day can keep risk of ovarian cancer away

There's some good news for ladies! A new study has shown that women, who drink two cups of tea a day, face one-third less risk of developing ovarian cancer.

Personalised vaccine to treat ovarian cancer

With a new way to identify protein mutations in cancer cells, an Indian-origin researcher has developed a technique to create personalised vaccines to treat patients with ovarian cancer.

Suffering from Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)? Don`t lose hope

Are you experiencing irregular periods, weight gain, hair growth on the body and face, thinning of the hair on the head?