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?

New treatment for ovarian cancer developed

Researchers claim to have developed a new treatment for ovarian cancer that can increase the rate of tumour shrinkage and prolong the time until cancers recur.

Angelina Jolie `getting ready` for hysterectomy now

Angelina Jolie is reportedly "getting ready" to undergo a hysterectomy, a year after she had a double mastectomy.

Genes modulating breast and ovarian cancer risk discovered

A new study has found the two new genes that influence the risk of women developing breast and ovarian cancer.

Genetic cause behind rare type of ovarian cancer revealed

Researchers have uncovered the reason behind rare type of ovarian cancer that most often strikes girls and young women.

Caffeine-gold combo may help in fight against cancer

A new study has shown that combining a caffeine-based compound with a small amount of gold could someday be used as a tool in the fight against cancer.

Women at high risk of ovarian cancer urged to have surgery by age 35

A new research suggests that for women who carry a notorious cancer gene and need to remove healthy ovaries through surgery, may benefit most from having the operation as young as 35.

Vitamin C can help fight cancer, says study

High doses of Vitamin C can help boost the ability of the chemotherapy process to kill cancer cells, says a new research.

Regular aspirin use could reduce ovarian cancer risk by 20 pc

A new study by scientists at the National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the National Institutes of Health, suggests that women who take aspirin daily may reduce their risk of ovarian cancer by 20 percent.

20% of women with ovarian cancer inherit predisposition to disease

A new research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has estimated that one in five women with ovarian cancer inherit genetic mutations that increase the risk of the disease.

Assess BRCA risk in women with family history: Panel

Women with a family history of breast or ovarian cancer should be assessed to see if those cancers could be linked to certain mutations, according to new recommendations.

New device helps in ovarian cancer treatment

Scientists have developed a microchip-based device that helps easy monitoring of patients` response to certain malignancies, including ovarian cancer, says a study.

After cancer, Manisha Koirala down with jaundice

Actress Manisha Koirala is down with jaundice but her manager confirms she is on the road to recovery.

Targeted treatment chemo combo prolongs lives of ovarian cancer sufferers

A new study has claimed that conventional chemotherapy could further prolong lifespan in some women with ovarian cancer when used in tandem with a new type of targeted treatment.

IVF breakthrough: Infertile cancer survivor pregnant with twins after ovarian tissue transplant

In a world first, an infertile Australian woman has conceived after growing new eggs in ovarian tissue transplanted into her abdomen.

Blood test may help spot ovarian cancer early

Scientists have developed a new screening strategy for ovarian cancer that can accurately detect the disease before it becomes lethal.

Scientists use dogs to help sniff out ovarian cancer

Scientists have turned to an old-fashioned technique to help sniff out cancer.

Removing Fallopian tubes could reduce ovarian cancer risk

A doctor in UK has urged women at high risk of ovarian cancer that they have their Fallopian tubes removed as a precautionary step.

Molecular `switch` in cancers of testis and ovary discovered

An `on/off` switch in a type of cancer which typically occurs in the testes and ovaries has been identified by Cambridge scientists.