The FDA issued a recommendation against the use of any currently available screening tests for ovarian cancer.
Ovarian cancer mortality rates declined significantly in several parts of the world from 2002 to 2012, according to a new study. Among the main reasons for the decline is the use of oral contraceptives, particular in the United States and European Union.
This video explores a study that found telephone-based genetic counseling for women at risk of hereditary breast and ovarian cancers was noninferior to in-person counseling, with no significant adverse effects on long-term outcomes.
Over a 10-year period, the use of neoadjuvant chemotherapy increased significantly in women with advanced ovarian cancer, according to a new observational study.
In a new practice guideline, the American Society of Clinical Oncology offered recommendations on the use of neoadjuvant chemotherapy and interval cytoreduction for women with stage IIIC or IV epithelial ovarian cancer.
A study found that follicle-stimulating hormone receptors are expressed in many ovarian tumors, and not in normal ovarian tissue, thus representing a promising therapeutic target.
Low-grade serous ovarian cancer is a rare, slow-growing cancer that is generally resistant to cytotoxic chemotherapy. In the upfront setting, treatment recommendations mimic those of high-grade serous ovarian cancer.
Elevated levels of neopterin were found to be significantly associated with poorer survival outcomes in patients with ovarian cancer.
A large, prospective analysis showed that risk factors for ovarian cancer demonstrate substantial heterogeneity in their associations with histologic subtypes of the disease.
In this video Dr. Odunsi discusses a new study that found that higher T-cell diversity in ovarian cancer is associated with poor overall survival.