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Ovarian Cancer

BRCA-Associated Cancer Risk May Vary by Mutation Type

Researchers have used observational study data to better define risks for breast and ovarian cancers associated with mutations in the BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes. Image © Constantin-Ciprian/Shutterstock.com.

Ovarian Cancer

Combination treatment with the PARP inhibitor olaparib plus the PI3K inhibitor BKM120 showed a benefit in subsets of breast cancer and ovarian cancer patients.

Researchers have used observational study data to better define risks for breast and ovarian cancers associated with mutations in the BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes.

The use of intraperitoneal chemotherapy for the treatment of advanced ovarian cancer resulted in a survival benefit over intravenous chemotherapy.

Onset of alopecia within the first 3 cycles of chemotherapy was associated with improved survival in ovarian cancer patients who completed 6 cycles of chemo.

Researchers have discovered that ovarian cancers with ARID1A mutations may be sensitive to treatment with an inhibitor of EZH2 methyltransferase activity.

A large meta-analysis found that women who were users of hormone therapy, even those with less than 5 years of use, had an increased risk of ovarian cancer.

The US Food and Drug Administration has granted Orphan Drug Designation to pelareorep (Reolysin) for the treatment of ovarian cancer.

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