Research News

Scientists Ask: Does Ovarian Cancer Have a Smell?

George Preti, who works at the Monell Chemical Senses Center as an organic chemist, and an interdisciplinary team that includes physicists and veterinarians at the University of Pennsylvania are using an electronic box to explore whether cancer has… Read on

New Clue in BRCA1 and BRCA2 Mutations

A new study released in Lancet Oncology showed that abnormal levels of female hormones in the bloodstream may be why women with BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutations are at a higher risk for breast and ovarian cancer and not other cancers… Read on

DNA "Tags" Could Guide Treatment

A new study conducted by Cancer Research UK has identified chemical “tags” on DNA in patients’ tumors that could help doctors decide the type of chemotherapy women with advanced ovarian cancer should receive… Read on

Ovarian Cancer News from the European Cancer Congress

The European Cancer Congress convened in Amsterdam, the Netherlands from September 27 – October 1, 2013.  The European Cancer Congress in the main multidisciplinary and multi-professional educational meeting in oncology to take place in Europe… Read on