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Ovarian

New Trial Suggests Maintenance Chemotherapy Does Not Aid Overall Survival
Results from a randomized trial suggest maintenance chemotherapy after debulking surgery and adjuvant platinum-based chemotherapy do not improve overall survival rates among women with ovarian cancer who had achieved remission.
Hormonal Maintenance Therapy Improves Progression-Free Survival in Ovarian Cancer
BY Danielle Bucco
Hormonal maintenance therapy may be able to improve PFS rates for some patients with ovarian cancer, according to a recent study.
Lynparza Improves Progression-Free Survival in BRCA+ Ovarian Cancer
Patients with BRCA-mutant ovarian cancer saw an improved progression-free survival with Lynparza, according to a recent study.
Improving Survival in BRCA-Proficient Ovarian Cancer
Improved overall survival (OS) was achieved in patients with BRCA-proficient ovarian cancer who were treated with a carboplatin desensitization regimen. 
Jubilee Brown on Genetic Counseling for Patients With Breast and Ovarian Cancer
BY Jubilee Brown, M.D.
Jubilee Brown, M.D., obstetrician-gynecologist, Levine Cancer Institute, Carolinas HealthCare System, discusses genetic counseling for patients with breast and ovarian cancer.
 
PARP Inhibitors Are Changing the Treatment Landscape for Ovarian Cancer
BY Brielle Urciuoli
PARP inhibitors like niraparib are bringing big change to the treatment of ovarian cancer, says Kathleen N. Moore, M.D.
Kathleen N. Moore Discusses New PARP Inhibitors for Ovarian Cancer
BY Kathleen N. Moore M.D.
Kathleen N. Moore, M.D., assistant professor, Stephenson Cancer Center, The University of Oklahoma, discusses developing new PARP inhibitors for patients with ovarian cancer. These new drugs may meaningfully prolong survival from a couple months to potentially years.
Niraparib Improves Progression-Free Survival in Ovarian Cancer, Regardless of BRCA Status
The PARP inhibitor niraparib proved to be effective in improving progression-free survival in recurrent ovarian cancer, according to a recent study.
Declining Concern about HPV Vaccine and Sexual Activity
Concern about vaccine safety and perceived lack of necessity remain the main reasons parents give for not having their teenage daughter vaccinated against HPV.
Genetic Counseling and Ovarian Cancer: 4 Questions With an Expert
BY Katie Kosko
Jubilee Brown, M.D., answers some common questions about genetic counseling in patients with ovarian cancer.
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Treatment
Information about treatment, including surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, immunotherapy, and vaccine therapy
Ovarian Epithelial Cancer Treatment (PDQ®)
Expert-reviewed information summary about the treatment of ovarian epithelial cancer.
Ovarian Epithelial, Fallopian Tube, and Primary Peritoneal Cancer Treatment (PDQ®)
Expert-reviewed information summary about the treatment of ovarian epithelial, fallopian tube, and primary peritoneal cancer treatment.
Ovarian Germ Cell Tumors Treatment (PDQ®)
Expert-reviewed information summary about the treatment of ovarian germ cell tumors.
Ovarian Low Malignant Potential Tumors Treatment (PDQ®)
Expert-reviewed information summary about the treatment of ovarian low-malignant potential tumors.
Prevention, Genetics, Causes
Information related to prevention, genetics, risk factors
Ovarian Cancer Prevention (PDQ®)
Expert-reviewed information summary about factors that may influence the risk of developing ovarian cancer and about research aimed at the prevention of this disease.
Screening and Testing
Information about methods of cancer detection including new imaging technologies, tumor markers, and biopsy procedures
Ovarian Cancer Screening (PDQ®)
Expert-reviewed information summary about tests used to detect or screen for ovarian cancer.
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