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.
Ursula Matulonis Explains the Use of PARP Inhibitors for Ovarian Cancer
BY Ursula Matulonis, M.D.
Ursula Matulonis, M.D., professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Medical Director of Gynecologic Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, explains the benefits of PARP inhibitors for patients with ovarian cancer.
Rucaparib Shows Promising Activity in Recurrent Ovarian Cancer
BY Brielle Urciuoli
Elizabeth Swisher, M.D., discusses the ARIEL2 study, which proved that rucaparib may be a promising agent for patients with recurrent ovarian cancer.
Elizabeth Swisher Discusses Rucaparib's Side Effects for Patients With Ovarian Cancer
BY Elizabeth Swisher, M.D.
Elizabeth Swisher, M.D., professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Medical Genetics, University of Washington School of Medicine, Breast and Ovarian Cancer Prevention Program, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, discusses the side effects of rucaparib in the ARIEL2 trial, for patients with relapsed, platinum-sensitive high-grade ovarian carcinoma.
After Misdiagnosis, Patient Sees Promise With Immunotherapy Combination for Advanced Ovarian Cancer
BY Allie Casey
Marcia Goglia was given a laxative in the ER for what turned out to be ovarian cancer.
BY Nora Mackin Lally
Diagnostic Laparoscopies Can Prevent Future Surgeries in Ovarian Cancer
BY Allie Strickler
Diagnostic laparoscopy can play a role in predicting surgery outcomes for patients with ovarian cancer.
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