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The ECHO trial: Exercise during Chemotherapy for Ovarian cancer

As many of you know I lead a research team at the Queensland Centre for Gynaecological Cancer (QCGC) and the great work that the unit does could not be completed...

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FDA recommends against use of ovarian cancer screening

Based on recent, high-quality research evidence the U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a statement that advised against ovarian cancer screening.

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The feminine hygiene routine linked to ovarian cancer

New research has shown women who reported douching have almost double the risk of developing ovarian cancer.

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Statin use is associated with improved epithelial ovarian cancer survival

Women with ovarian cancer had significantly better survival if they were on statin therapy in addition to cancer-specific treatment, a review of registry-based data showed.

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Does talc powder cause ovarian cancer?

A US court ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay more than $100 million (AUD) in damages to the family of an Alabama woman who died of ovarian cancer.

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Estrogen Replacement Therapy Safe in Epithelial Ovarian Cancer

Pre- or postmenopausal patients with epithelial ovarian cancer can safely be treated with adjuvant Estrogen Replacement Therapy (ERT), a recent study [1] reports.

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Ovarian Cancer Causes & Risks: What You Should Know

Many patients, partners and family members are left stunned and speechless upon receiving an ovarian cancer diagnosis.

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HE4 in ovarian and uterine cancer

A couple of years we introduced HE4 as a tumour marker for pelvic masses. The idea was to differentiate benign ovarian masses from ovarian cancer in patients without ascites or...

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Salpingectomy to reduce "ovarian cancer" risk

A few weeks ago we discussed the role of salpingectomy (without removing the ovaries) to prevent ovarian cancer. We agreed that …

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