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Scientists now believe that most ovarian cancers begin in the fallopian tubes, and so women at high risk can choose to undergo surgery to remove both their fallopian tubes and ovaries to reduce their risk.(Unsplash)

Study shows how women make choices about surgery to prevent ovarian cancer

ANI, London [uk]
PUBLISHED ON FEB 11, 2021 01:31 PM IST
A study by researchers at Queen Mary University in London has investigated how women who are at high risk of ovarian cancer make choices about possible preventive surgery.
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A detailed description of how ovarian cancer cells adapt to survive and proliferate in the peritoneal cavity has been published in Frontiers in Oncology.(ANI)
A detailed description of how ovarian cancer cells adapt to survive and proliferate in the peritoneal cavity has been published in Frontiers in Oncology.(ANI)

Ovarian cancer cells adapt to their surroundings to aid tumor growth: Study

ANI
PUBLISHED ON JAN 13, 2021 04:23 PM IST
A detailed description of how ovarian cancer cells adapt to survive and proliferate in the peritoneal cavity has been published in Frontiers in Oncology.
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Aspirin is thought to lower cancer risk by reducing inflammation.(Shutterstock)
Aspirin is thought to lower cancer risk by reducing inflammation.(Shutterstock)

Pop an aspirin to lower risk of ovarian cancer

By HT Correspondent | Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2018 04:36 PM IST
Taking a low-dose aspirin daily may help women lower their risk of developing ovarian cancer by 23%, suggests a new study.
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The latest form of oral contraceptives — containing both oestrogens and progestogens — may reduce the risk of ovarian cancer in young women, says a new study.(Shutterstock)
The latest form of oral contraceptives — containing both oestrogens and progestogens — may reduce the risk of ovarian cancer in young women, says a new study.(Shutterstock)

Being on the pill can cut ovarian cancer risk

By HT Correspondent | Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON SEP 30, 2018 02:17 PM IST
Contraceptive pills may not only help with birth control, but may also reduce risk of ovarian cancer, says a new study.
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The newly engineered antibodies are over 100 times more effective at killing cancer cells than the antibodies that have made it to clinical trials.(Shutterstock)
The newly engineered antibodies are over 100 times more effective at killing cancer cells than the antibodies that have made it to clinical trials.(Shutterstock)

Two fisted, antibody approach could effectively kill ovarian cancer

By Indo Asian News Service | Indo Asian News Service, New York
UPDATED ON SEP 01, 2018 10:55 AM IST
One head of this dual pronged ‘arrow’ strikes what is known as the death receptor on the cancer cells, forcing them to die.
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