Is Epigenetic Therapy The Key to Treating Ovarian Cancer?

According to a review in the academic journal Clinical Epigenetics, epigenetic therapy could be a potential future treatment option for ovarian cancer. Epigenetics refers to genetic changes, sometimes heritable, that take…

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Experimental Cancer Drug Displays Potential in a Number of Rare Cancers
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Experimental Cancer Drug Displays Potential in a Number of Rare Cancers

According to a story from EurekAlert!, a new type of cancer drug that is being described as a "Trojan horse" that infiltrates cancer tumors is showing potential in several types…

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Oregon Health & Science University to Participate in Study to Predict Treatment Response for Rare Cancer

According to a story from IT Business Net, the medical company KIYATEC, Inc., has recently announced that that the Knight Cancer Institute at Oregon Health & Science University has joined…

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Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome: Just How Safe Are Fertility Drugs?
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Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome: Just How Safe Are Fertility Drugs?

An article recently published by the Washington Post is highlighting a few of the risks associated with fertility treatments that some doctors feel are de-emphasized by existing medical literature. What…

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National Geographic Features Innovative Research That Will Advance Precision Medicine

Perhaps the most difficult thing about rare disease research is that not only do the conditions affect only a small portion of the population, but like every diagnosis, they affect…

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Scientists Develop New Approach to Study a Dangerous Form of Ovarian Cancer
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Scientists Develop New Approach to Study a Dangerous Form of Ovarian Cancer

According to a story from Stanford News, a team of researchers affiliated with Stanford University have successfully developed a new technique for studying high-grade serous ovarian cancer, which is one…

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‘Stand Up to Cancer’ Donates $1 Million to Help Develop Efficient Pancreatic Cancer Treatment
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‘Stand Up to Cancer’ Donates $1 Million to Help Develop Efficient Pancreatic Cancer Treatment

Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) has donated a million dollars for a research project dedicated towards a new way of deploying the immune system against pancreatic cancer. This is welcome…

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One Doctor’s Thoughts on the Problems with the Ovarian Cancer Screening Advice on The Ellen Show
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One Doctor’s Thoughts on the Problems with the Ovarian Cancer Screening Advice on The Ellen Show

Ellen Pompeo, who plays a doctor on Gray's Anatomy and was featured as a guest on Ellen Degeneres' The Ellen Show. We recently read an opinion piece on drjengunter.wordpress.com from OB/GYN,…

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This Company Just Got $54 Million to Develop Rare Cancer Drugs
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This Company Just Got $54 Million to Develop Rare Cancer Drugs

According to a story from crainsnewyork.com, the biotechnology company Gotham Therapeutics has received financing to the tune of $54 million so that it can begin developing drugs to treat rare…

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An Experimental Blood Test Could Help Determine the Need for Post-Surgical Chemo
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An Experimental Blood Test Could Help Determine the Need for Post-Surgical Chemo

According to a story from businesses.com.au, a new blood test that is currently in clinical trials could more accurately determine which patients will need chemotherapy to cure their cancer after…

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She was Diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer at Age Five– Now She’s Advocating for More Research
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She was Diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer at Age Five– Now She’s Advocating for More Research

According to a story from 9news.com.au, the first sign that Jemima Leydon had ovarian cancer was a stomachache. Her mother Megan assumed that it was just a stomach bug that…

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