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Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian Cancer

A new app, called ADNEX, helps distinguish between benign and malignant ovarian tumors, potentially improving triage and management decisions.

New research looking at complication rates and cost for oophorectomy and cystectomy favors conventional laparoscopy over robotic surgery.

Maintenance therapy with pazopanib improved progression-free survival by 5.6 months in advanced ovarian cancer patients, according to results of a new study.

The Society of Gynecologic Oncology (SGO) recently issued two new clinical practice statements recommending genetic testing for all women with endometrial and ovarian cancers, regardless of family history.

Being overweight increases a woman’s risk of ovarian cancer, according to a new comprehensive report. The finding offers a way to reduce the risk.

The use of oral contraceptives in women with BRCA1/2 mutations was associated with a reduced risk of ovarian cancer.

With regard to potential research strategies relevant to the treatment of triple-negative breast cancer/basal-like breast cancer, potential targets include PTEN, INPP4B, PIK3CA, KRAS, BRAF, EGFR, FGFR1, FGFR2, IGFR1, KIT, MET, PDGFRA, and the HIF1-α/ARNT pathway. Many of these will be discussed further in this review article.

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