Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian cancer not only exacts a high mortality rate, but also affects the physical, mental, and financial health of those diagnosed with the disease. Read More ›

Epidemiologic studies reveal population-based disparities in ovarian cancer morbidity and mortality rates. Read More ›

Genetic, menstrual, and other factors have been associated with increased risk of ovarian cancer. Read More ›

Current screening practices for ovarian cancer continue to result in late-stage diagnoses with consequent poor prognoses. Read More ›

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Patients with ovarian cancer can respond to immunotherapy, but rationally designed synergistic combinations will be necessary to enhance upfront efficacy and to sustain durability, said Daniel J. Powell Jr, PhD, Scientific Director of Immunotherapy, Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Center for Cellular Immunotherapy, University of Penn­sylvania, Philadelphia, at the 2019 ASCO-­SITC Clinical Immuno-­Oncology Symposium. Read More ›

Ovarian cancers with BRCA mutations are less immunogenic than other DNA repair–deficient tumors. Targeting the DNA damage response using PARP inhibitors may help to improve the modest responses of ovarian cancer seen with single-agent immune checkpoint inhibitors, said ­Panagiotis A. Konstantinopoulos, MD, PhD, Director of Translational Research, Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, at the 2019 ASCO-SITC Clinical Immuno-Oncology Symposium. Read More ›

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