TUESDAY, Nov. 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) — The more children a woman has, the lower her risk of ovarian cancer may be, a new study suggests.
The study also found that the risk is lower in women whose fallopian tubes have been tied — a procedure called tubal ligation.
British researchers analyzed data from more than 8,000 […]
By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter
MONDAY, Aug. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Ovarian cancer patients who use certain blood pressure drugs often live longer than other women with the disease, researchers report in a finding that hints at a potential new treatment for the deadly cancer.
The study, of over 1,400 women with ovarian cancer, found that those […]
By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter
THURSDAY, Aug. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Some women with a family history of breast or ovarian cancer might benefit from a broader genetic test that includes more than 20 genes that have been found to increase cancer risk, a new study suggests.
Genetic tests have tended to focus solely on BRCA1 and […]
By Emily WillinghamHealthDay Reporter
TUESDAY, Aug. 11, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Ovarian cancer has a reputation as a swift killer that’s often detected at a late stage, but a new study suggests that up to one-third of the women who are handed the grim diagnosis survive at least 10 years.
“We think that this is good information […]