Rising up against ovarian cancer
April 16, 2019
Genetic testing under-utilized in ovarian cancer
Genetic testing under-utilized in ovarian cancer

Only a minority of women with ovarian or breast cancer undergo recommended genetic testing, a new study suggests. Stanford University study finds substantial under-testing of ovarian cancer patients for genetic mutations; know the guidelines.
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June 21, 2019
Novel Ovarian Cancer Diagnostic May Eliminate Need for Exploratory Surgery
Novel Ovarian Cancer Diagnostic May Eliminate Need for Exploratory Surgery

Swedish scientists say they have developed a blood test that may provide a more precise diagnostic for suspected ovarian cancer. A biomarker signature identifies 11 plasma proteins with a high degree of accuracy. This could lead to a reduction in unnecessary surgery and to earlier detection and treatment for affected women.
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