Ovarian Cancer

While Medicare Part D enrollees may see their out-of-pocket expenses, deductibles, and premiums increase in 2020, protections of the drugs used in cancer treatment will remain in place. Read Article ›

The rise in the number of cancer drugs taken orally has placed a renewed focus on the importance—and challenges—of patient adherence to self-administered oral medications. Read Article ›

BRCA wild-type tumors are more common in women with ovarian cancer and may need higher doses of the tumor-targeting PARP inhibitor. Read Article ›

The ovarian cancer patients’ internal dialogue may delay a cancer diagnosis and can also overestimate the capability of chemotherapy. Read Article ›

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 Article ›

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

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

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

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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 Article ›

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