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Oral contraceptives tied to lower ovarian cancer risk

Women who use birth control pills are less likely to develop ovarian cancer later in life, a new meta-analysis suggests.   Researchers pooled data from 24 studies and found oral contraceptive (OC) users had a lower risk of bei

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WCMC-Q researchers make cancer breakthrough

Researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar (WCMC-Q) have made a possible advancement in the way ovarian cancer is treated. Using the latest techniques and taking a new approach involving studying a smaller sample and deeper anal

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Roche drug helps ovarian cancer

Long-term use of Swiss drugmaker Roche Holding’s Avastin, in combination with chemotherapy, helped women with advanced ovarian cancer live longer without their cancer getting worse, according to results from a new study. The trial, funded

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Drug ‘shows positive results on ovarian cancer’

Women with advanced ovarian cancer who are treated with Roche's Avastin and chemotherapy and then continue to take Avastin live longer without their disease worsening than if they only have chemotherapy, the Swiss drugmaker said. Roche, th

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