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More accurate diagnosis for rare ovarian cancer type

UNSW medical researchers have shown how a biomarker could help doctors more accurately diagnose one of the rarest types of ovarian cancer. A biomarker could help doctors more accurately diagnose mucinous ovarian cancer—one of the rarest types of the insidious disease, UNSW medical researchers have revealed. Down the track, better diagnosis is hoped to help […]

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The impact of infertility on cancer patients

New research led by Western Sydney University has revealed that infertility—one of the most distressing long-term effects of cancer treatment—is often overlooked in advising patients about treatment, and in understanding the impact of cancer on the quality of life. In the latest ARC funded research, published by Psycho‐Oncology, a survey of 878 cancer survivors found […]

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Research going keto to fight cancer

Investigators at the University of Cincinnati are studying whether or not a modified Atkins-type ketogenic diet could help make treatments for a common, but dangerous, type of brain cancer called glioblastoma more effective. This unique clinical trial, only being offered at UC, will allow experts to follow patients with glioblastoma to see if a ketogenic […]