Top 10 Ovarian Cancer Stories of 2018

Top 10 Ovarian Cancer Stories of 2018
Ovarian Cancer News Today brought you daily coverage of important discoveries, treatment developments, clinical trials, and other events related to ovarian cancer throughout 2018. We look forward to providing more news during 2019. As a reminder of what mattered most to you in 2018, here are the 10 most-read articles of last year.

No. 10 — "Compounds Found to Reverse Chemotherapy Resistance in Ovarian Cancer in Lab Tests"

In this study, a research team at Southern Methodist University identified three compounds that prevent cancer cells from pumping out harmful substances that can counter chemotherapy. The compounds inhibited the pumping machinery and, when delivered in combination with chemotherapeutic agents, reversed chemo resistance even in some of the most aggressive forms of ovarian cancer. The approach is a long way from the market, but researchers are hopeful it will bring alternatives to future ovarian cancer patients

No. 9 — "Kazia’s Cantrixil Shows Signs of Effectiveness in Advanced Ovarian Cancer Trial"

Targeting cancer stem cells has also shown some promise in ovarian cancer patients. These cells can proliferate and differentiate to create new tumors, but are mostly resistant to common treatment, being the major cause of relapses and canc
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