Ana is a molecular biologist enthusiastic about innovation and communication. In her role as a science writer she wishes to bring the advances in medical science and technology closer to the public, particularly to those most in need of them. Ana holds a PhD in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Lisbon, Portugal, where she focused her research on molecular biology, epigenetics and infectious diseases.
Rubraca (rucaparib), a therapy for relapsed or progressive ovarian, fallopian, or primary peritoneal cancer, was provisionally rejected for use on England’s National Health Service (NHS). In justifying its decision, ... Read more
A combination of Zejula (niraparib) and Keytruda (pembrolizumab) is well-tolerated and has promising anti-tumor activity in women with ovarian carcinoma who have failed prior platinum-based chemotherapy, results from a ... Read more
Researchers have developed a two-step approach that harnesses the aging process of cells, allowing breast and ovarian cancers to be effectively targeted and destroyed in cell and mouse preclinical ... Read more
DPX-Survivac combined with intermittent low-dose cyclophosphamide can generate significant anti-tumor immune responses that correlate with tumor regression in women with recurrent advanced ovarian cancer, latest results from the DECIDE1 ... Read more
Maintenance therapy with Rubraca (rucaparib) tablets continues to benefit women with recurrent ovarian cancer after weighing in patients’ perceptions about their health, disease symptoms, and treatment toxicity, a retrospective analysis ... Read more
Combining Immunogen‘s mirvetuximab soravtansine, an investigational antibody-drug conjugate, with Avastin (bevacizumab) showed signs of favorable efficacy and demonstrated a manageable safety profile in patients with platinum-resistant ovarian cancer, according ... Read more
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