Category Archives: Ovarian Cancer

A New Method to Treat Chemotherapy-Induced Neuropathic Pain

If you are cancer patients and have to receive chemotherapy agents such as taxanes (paclitaxol- Taxol and docetaxel-Taxotere), vinca alkaloids (vinorelbine-Navelbine) and platinum compounds (cisplatin, carboplatin – Paraplatin and oxaliplatin – Eloxatin), it is likely that you might experience chemotherapy … Continue reading

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A New Agent That Might Change the Lives of Many Cancer Patients

This is not only good news for all prostate cancer patients, but is also good news for all cancer patients. The investigational radiopharmaceutical radium-223 chloride (Alpharadin) has recently been shown to improve survival in patients with advanced prostate cancer and … Continue reading

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It is Better for Cancer Patients to Die at Home

Cancer patients who die at home do so more peacefully and their caregivers also end up doing better emotionally, reported in the September 13th issue in the Journal of Clinical Oncology  Wright’s team studied 342 terminal cancer patients and their … Continue reading

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Avastin Boosts Progression-Free Survival in Ovarian Cancer Patients

Adding bevacizumab (Avastin) to chemotherapy, followed by bevacizumab as maintenance therapy, can significantly prolong progression-free survival in women with advanced ovarian cancer.  The study consisted of 1873 women with newly diagnosed stage III (macroscopic residual disease) or stage IV ovarian, primary peritoneal, … Continue reading

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A New and Better Treatment Improves Survival in Ovarian Cancer Patients

It is well known that chemotherapy can not be used in a patient for a long time due to its toxicity.  A new study indicated that patients who have stopped chemotherapy can lived longer without disease worsening by adding Avastin® … Continue reading

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