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Bard1 Life Sciences (ASX:BD1) reveals tech’s efficiency in detecting breast cancer

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By: Samantha Goerling From: themarketherald.com.au Australian diagnostics company Bard1 Life Sciences (BD1) has revealed its SubB2M technology can detect all stages of breast cancer from a blood sample. Research completed by the Griffith University’s Institute for Glycomics found the technology could detect the cancer with 100 per cent specificity and 95 per cent sensitivity. “A non-invasive, accurate and reliable blood test …

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Rare Patient Voice: Ovarian and Fallopian Tube Cancer, Age 25-75, Diagnosed 2016-2021

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Study Details: 60 min Web-Assisted Phone Interview Compensation $100 Please sign up at the link below for more information or to see if you qualify. https://rarepatientvoice.com/LetLifeHappen/ Why Sign up with Rare Patient Voice? Who knows better than you about your journey and experiences?  We connect you with researchers who are developing products and services which can help you and others …

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Rare Patient Voice: Ovarian Cancer Patients and Caregivers (Diagnosed in the last 18 months)

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Study Details: 60 min Web-Assisted Phone Interview Compensation $125 Please sign up at the link below for more information or to see if you qualify. https://rarepatientvoice.com/LetLifeHappen/ Why Sign up with Rare Patient Voice? Who knows better than you about your journey and experiences?  We connect you with researchers who are developing products and services which can help you and others …

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Research KSQ boosts PARP inhibition in animal models of ovarian and breast cancers with USP1 inhibitor

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By: Arlene Weintraub From: fiercebiotech.com PARP inhibitors like Lynparza from Merck and AstraZeneca have been effective in some patients with ovarian and breast cancers, but many develop resistance to the drugs, and some people don’t respond at all. KSQ Therapeutics hopes to provide hope for those patients with a first-in-class drug that may be able to boost Lynparza’s effectiveness when …

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Optimal Sequencing Remains a Hurdle in Ovarian Cancer Treatment

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By: Brittany Lovely From: onclive.com The surge of treatment options for patients with ovarian cancer poses a daunting challenge as answers for optimal sequencing continue to elude clinicians. Bevacizumab (Avastin) continues to hold the most utility in this disease setting, but the addition of PARP inhibitors, and immunotherapy raises the question of how to best deliver efficient regimens to patients. …

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Navicixizumab Combo Shows Benefit in Heavily Pretreated Ovarian Cancer

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By: Jason M. Broderick From: onclive.com The anti-DLL4/VEGF bispecific antibody navicixizumab showed promising clinical activity when used in combination with paclitaxel in heavily pretreated patients with platinum-resistant ovarian cancer, according to findings from a phase Ib study. The data build on positive single-agent phase Ia data previously shared. The phase Ib results showed that the overall response rate per RECIST …

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Test measures immune response to improve ovarian cancer diagnosis

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Source: RMIT University From: miragenews.com Researchers have developed a simple blood test that measures the body’s own immune response to improve diagnosis of ovarian cancer. Ovarian cancer is one of the most common gynaecologic cancers, with the highest mortality rate. About 300,000 new cases are diagnosed globally each year, with an estimated 60% of women dying within five years after …

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Understanding Prevention For Hereditary Cancer

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By: Sue Friedman From: curetoday.com My first encounter with hereditary cancer came in 1996 when I was 33. I was early in my career as a veterinarian, a mother to a one-year-old, and preparing to have another child. Then, I was diagnosed with breast cancer. My diagnosis came out of the blue. I didn’t have a profound family history of …

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UMass Amherst Researcher Aims to Develop New Screening for BRCA-Positive Breastfeeding Women

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Contact: Kathleen Arcaro 413-577-1823 From: umass.edu Groundbreaking Study is Recruiting Lactating Moms from Across the Country Breastfeeding women with a pathogenic BRCA1 or BRCA2 genetic mutation face a significant risk, even at a young age, of breast and ovarian cancer. Yet no fully effective breast cancer screening method exists for nursing mothers in this high-risk group, some of whom are …

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Payer CMS approves Medicare coverage of next-generation sequencing tests for inherited ovarian, breast cancers

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By: Robert King From: fiercehealthcare.com Medicare can now cover breakthrough laboratory diagnostic tests that use Next Generation Sequencing for patients with inherited ovarian or breast cancer. The decision announced Monday by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is the latest move by the agency to address how to cover costly new cancer diagnostics and treatments. CMS decided to first …