Ovarian cancer is the 6th most common cancer in women in the UK, with 7,400 people diagnosed each year. The symptoms of ovarian cancer can be very vague, particularly when the disease is in its early stages.
New research has shown that an intelligent knife can distinguish between ovarian cancer and normal tissue. Could it help make ovarian cancer surgery smarter?
This week saw new research on brain tumour and ovarian cancers, while MPs launched an inquiry into e-cigarettes.
In this week’s cancer news there’s Brexit plans, viruses being used as treatments, and disagreements over screening for prostate cancer.
Our scientists are looking for ways to use blood tests in cancer prognosis and treatment planning.
Recent research has reinforced the need for all women with ovarian cancer to receive genetic testing, but they aren’t. We explore why.
We look at the long-awaited results from a study testing whether an ovarian cancer screening programme could actually save lives from the disease.