New Screening Method for Ovarian Cancer Looks Promising

A new screening test developing in the United Kingdom has been shown to possibly detect twice the ovarian cancer cases than traditional methods. Researchers used a new method to track a specific protein called CA125 over time. They then learned to interpret the data to find possible cancers. Women with the cancer showed unusually high […]

Immune System Drugs Fight Tumors

A 49-year old woman had three melanoma growths removed from her, reported on Forbes, but the disease was spreading even more. Several tumors were growing under her left breast. Doctors at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center offered the woman two different experimental drugs to combine. Opdivo and Yervoy, which are both Myers Squibb; these medicines […]