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OCRF Research Finds Combination Immunotherapy Promising

OCRF Grantee Michael Goldberg, PhD (August 19, 2015) Whereas chemotherapy kills cancer cells only while it is being administered, immunotherapy can lead to an adaptive immune response that persists long after treatment is ceased. By simple analogy, whereas aspirin provides temporary pain relief, a polio... 

Ovarian Cancer Survival Rates Higher Than Thought

(August 17, 2015) A study from the University of California, Davis found that one-third of women with ovarian cancer survive at least 10 years after diagnosis. The study, published in the Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, linked high survival rates with younger ages, early stages, and tumor type... 

Study Finds Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy Underutilized

(August 4, 2015) A study published online in the Journal of Clinical Oncology reports that although the use of intraperitoneal chemotherapy (IP)/IV chemotherapy increased significantly at major cancer centers between 2003 and 2012, fewer than 50% of eligible patients received it. Previous studies have...