New treatment for ovarian cancer.

A device that filters free floating cancer cells from the body could mean a new treatment option for ovarian cancer.
The device provides a way to extend lives of patients with ovarian cancer while continuing other treatments. The machine that is used outside of the body lowers the chances that a patient will develop secondary tumors that can complicate cancer treatment.
One can remove the primary cancer, but the problem is metastasis. A good deal of the metastasis in ovarian cancer comes from cancer cells sloughing off into the abdominal cavity and spreading the disease that way. Read more…

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