Late-stage ovarian cancer can be treated

Researchers have discovered a peptide that shrinks advanced tumours and improves survival rates for ovarian cancer.  Ovarian cancer is the most lethal gynecological cancer. Its symptoms, which include nausea, bloating and abdominal pain, are vague and can be attributed to a number of ailments.

Often the disease remains undetected until it’s well advanced, when the odds of survival are poor.  It’s called the silent killer because it really does sneak up on you. In addition to regressing tumours, ABT-898 essentially prunes dysfunctional blood vessels in the tumour while leaving healthy vessels intact. Read more…

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