Individualizing Medicine Blog Update:

Liquid Biopsies Offer Hope for Earlier Treatment, Better Tracking of Ovarian Cancer

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Ovarian cancer has long been one of the trickiest forms of cancer to diagnose and treat. It often goes unnoticed until the late stages.  For most women, the cancer goes into remission after the first round of treatment but then returns with a vengeance.  Three-quarters of the time, ovarian cancer comes back with a tumor that stubbornly resists chemotherapy.

Now, investigators at the Center for Individualized Medicine at Mayo Clinic have new hope for improving the odds against ovarian cancer. They’ve found a new way to catch it when it returns --potentially as soon as right after surgery.  Learn more here…

 

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