ovarian cancer

Susan Ramus

A UNSW Sydney academic has been recognised at the 2021 NHMRC Research Excellence Awards for her research to improve the outcomes for women diagnosed with ovarian cancer.

Woman with hands in front of her pelvis

I was motivated to improve the outcome for women with ovarian cancer by my experience as a junior doctor in London in 1985. But 36 years on, the results aren't what we'd hoped.

Ian Jacobs in conversation

Research led by UNSW Sydney's Vice-Chancellor has found screening methods for ovarian cancer do not improve survival rates from the disease.

Formalin-Fixed Paraffin-Embedded (FFPE) tumour blocks in Professor Ramus’ lab

A global team of medical researchers led by UNSW have developed a test that could help to predict survival for women diagnosed with ovarian cancer, and pave the way towards personalised treatment.

Micrograph of a serous papillary carcinoma (adenocarcinoma) of ovary

A new tool will help researchers and clinicians to classify ovarian cancer patients’ tumours into subtypes.

Mucinous ovarian cancer cells

UNSW medical researchers have shown how a biomarker could help doctors more accurately diagnose one of the rarest types of ovarian cancer.

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UNSW's Kristina Warton has received a grant from the Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation to investigate a blood test for early detection of ovarian cancer.

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Researchers led by the US Mayo Clinic and UNSW Sydney have found that patients with high-grade ovarian cancer showed the most infiltration with a type of white blood cell, which were associated with longer overall survival.

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Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation grants will help UNSW researchers in their mission to improve the long-term survival of women with ovarian cancer.

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Four UNSW PhD candidates have won funding for PhD scholarships announced by NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard.

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