Clinical trials

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New Blog Post about Clinical Trials

  • By Scoobydoobeach · New reply April 5, 2014
  • 11 replies
  • I have written a new blog post about clinical trials based on my notes of a recent OCRF webinar and my personal experience. /2014/03/clinical-trials-2014-webinar-no ...

Rejected from Olaparib trial

  • By HGrecruit · New reply March 29, 2014
  • 5 replies
  • I was supposed to start a clinical trial of olaparib on Friday but just heard that I've been rejected because I had a blood transfusion recently. After my last round of chemo, my blood counts were low ...

Exercise and survival

  • By suzyq62xoxo · New reply March 29, 2014
  • 12 replies
  • Hi all, I read about a clinical trial attempting to associate diet and exercise to survival of OC. They've already established a link between exercise and survival of breast, colon and prostate cancers ...


  • By upt · New reply March 24, 2014
  • 13 replies
  • My wife was diagnosed with OC (high grade) III C in December, 2010. Usual carboplatin and taxol and surgery and remission for 11 months. Occurence treated with Carboplatin, Abraxane (six doses) and Avastin ...

Wee 1 inhibitor

  • By myMIL · New reply March 19, 2014
  • 2 replies
  • Has anyone heard of or participated in the Nci study 13-c-0032. The drug is a Wee 1 inhibitor, Single agent MK-1775. This is a phase 1B trial. My mother in law is BRCA 2 and although the trial is new ...

GSK2110183 / carboplatin & paclitaxel trial

  • By SarahKFitzy · New reply March 19, 2014
  • 2 replies
  • Hi All, Mum was diagnosed 3c last May, major surgery at the end of May and optimal debulking achieved. Chemo started in July and ended November (3 treatments in a 3 week period - 2 via IP and 1 via IV ...

Olaparib Data - Easier :-)

  • By YoungMother · Posted March 13, 2014
  • 0 replies
  • If anyone has been on Olaparib, would be grateful if you can fill this out!! Rw9Eqi1PfRLNCVn-dp8Os6VPf-q4UliX7_1Q/vie wform I know there are some other data sources ...

New Castle Clinical Trials

  • By sharonfaith7 · New reply March 8, 2014
  • 5 replies
  • Is anyone involved with clinical trials with the New Castle virus? Thanks Sharon ...

Anyone in a PARP inhibitor trial who's BRAC negative?

  • By teresamaries · New reply February 26, 2014
  • 16 replies
  • My oncologist suggested that I am a good candidate for a PARP inhibitor trial. Are any of you in such a trial -- and BRAC negative? Any information would be greatly appreciated!!!! THanks ...

chemo 3rd time round

  • By Trishap1968 · New reply February 24, 2014
  • 3 replies
  • i was diagnosed with 1c ovarian cancer in july 11. had a compleat hysterectomy and then started chemo 6 sessions of taxil/ carboplatin. within 3 months it returned again. then i started round 2 of chemo ...

Breast cancer- immunotherapy anyone tried?

  • By sterlchem · New reply February 24, 2014
  • 1 reply
  • My wife is on stage IV breast cancer.she is now on weekly taxol for 12 weeks.I understand immunotherapy is now successfully applied to different types of cancer.Does anyone has information for breast ...

New Biologic Drug

  • By elizd · New reply February 24, 2014
  • 6 replies
  • Could be interesting.... eted-treatment-ovarian-cancer-181500734. html ...

Niraparib - anybody using this?

  • By LookUP-JustBelieve · New reply February 16, 2014
  • 1 reply
  • Just finished my second chemo, doxil/carbo, Feb.13, my first round was in 2011 taxil/carbo. Now cancer center is suggesting a clinical trail with niraparib / placebo controlled. I don't like the chances ...

Turned down for the UPENN vaccine trial :(

  • By jemrnim · New reply February 15, 2014
  • 15 replies
  • Wondering if anyone has been told they weren't a candidate for the vaccine trial because you have ovarian carcinamatosis. Feeling a bit defeated today. I was really hoping to have a shot at the vaccine ...

New drug on horizon for ovarian cancer

  • By momanderson920 · New reply February 4, 2014
  • 6 replies
  • phase-ii-trial-achieves-123000455.html ...

Cancer Immunotherapy is the Medical Breakthrough of 2013

  • By DragonGirl · New reply January 18, 2014
  • 15 replies
  • Dear Friends - I know we all face so many challenges with this cancer and there are no magic wands but I did want to make sure you saw the good news in Science Magazine declaring "Cancer Immunotherapy ...

Being asked to participate in research trial of Vintafolide.

  • By skylisa · New reply November 13, 2013
  • 9 replies
  • Asked to participate in a previous identified as EC 145. Does anyone know anything about this trial? They are using OLD/Dpxil/Caelyx and Vintafolide or placebo ...

Vaccine Treatment Trial?

  • By caidou · New reply November 8, 2013
  • 3 replies
  • Dear Sisters, I am currently NED with a low CA125, just finished my initial chemo round of Taxol/Carboplatin. But I have started investigating vaccines because of a friend who works with researchers at ...


  • By Lindapolish · New reply October 3, 2013
  • 12 replies
  • I am going to start the new REGN421 trial at OSU James Cancer Center IF I past all the tests. I guess I better start studying, HA HA!! I only see one person out there who is on it. My doctor told me there ...

AMG 386 versus Temsirolimus

  • By badgerette · New reply October 1, 2013
  • 2 replies
  • As a newly diagnosed (stage IIIc, Gr 4) 67 year old I've been presented with two possible clinical trials for ovarian cancer: a double blind (2/3 drug, 1/3 placebo) AMG 386 trial or a temsirolimus trial ...

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