Blood Relations: New Study Explores Early Detection of Ovarian Cancer, Arizona State University And Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Study  
6/17/2010 8:18:38 AM

ScienceDaily (June 16, 2010) — Despite many research advances, ovarian cancer remains lethal in a majority of cases, due to late diagnosis of the disease. In a new study, Dr. Joshua LaBaer of the Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University, along with Arturo Ramirez and Paul Lampe, researchers at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, used a novel method for identifying biomarkers—proteins in blood that can identify ovarian cancer before symptoms appear.