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DESKTOP III Trial -ASCO 2017 Abstract

Results of DESKTOP III ( Progression Free Survival) have been published recently in ASCO Abstracts

The median Progression free survival in patients undergoing secondary cytoreduction for relapsed ovarian cancer (with 6 months plus platinum free interval, positive AGO score ie., ECOG 0,<500 mL Ascites, complete resection at first surgery) was 19.6 months versus 14 months without surgery.

The abstract can be accessed here

http://abstracts.asco.org/199/AbstView_199_187518.html

 

Bhagavad Gita

यो न ह्रुष्यति न द्वेष्टि न शोचाति न काङ्क्षति |

शुभाशुभपरित्यागी भक्तिमान्यः स मे प्रियः ||

Chapter 12 Verse 17

He who neither rejoices nor hates nor grieves nor sesires, renouncing good and evil,full of devotion, he is dear to me.

Bhagavad Gita

कर्मण्यकर्म यः पश्येदकर्मणि च यः|

स बुद्धिमान्मनुष्येषु स युक्तः कृत्स्नकर्मक्र्त ||

He who sees inaction in action, and action in inaction, he is wise among men, he is a yogi and accomplisher of everything

Chapter 4 verse 18

Bhagavad Gita

कायेन मनसा बुद्ध्या केवलैरिन्द्रियैरपि |

योगिनः कर्म कुर्वन्ति सङ्गं त्यक्त्वात्मशुद्धये ||

Chapter 5 Verse 11

The Yogi, abandoning attachment, performs work with the body, the mind, the intellect and the senses only, for self-purification.

Bilateral Oophorectomy and breast cancer risk in BRCA 1 and BRCA 2 mutation carriers

Findings from a prospective study has suggested that prophylactic oophorectomy may play a role in prevention of premenopausal breast cancer in BRCA 2 mutation carriers but not in BRCA 1 .

You can find the link to the study here

https://academic.oup.com/jnci/article-abstract/109/1/1/2905636/Bilateral-Oophorectomy-and-Breast-Cancer-Risk-in?redirectedFrom=fulltext