Gynecologic Oncology

New Clinician Spotlight: Catherine Watson

Catherine Watson, MD, has joined Vanderbilt University Medical Center as an assistant professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, specializing in gynecologic oncology.

VUMC Mourns the Passing of Howard W. Jones III, MD

Howard W. Jones III, MD, professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, former chair of the department and a world-renowned researcher into the causes and treatment of gynecologic cancer, died unexpectedly in his sleep on Saturday, March 9. He was 76.

Drug combos enhance ovarian cancer cell death

Drugs that target DNA damage improve ovarian cancer cell response to platinum chemotherapies, suggesting new therapeutic opportunities.

Overcoming resistance in ovarian cancer

The nuclear receptor TR3 contributes to ovarian cancer cell death in response to platinum-based chemotherapy – and may be a good target for overcoming cell resistance to certain treatments.

A drug combo for ovarian cancer

Combining another drug with platinum-based chemotherapies may be more effective against ovarian cancer.