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Fluid build-up in the abdomen, making it swollen and bloated.

News: New research makes inroad into deadly ovarian cancer

…which kills more than half of all Australian women who are diagnosed within five years. With funding from Cancer Council Queensland, researchers at QUT are working to better understand how serous ovarian cancer cells aggregate and survive in the ascites

News: 3D models mimic cells to fight aggressive ovarian cancer

…project, we use a 3D culture model to mimic the cancer cells that float in the ascites that accumulates in the abdomen of women with ovarian cancer. “We use another 3D model of the cancer cells invading the abdominal wall…