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Reproductive System Cancer

Reproductive system cancers encompass a range of malignancies affecting both females and males. As a leading company in the field of rare disease research, our company is dedicated to advancing the understanding and development of therapies for reproductive system cancers.

Overview of Reproductive System Cancer

Reproductive system cancer refers to malignant tumors that primarily affect the female reproductive organs. These cancers can arise from different cell types within the breast, cervix, ovaries, and endometrium. Reproductive system cancers are a significant health concern worldwide, with varying incidence rates and mortality rates depending on the specific type and geographic region.

  • Female Reproductive Cancers

    -Cervical cancer

    -Ovarian cancer

    -Uterine cancer

    -Vaginal cancer

    -Vulvar cancer

    -Peritoneum cancer

  • Male Reproductive Cancers

    -Testicular cancer

    -Penile cancer

    -Prostate cancer

Fig.1 The female reproductive system and cancers.Fig.1 The female reproductive system and cancers. (Hoivik EA, 2022)

Targets of Reproductive System Cancer Therapy

Hormone Receptors

Targeting estrogen receptor (ER), progesterone receptor (PR), and human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2) has become a standard therapeutic approach in breast cancer. The status of hormone receptors is a critical factor in determining the most suitable therapeutic strategy.

Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor (EGFR)

Overexpression of the epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) is a common occurrence in cervical, ovarian, and endometrial cancers. The targeted inhibition of EGFR signaling pathways has demonstrated considerable potential in restraining tumor growth and enhancing outcomes.

Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (VEGF)

Angiogenesis, which involves the formation of new blood vessels, is crucial for tumor growth and metastasis. Inhibiting VEGF signaling has been a successful strategy in targeting ovarian and endometrial cancers.

DNA Repair Genes

Mutations in DNA repair genes, such as BRCA1 and BRCA2, are associated with an increased risk of ovarian cancers. Targeting these genes or exploiting their vulnerabilities has led to the development of novel therapies, such as PARP inhibitors.

Therapy Development of Reproductive System Cancer


Chemotherapy involves the use of drugs to kill cancer cells throughout the body. It is administered orally or intravenously and can be used as a primary therapy, neoadjuvant therapy, or palliative care.

Targeted Therapy

Targeted therapies specifically target cellular pathways in cancer. For example, the development of targeted therapies for cervical cancer focuses on inhibiting the activity of proteins involved in the human papillomavirus (HPV) life cycle.


Immunotherapy harnesses the body's immune system to recognize and destroy cancer cells. Checkpoint inhibitors, such as pembrolizumab, have shown promising results in certain subtypes of reproductive system cancers.

Our Services

Reproductive system cancers pose significant challenges in diagnostics and therapy development due to their complex molecular mechanisms. Our Company is committed to driving innovation in reproductive system cancer therapy development, aiming to provide you with quality solutions.

Rare Types of Reproductive System Cancers

Therapy Development Platforms

Animal models play a crucial role in studying reproductive system cancers and evaluating the efficacy of potential therapies. Our Company offers state-of-the-art animal model development services. At the same time, we have different experimental animal species to support drug safety evaluation as well as pharmacokinetic analysis.

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  • Hoivik EA. "Genomic Landscapes and Tumor Evolution in Metastatic Gynecological Cancers". In: Sergi CM, editor. Metastasis [Internet]. Brisbane (AU): Exon Publications; 2022 May 3. Chapter 5.
  • O'Sullivan Coyne, Geraldine, et al. "PARP inhibitors in reproductive system cancers: current use and developments." Drugs 77.2 (2017): 113-130.

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