News tagged with gynecological cancers
A new study from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center is the first to report that high blood calcium levels might predict of ovarian cancer, the most fatal of the gynecologic cancers.
Cancer Jan 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
the surgical tying or severing of fallopian tubes to prohibit pregnancy – have less frequent Pap smears, which puts them at an increased risk for cervical cancer, according to research recently released by a team that included ...
Cancer Jan 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at Yale School of Medicine have identified a key link between stem cell factors that fuel ovarian cancer's growth and patient prognosis. The study, which paves the way for developing novel targeted ovarian cancer ...
Cancer Jan 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
The pelvic exam, a standard part of a woman's gynecologic checkup, frequently is performed for reasons that are medically unjustified, according to the authors of a UCSF study that may lay the groundwork for future changes ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Dec 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Younger women with aggressive breast cancers often benefit more than older women when they undergo early, pre-operative chemotherapy, a new study finds.
Cancer Dec 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Women who have surgery for ovarian cancer have better outcomes if they are treated at high-volume hospitals, according to researchers at the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University ...
Cancer Nov 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A study by researchers at the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center (HICCC) at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center, recently e-published ahead of print by the Journal of Clinical Oncology, sugges ...
Cancer Nov 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Aspirin use may decrease type of ovarian cancer, though risks of analgesic use must still be considered
A new study conducted by European researchers in Denmark suggests that regular use of pain relief medications such as aspirin, can lead to a decreased risk of serious ovarian cancer in women. This is important ...
Cancer Nov 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Waiting too long after a hysterectomy to begin radiation therapy may increase the risk of uterine cancer recurrence, according to a new study from researchers at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit.
Cancer Oct 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Most women need testing for cervical cancer only every three to five years, rather than annually, according to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Oct 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
New research shows that women who regularly use pain relief medications, particularly aspirin, have a decreased risk of serous ovarian cancer—an aggressive carcinoma affecting the surface of the ovary. The study published ...
Cancer Oct 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Differences in treatment for advanced ovarian cancer could explain why UK survival lags behind other countries
The main reason women are less likely to survive ovarian cancer in the UK than in other comparable countries appears to be due to very low survival in those with more advanced stages of the disease, shows ...
Cancer Oct 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Two Swedish women received new uteruses at the weekend in the world's first mother-to-daughter uterine transplants aimed at helping them have babies, Gothenburg University announced on Tuesday.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Sep 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—A leading U.S. government panel has recommended against ovarian cancer screening for women who are not at high risk for the disease.
Cancer Sep 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at the University of British Columbia are leading the first nationwide project on how sexual and gender minorities experience cancer, highlighting previously overlooked communities perspectives on cancer ...
Cancer Aug 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0