Oncology & Cancer

Multi-gene testing could detect more hereditary cancer syndromes

Up to 38.6% of people with colon cancer who have a hereditary cancer syndrome—including 6.3% of those with Lynch syndrome—could have their conditions remain undetected with current universal tumor-screening methods, and ...

Medical research

FDA approves immunotherapy for dMMR endometrial cancer

The anti-programmed death receptor 1 (PD-1) monotherapy Jemperli (dostarlimab) received approval for treatment of mismatch repair-deficient (dMMR) recurrent or advanced endometrial cancer that has progressed after treatment ...

Oncology & Cancer

An IUD could ward off endometrial cancer in women at risk

For some patients who have early endometrial cancer or a precancerous condition, a hysterectomy may not be a good option because of serious health issues or the desire to preserve fertility.

Oncology & Cancer

IUD saving fertility for women with cancer

A common intrauterine device (IUD) could help preserve fertility and reduce the need for hysterectomies for women suffering endometrial cancer, according to University of Queensland research.

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