Cancer

Decreasing the most common gynecologic cancer

Endometrial cancer is the most common gynecologic cancer in the U.S., according to the American Cancer Society. An estimated 60,000 new cases of endometrial cancer - also known as uterine cancer - are diagnosed annually.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Enhanced recovery pathway helpful in gyn-onc surgery

(HealthDay)—An enhanced recovery pathway is beneficial for gynecologic oncology patients undergoing minimally invasive surgery, according to a study published in the July issue of Obstetrics & Gynecology.

Surgery

Could a low-risk surgery help your chronic heartburn?

(HealthDay)—A minimally invasive surgery to treat chronic heartburn is safer than generally believed, and could be a desirable alternative to long-term use of acid reflux medications, new research indicates.

Cardiology

Stroke risk increases from stenting in older patients

Vascular surgery appears to be safer than stenting for patients over 70 years of age with carotid stenosis, or a blockage of the carotid arteries in the neck, according to new findings published today in The Lancet.

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