Gynecologic Oncology Articles

Disparities in Guideline-Based Cervical Cancer Care Greatest at High-Volume Hospitals
Shitanshu Uppal, MD, discusses a study of racial and ethnic disparities in guideline-based care for women with locally advanced cervical cancer and the need for a more comprehensive registry process.
A Call for Molecular Profiling in Uterine Carcinosarcoma
Douglas Levine, MD, discusses a recent study in uterine carcinosarcoma and early steps toward developing therapeutic regimens.
Implementation of Cervical Cancer Screening in Developing Countries
Ann Marie Beddoe, MD, discusses a study implementing cervical cancer screening and highlights HPV predictors in developing countries.
Immunotherapy AXAL Tops Survival Mark in Cervical Cancer
An immunotherapy targeting HPV-infected cells led to an unprecedented 1-year survival rate in patients with recurrent, metastatic cervical cancer.
Parents Continue to See HPV Vaccine as Unnecessary and Worry Over Its Safety
A survey was given to parents of teenage girls in an effort to understand the relatively low uptake of the HPV vaccine in the United States. 
Refined Approach Required for Immunotherapy Success in Gynecologic Cancers
Dmitriy Zamarin, MD, PhD, discusses the current state of immunotherapy in gynecologic cancers and necessary next steps for advancement in these diseases. 
Botswana Clinic Offers Lessons for Cervical Cancer Care With Limited Resources
The University of Pennsylvania took a multidisciplinary team to Botswana to implement an approach to bring treatment to patients with cervical cancer in a more efficient and conducive way.
Expert Discusses Benefit of IMRT in Gynecologic Cancers
Ann H. Klopp, MD, PhD, discusses a phase III study highlighting the benefit of using intensity-modulated radiation therapy in gynecologic cancers and remaining challenges with radiation therapy in this setting.
Endometrial Cancer Survivors at High Risk for Cardiotoxicity
A new study has provided yet more evidence that survivors of endometrial cancer should be closely monitored for cardiovascular disease.
Intentional Weight Loss Linked to Reduction in Endometrial Cancer Risk
Intentional weight loss in postmenopausal women has been found to be associated with a lower endometrial cancer risk, particularly among those with obesity, according to the results of a recent study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
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