Gynecologic Oncology Articles

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.
Disparities in Cervical Cancer Mortality Rates Highlight Need for Specialized Treatment
Anne Rositch, PhD, discusses important takeaways from her study on hysterectomy-corrected mortality rates in cervical cancer and the significance of cervical cancer screening.
Expert Discusses Updated HPV Vaccine Recommendations
Lois Ramondetta, MD, discusses the updated recommendations and the importance of advocating for lesser-known HPV-associated cancers.
Researchers Reveal New Subtype of Cervical Cancer
Carolyn E. Banister, MD, discusses the results of a study that uncovered a new subtype of cervical cancer, as well as some of the remaining challenges in the overall treatment landscape.
Expert Discusses Role of Vaginal Microbes in Endometrial Cancer Detection
A direct assessment of the uterine microbiome in patients with endometrial cancer has revealed a potential predictive role for vaginal microbes.
Early Endometrial Cancer Mutations Detectable in Uterine Lavage Fluid
As mortality rates continue to climb in endometrial cancer, there remains a pressing need for effective screening and diagnostics.
CT-Planned, High-Dose-Rate Brachytherapy Effective in Cervical Cancer
The use of CT-planned high-dose-rate intracavitary brachytherapy demonstrated excellent local control and survival for patients with stage I/II cervical carcinoma, according to the results of a recent study published in Gynecologic Oncology.
Expedited Surgery Increases Mortality Risk in Endometrial Cancer
Patients with endometrial cancer who receive surgery in the first 2 weeks after diagnosis have worse survival outcomes, according to a study recently reported in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Study Links NSAIDs to Increased Mortality in Endometrial Cancer
An association was found between the use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and endometrial cancer risk.
Levine Sheds Light on Precision Medicine in Gynecologic Malignancies
Significant progress is being made in the treatment of gynecologic malignancies, especially in ovarian cancer, according to Douglas A. Levine, MD.
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