The OncLive Gynecologic Oncology condition center page is a comprehensive resource for clinical news and expert insights on various types of gynecologic cancers, including ovarian cancer, endometrial cancer, and uterine cancer, among others. This section features news articles, interviews with gynecologic oncologists in written and video format, and podcasts that focus on unmet needs, treatment advances, and ongoing research in gynecologic cancers.
August 11th 2010
GlaxoSmithKline%u2019s experimental cervical cancer vaccine Cervarix has proven 100% effective in preventing precancerous lesions due to cancer-causing human papillomavirus (HPV) strains 16 and 18 for up to five and a half years.
July 8th 2010
The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN), a nonprofit alliance of 21 leading cancer centers worldwide, develops and publishes clinical practice guidelines to promote the importance of continuous quality improvement. The primary goal of all its initiatives is to improve the quality, effectiveness, and efficiency of oncology practice so patients can live better lives.
June 5th 2009
Studies have also shown that diet and exercise help prevent breast cancer, yet obesity rates in women continue to rise. New information suggests women with early stage breast cancer can prolong their lives by following a prudent diet.
January 27th 2009
Conventional cancer chemotherapy has enjoyed mixed success because it fails to differentiate patients by the unique molecular characteristics of their disease.
September 22nd 2008
Breast cancer in general is not openly discussed in Malaysia, but this may be changing.