Gynecologic Oncology | Specialty

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.

SABCS Coverage: MA.27 Study Finds Exemestane and Anastrozole Comparable

March 2nd 2011

Exemestane (Aromasin) was no better than anastrozole (Arimidex) at reducing cancer recurrence in postmenopausal women with hormone receptor-positive primary breast cancer

ASCO GI Coverage: Women Who Use Bisphosphonates for Osteoporosis Reduce Their Risk of Colorectal Cancer

March 2nd 2011

The risk of colorectal cancer declined by 33% among postmenopausal women taking oral bisphosphonates for osteoporosis

GSK%u2019s Cervical Cancer Vaccine Closer to Entering Market

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.

NCCN Updates Guidelines for Kidney and Cervical Cancer

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.

Getting Cancer Patients to Eat for Life

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.

Tumor Xenotransplantation: The Ultimate Testing Platform for Chemotherapy Drugs

January 27th 2009

Conventional cancer chemotherapy has enjoyed mixed success because it fails to differentiate patients by the unique molecular characteristics of their disease.

Metastatic Breast Cancer Worldwide: Different Languages, Different Views, Different Goals

September 22nd 2008

Breast cancer in general is not openly discussed in Malaysia, but this may be changing.

Bridging Gaps, Expanding Outreach: Identifying the Unmet Needs of Women Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer

September 19th 2008

The purpose of this Priority Report is to raise awareness of metastatic breast cancer.