A simple blood test using plasma thermogram could serve as an effective new indicator for detecting cervical cancer, including assessment of the cancer’s stage.
Is It Time for Stand-Alone HPV Testing?
Now that stand-alone HPV tests have been approved, is it worth changing cervical cancer screening recommendations? Juan Felix, MD, weighs in.
Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy Improves Ovarian Cancer Survival
The use of intraperitoneal chemotherapy for the treatment of advanced ovarian cancer resulted in a survival benefit over intravenous chemotherapy.
Drug Helps Protect Ovaries from Chemotherapy
The GnRH agonist goserelin, when given during chemotherapy, may protect against ovarian failure and early menopause in women with breast cancer.
Early-Onset Alopecia May Signal Chemotherapy Response for Ovarian Cancer
Onset of alopecia within the first 3 cycles of chemotherapy was associated with improved survival in ovarian cancer patients who completed 6 cycles of chemo.
HRT Unlikely to Have Cardioprotective Effects
Hormone replacement therapy won't protect postmenopausal women against stroke or heart disease, but don't discount it for symptoms of menopause just yet.
Possible Target Found in ARID1A-Mutated Ovarian Cancers
Researchers have discovered that ovarian cancers with ARID1A mutations may be sensitive to treatment with an inhibitor of EZH2 methyltransferase activity.
Are You Using Enough Force on Breast Exams?
Clinicians conducting breast examinations who don’t apply enough force during palpation risk missing deeper lesions.
8 Simple Ways for Pregnant Patients to Reduce Exposure to Toxins
These simple tips can help pregnant patients reduce their exposure to environmental toxins and harmful chemicals, such as lead, mercury, BPA, and phthalates.
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