Multiple lesion-directed biopsies can drastically improve the sensitivity of colposcopy in women referred for abnormal cervical cancer screening.
Vaginal estrogens are effective options for managing bothersome symptoms related to genitourinary syndrome of menopause in postmenopausal women.
New evidence reveals that risk prediction for breast cancer is imperative in women with atypical hyperplasia of breast tissue.
Women with metabolic syndrome who are age 65 or older have an increased risk of endometrial cancer, according to the results of a new study.
ACOG recently released a Committee Opinion on the use of salpingectomy for ovarian cancer prevention in at-risk women undergoing routine pelvic surgery.
The FDA has approved olaparib, to be marketed under the name Lynparza, for the treatment of advanced ovarian cancer related to defective BRCA genes.
Researchers have identified several factors, including breastfeeding and oral contraceptives, that may decrease the risk of BRCA-associated ovarian cancer.
Addressing the emotional component of a patient's diagnosis isn't often feasible, but these tools can help patients with this important aspect of healing.
A new (theoretical) model using multiple data points, including genetic testing for BRCA genes, could identify women at greatest risk for breast cancer.
More than 11% of all eligible women had not been screened for cervical cancer in the past 5 years, according to a study by researchers at the CDC.