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2014-09-17 23:03:40

The Firm is evaluating potential morcellator lawsuits on behalf of women who allegedly experienced the spread of uterine sarcoma and other cancers due to the use of power morcellators in laparoscopic hysterectomy and other gynecological surgeries. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 A petition to ban the use of power morcellators (http://www.drugbot.com/morcellator/) in laparoscopic hysterectomies and other gynecological surgeries has gathered nearly 85,000 signatures, Bernstein...

2014-09-11 23:10:19

Please Join Valisia LeKae this Saturday, September 13th, at Memorial Hall in Fairmount Park to Break the Silence on Ovarian Cancer ® DALLAS, TX (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Grammy and Tony Award Nominee, Valisia LeKae, was starring in the Broadway role of a lifetime, playing Diana Ross in “MOTOWN THE MUSICAL.” Then Valisia was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Early this year Valisia joined forces with the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition (NOCC) to play one of the most important...

2014-09-11 23:04:03

Glen Lerner Injury Attorneys announces they are now reviewing class action lawsuits for women who were diagnosed with uterine or endometrial cancer after having a laparoscopic or robotic hysterectomy to remove fibroids using a power morcellator device. U.S.A. (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Power morcellator devices used during a laparoscopic or robotic hysterectomy have been reported to allegedly increase the risk of spreading undetected uterine cancer cells throughout the abdominopelvic...

2014-09-10 23:01:22

"Vaccines save lives. We now can protect our youth from diseases including cancer — who doesn't want that protection for his or her child?” declares Amy Middleman, MD, MPH, MSEd, FSAHM, adolescent health expert featured in PBS special. Deerfield, IL (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Vaccines aren’t just for infants; teens and young adults benefit greatly from a number of vaccines that prevent various cancers and other illnesses. This is the message of a new film from PBS/NOVA,...

2014-09-09 23:14:42

More than 80% of endometrial cancers are endometrioid endometrial carcinoma (EEC). The majority of EEC cases are diagnosed at early stage with low grade pathological changes and good clinical outcomes. Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Scientists at the NFCR Center for Cancer Systems Informatics at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have discovered a genetic marker that will allow physicians to determine whether to pursue early, aggressive treatment for women...

2014-09-09 12:29:57

NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Massachusetts surgeon who has done so much to bring national attention to the dangers of power morcellators (http://www.drugbot.com/morcellator/) says he will continue to push for a recall of the devices, despite being threatened with legal action by one of their manufacturers, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. In an interview with MedPage Today, Dr. Hooman Noorchashm said he was "not fazed at all" by a letter threatening legal action he...

2014-09-08 23:09:58

Cleveland Browns’ kicker Billy Cundiff has launched the 2014 Kicking For The Dream fundraising campaign to help Colleen's Dream Foundation fund research for the early detection of, and advanced treatment for, ovarian cancer. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 Cleveland Browns’ kicker Billy Cundiff has launched the 2014 Kicking For The Dream fundraising campaign in an effort to engage kicking specialists at all levels, to help Colleen's Dream Foundation fund research for...

2014-09-08 23:03:31

Ovarian Cancer Research Fund, Ovarian Cancer National Alliance, and National Ovarian Cancer Coalition Team Up to Fund NEW Translational Research Ovarian Cancer Dream Team (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 A groundbreaking collaboration is underway among three national ovarian cancer organizations: Ovarian Cancer Research Fund (OCRF), Ovarian Cancer National Alliance (OCNA), and National Ovarian Cancer Coalition (NOCC). In partnership with Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), this group will fund a new...

2014-09-06 23:01:12

New Translational Research Ovarian Cancer Dream Team to Tackle Deadliest Gynecologic Cancer Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) September 06, 2014 A groundbreaking collaboration is underway among many of the nation’s ovarian cancer organizations. In partnership with Stand Up To Cancer, a new Ovarian Cancer Dream Team will kick off this year, dedicated to piloting leading-edge, ovarian cancer research that will help patients and save lives. The Dream Team effort is led by Ovarian Cancer Research Fund,...

2014-09-05 23:01:46

The launch of the petition brought attention to the health issues allegedly associated with uterine morcellation. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 A petition launched nearly one year ago that seeks to ban the use of power morcellators (http://www.gynecaremorcellatorlawsuit.com/) in gynecological surgeries has logged more than 82,000 signatures, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According to figures from Change.org, at least 82,156 people have signed on to the campaign, which is...


Latest gynaecological cancer Reference Libraries

Colposcopy
2013-01-18 11:34:29

The Colposcopy is a preventive procedure to identify a possible abnormal cells or tissue on the cervix, vagina and vulva. By illuminating and magnifying the area with a coloscope during the examination, areas of concern can be identified earlier by the colposcopist. The procedure was developed by a German physician Hans Hinselmann in 1925 with the help of Dr. Helmut Wirths. Cause for the Procedure This examination has multiple candidates. If a patient has been a victim of a sexual...

Colposcopy
2012-12-31 11:42:30

The Colposcopy is a preventive procedure to identify a possible abnormal cells or tissue on the cervix, vagina and vulva. By illuminating and magnifying the area with a coloscope during the examination, areas of concern can be identified earlier by the colposcopist. The procedure was developed by a German physician Hans Hinselmann in 1925 with the help of Dr. Helmut Wirths. Cause for the Procedure This examination has multiple candidates. If a patient has been a victim of a sexual assault...

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