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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...

2014-09-04 08:30:41

International movement hosts 170 awareness events throughout September for GYN Cancer Awareness Month WASHINGTON, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Globe-athon to End Women's Cancers kicked-off today with the announcement of 170 events occurring in 70 countries throughout September to raise awareness of silent, yet deadly below the belt cancers. In its second year, Globe-athon awareness events, screenings and educational seminars will occur worldwide during GYN Cancer Awareness Month to...

2014-09-03 23:04:20

The Worthy Collection Partners with National Ovarian Cancer Alliance on Unique Fashion-for-Philanthropy Campaign New York, NY (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 -- Fashion-for-Fundraising Campaign Unites Apparel with Philanthropy to Support Ovarian Cancer, Help Save Women’s Lives -- This year, an estimated 22,000 women in the U.S. will get ovarian cancer, according to a just-published study by the American Cancer Society. Of these, two-thirds may die[1]. To honor National Ovarian Cancer...

2014-09-03 08:35:05

LMOCF continues to fund research efforts and provides four ways to join the fight during National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month NEW YORK, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Laura Mercier Ovarian Cancer Fund (LMOCF) commemorates National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month by releasing new fundraising products and encouraging others to get involved with the cause. Ovarian cancer is the leading cause of death among gynecological cancers and fifth leading cause of death among women in the U.S.*...

2014-09-03 08:32:29

CALGARY, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Oncolytics Biotech Inc. ("Oncolytics") (TSX:ONC, NASDAQ:ONCY) today announced that patient enrollment has been completed in a randomized Phase 2 study of paclitaxel plus REOLYSIN(®) versus paclitaxel alone in patients with persistent or recurrent ovarian, fallopian tube or primary peritoneal cancer (GOG186H). The study chair is David E. Cohn, MD, gynecologic oncology division director at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center -...

2014-09-02 08:30:27

SEATTLE, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VentiRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company committed to the development and commercialization of novel Toll-like receptor 8 (TLR8) immunotherapies, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Fast Track designation to the investigation of motolimod (VTX-2337) when administered in combination with pegylated liposomal doxorubicin (PLD) for the treatment of women with ovarian cancer...

2014-09-02 08:26:18

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sandy Rollman Ovarian Cancer Foundation (SROCF) will mark National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month in September with its annual "Get Real With Teal" campaign. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140828/141155 Throughout the month, several iconic buildings in the Greater Philadelphia region including Boat House Row, the National Constitution Center, JFK Plaza Fountain, One Liberty Place and 777 Broad Street, will be illuminated in...

2014-08-29 12:25:05

NEW YORK, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As power morcellator lawsuit (http://www.gynecaremorcellatorlawsuit.com/) filings continue to mount in U.S. courts, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that one medical device manufacturer is taking issue with a doctor who is working to have uterine morcellation banned in the U.S. According to a report from The Cancer Letter, the Karl Storz Group has sent a letter to Dr. Hooman Noorchashm threatening him with legal action if he does not end his...

2014-08-28 23:10:51

The Foundation for Women’s Cancer will participate in Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month in September by alerting women to the link between obesity and endometrial cancer, and urging them to know the symptoms of endometrial cancer. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 The Foundation for Women’s Cancer will participate in Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month in September by alerting women to the link between obesity and endometrial cancer, and urging them to know the symptoms of...

2014-08-27 23:03:39

The Firm is evaluating morcellator lawsuits on behalf of women who experienced the spread of uterine sarcoma, leiomyosarcoma and other uterine cancers, allegedly due to uterine morcellation. New York, New York (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Power morcellator lawsuits (http://www.gynecaremorcellatorlawsuit.com/) continue to be filed in U.S. courts on behalf of women who allegedly experienced the spread of dangerous cancers due to uterine morcellation, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According to...


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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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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