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2014-07-10 12:22:20

Fox Chase Cancer Center Study Finds that Some Women Do Better than Current Staging Guidelines Suggest New findings from Fox Chase Cancer Center paint a relatively optimistic picture of women’s chances of surviving a subset of breast cancers that have spread to the chest wall or skin, but not beyond. Tumors that grow into the skin, regardless of size and whether they have involved lymph nodes, are automatically classified as stage III – and called “locally advanced” tumors,...

2014-07-09 23:02:41

The Firm is evaluating hysterectomy cancer lawsuits on behalf of women who experienced the spread of uterine sarcoma and other cancers, allegedly due to the use of power morcellators in laparoscopic hysterectomies and fibroid removals. New York, New York (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 As the Firm continues to evaluate morcellator lawsuits (http://www.gynecaremorcellatorlawsuit.com/) on behalf of women who allegedly experienced the spread of uterine cancers due to the use of power morcellators in...

2014-07-08 16:25:46

ATLANTA, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Femasys Inc., an emerging medical device developer of women's healthcare solutions, announced today that it has entered into a nationwide distribution agreement with McKesson Medical-Surgical to sell and distribute Femasys' FEMCERV® Endocervical Sampler. FEMCERV collects a tissue sample of a woman's endocervical canal for histological analysis when cervical cancer is suspected. Under terms of the agreement, McKesson Medical-Surgical will sell...

2014-07-03 23:01:46

The Firm is evaluating hysterectomy cancer lawsuits on behalf of women who experienced the spread of uterine sarcoma or other cancers, allegedly due to the use of a power morcellator in laparoscopic hysterectomy and fibroid removal procedures. New York, New York (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 A petition to ban a surgical device named in several morcellator lawsuits (http://www.gynecaremorcellatorlawsuit.com/) is nearing 11,000 signatures, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According to a posting on...

2014-07-02 12:29:02

NEW YORK, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As morcellator lawsuits (http://www.gynecaremorcellatorlawsuit.com/) continue to mount in U.S. courts, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that another hospital system is taking steps to mitigate risks associated with uterine morcellation in light of concerns that such procedures can promote the spread and upstaging of undetected cancers, including uterine sarcoma. According to a report published by The Pittsburgh Business Times on June 19(th), the...

2014-07-01 23:01:58

The Firm is evaluating power 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 fibroid removal procedures. New York, New York (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 As morcellator lawsuits (http://www.gynecaremorcellatorlawsuit.com/) continue to move forward in U.S. courts, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes recent efforts to develop a safer surgical tool for use in laparoscopic...

2014-07-01 16:30:36

Micromedic to continue developing its CellDetect® technology for monitoring the recurrence of bladder cancer TEL AVIV, Israel, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioLight Life Sciences Investments Ltd. (OTC: BLGTY)(TASE: BOLT), a firm that invests in, manages and commercializes biomedical innovations grouped into clusters around defined medical conditions, announced today that Micromedic Technologies (TASE: MCTC), BioLight's cancer diagnostic cluster company, achieved successful...

2014-07-01 16:26:50

LONDON, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Ovarian Cancer Market 2014-2018http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/diseases/cancer/global_ovarian_cancer_drugs_market.html About Ovarian Cancer and its therapyOvarian cancer is a condition where a malignancy forms in the ovarian tissue and is caused by uncontrollable cell growth. It is one of the major gynaecological cancers worldwide and a leading cause of death. Ovarian...

2014-07-01 10:02:49

American College of Physicians ACP's new evidence-based guideline finds that harms of screening pelvic examination outweigh any demonstrated benefits Many women and physicians believe that a pelvic examination should be part of annual well visits, but an analysis of the current evidence by the American College of Physicians (ACP) shows that the harms outweigh any demonstrated benefits. ACP's new evidence-based clinical practice guideline, "Screening Pelvic Examination in Adult...

2014-06-30 12:31:36

In the practice of Gynecologic Oncology, Hereditary Cancer Risk, and Women's Health TEANECK, N.J., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Holy Name Medical Center (HNMC) welcomes gynecologic oncologist, hereditary cancer risk and women's health specialists Sharyn N. Lewin, MD, FACS, and Phyllis Tarallo, DNP, DCC, both of whom will be members of the Holy Name Physician Network. Dr. Lewin is a board-certified gynecologic oncologist specializing in the diagnosis, treatment and management of...


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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Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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