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2010-06-22 11:00:00

New Survey Offers Data Updates into Practice Patterns, Compensation and Demographics of Gynecologic Oncologists and the State of Women's Cancer Care CHICAGO, June 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Society of Gynecologic Oncologists (SGO), the country's leading organization of board certified women's cancer specialists, is now offering the results of its member-based, demographic and practice survey: "Gynecologic Oncology 2010: State of the Subspecialty." The comprehensive survey takes an...

2010-06-07 14:34:00

HACKENSACK, N.J., June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center announced today the addition of Ami Vaidya, M.D. to the division of gynecologic oncology. Dr. Vaidya is dual-board certified in gynecologic-oncology and obstetrics-gynecology. She brings a world-class education and more than seven years of gynecology experience to the cancer center. "We are thrilled to have Dr. Vaidya join our expert gynecologic oncology team," said Andrew L....

2010-06-07 12:47:47

Newly reported results from a major clinical trial show that adding bevacizumab (Avastin) to standard frontline chemotherapy for women with advanced ovarian cancer and then continuing a maintenance dose of the drug afterwards significantly extends progression-free survival. Women receiving the new treatment regimen saw no worsening of their disease for 14.1 months, compared to 10.3 months for women receiving standard therapy. The international, multi-center, randomized, double-blind,...

2010-05-18 11:00:00

Updated Survey Data Offers Insights into Practice Patterns, Compensation and Demographics of Gynecologic Oncologists and the State of Women's Cancer Care CHICAGO, May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Society of Gynecologic Oncologists (SGO), the country's leading organization of board certified women's cancer specialists, has just released the results of a member-based, demographic and practice survey: "Gynecologic Oncology 2010: State of the Subspecialty." The comprehensive survey takes...

2010-05-03 10:59:00

CHICAGO, May 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Society of Gynecologic Oncologists (SGO) and The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists have named Marcia M. Humphrey Schmidt, MD, as the initial recipient of their jointly developed Breast Cancer Fellowship for gynecologic oncologists. After completing her fellowship in gynecologic oncology at the University of South Florida in June, Dr. Humphrey Schmidt will become the first to participate in the one-year fellowship training...

2010-04-21 09:47:00

Paper Provides Guidance to Clinicians Administering Advanced HPV Screening Technologies and its Future Research Needs CHICAGO, April 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Society of Gynecologic Oncologists (SGO) has published its second in a series of four papers on a variety of cervical cancer issues and topics that were the focus of its Forum "The Future Strategies for Cervical Cancer Prevention: What Do We Need to Do Now to Prepare." The paper, entitled "What is the Role of HPV Typing in...

2010-03-29 10:00:00

CHICAGO, March 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Daniel L. Clarke-Pearson, MD, Chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Robert A. Ross Professor at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, has been elected the 42nd President of the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists (SGO) at the organization's 41st( )Annual Meeting, held March 14-17, 2010 in San Francisco, California. Dr. Clarke-Pearson received a Bachelor of Arts degree in...

2010-03-16 10:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The Gynecologic Cancer Foundation (GCF) and the Claudia Cohen Research Foundation announce today that Dr. Paul Goodfellow has been selected as the first recipient of the $50,000 GCF/Claudia Cohen Prize for Outstanding Gynecologic Cancer Researcher. The prize is being presented at the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists (SGO) 41st Annual Meeting on Women's Cancer, meeting in San Francisco March 14-17, 2010. Dr. Goodfellow has made important...

2010-03-08 10:00:00

Range of gynecologic oncology research is as impressive as pace CHICAGO, March 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In their continuing quest to eradicate women's cancer, gynecologic oncologists are developing new approaches to treatment, diagnosis and prevention of these diseases. An outstanding assortment of new research--covering everything from advances in chemotherapy (such as intraperitoneal therapy) and cancer screening, to surgical methods that improve quality of life and preventive...

2010-03-04 00:30:00

SEATTLE, March 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cell Therapeutics, Inc. ("CTI") (Nasdaq and MTA: CTIC) announced today that CTI received a statement on March 1, 2010 from the Gynecologic Oncology Group (GOG) leadership that the phase III GOG-212 clinical trial of CTI's OPAXIO(TM) used as maintenance therapy for ovarian cancer remains a high priority and enrollment will continue. The GOG made the statement to clarify that the recent results of the GOG-218 clinical trial bevacizumab in...


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