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2011-08-15 14:41:00

OSCEOLA, Ind., Aug. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tatum Ink -- One of every 41 U.S. women will be diagnosed with uterine cancer in her lifetime. More than half will be 50 to 69 years old. In 2006, freelance journalist Rita Tatum, author of Sass cancer Back: Living with Spirit (Xlibris: 2011), became one of them. Uterine cancer, also called endometrial cancer, starts in the uterus' inner lining. When caught in early stages, it's highly curable. Five-year survival drops to between 15 and 25...

2011-06-16 07:00:00

MIAMI, June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Drs. Nicholas C. Lambrou and Troy A. Gatcliffe are pleased to announce the opening of GYN Oncology of Miami. Fellowship trained in gynecologic oncology, Drs. Lambrou and Gatcliffe are specialists in the surgical and medical care of women's reproductive cancers. The new practice provides comprehensive gynecology services to women in South Florida and the Caribbean region from two convenient office locations in the Medical Arts Buildings of South Miami...

2011-06-06 16:39:00

PITTSBURGH, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Bradley Monk of the Creighton University School of Medicine presented a new gynecologic cancer study at the 2011 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Symposium, June 5th in Chicago, Illinois. The study, titled, Acquired Drug Resistance in Gynecologic Cancer Detected by an In Vitro Assay, begins to answer the question of whether ChemoFx® Drug Response Marker test results taken in the primary setting can be...

2011-06-06 08:30:00

MALVERN, Pa., June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A study recently published online in the journal Clinica Chimica Acta validated the use of the HE4 test and the ROMA (Risk of Ovarian Malignancy Algorithm) algorithm in distinguishing malignant from benign pelvic masses in the Italian population. The authors of this study concluded that HE4 should be added to clinical and imaging criteria for the discrimination of benign from malignant pelvic masses in women suspected of having epithelial...

2011-06-01 14:20:13

Recommendations published in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology Although gynecologic cancers account for only 10 percent of all new cancer cases in women, these cancers account for 20 percent of all female cancer survivors. Because long-term survival is now more common, it is increasingly important to detect recurrence. The Clinical Practice Committee of the Society of Gynecologic Oncology (SGO) has released a Clinical Document outlining their expert recommendations for cancer...

2011-05-24 08:15:00

MADISON, N.J. and AUSTIN, Texas, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A paper published in the June issue of Obstetrics & Gynecology demonstrated that adding OVA1 to a physician's preoperative assessment of a woman's ovarian mass would identify more ovarian cancers than a physician's preoperative assessment alone. The study is the second published online this month in the journal, which is the official publication of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), to show...

2011-05-15 00:02:30

WORD OF HOPEâ“ž¢ Now Available Through New Website, iTunes, YouTube, and Other Online Sources Indianapolis, Indiana (PRWEB) May 14, 2011 A new ovarian cancer educational podcast series, entitled "WORD of HOPEâ“ž¢," was launched during Women's Health Awareness Week through a collaborative initiative of Libby's Hope (LH) and Women's Oncology Research & Dialogue (WORD). The WORD of HOPEâ“ž¢ Ovarian...


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