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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.

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.

2011-06-01 14:20:13

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.

2011-05-15 00:02:30

WORD OF HOPE™ 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 HOPE™,” was launched during Women’s Health Awareness Week through a collaborative initiative of Libby’s Hope (LH) and Women’s Oncology Research & Dialogue (WORD).

2011-05-03 09:00:00

Long-standing medical organization's name now reflects new membership base CHICAGO, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Society of Gynecologic Oncologists (SGO) has announced that it has revised its name to "The Society of Gynecologic Oncology." The name change, which was approved at the Society's 42nd Annual Meeting on Women's Cancer® this past March in Orlando, Florida, recognizes SGO's expanded membership which now includes representatives from the entire cancer care team,...

2011-04-26 14:25:05

A clinical trial has sifted out the most effective single-drug chemotherapy regimen for quick-growing but highly curable cancers that arise from the placentas of pregnant women.

2011-04-19 16:54:32

After a woman goes through menopause, it is not normal for her to start bleeding again, said a gynecologic oncologist at Baylor College of Medicine.

2011-04-19 07:15:00

CHICAGO, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a recent issue of Gynecologic Oncology, the Foundation for Women's Cancer, formerly the Gynecologic Cancer Foundation, summarizes the successful results of its Research Grants and Awards Program.


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pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
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