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2014-03-26 08:24:59

SAN DIEGO, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Latest special issue of journal Gynecologic Oncology addresses the impact of obesity on gynecologic cancer patients, oncologists and cancer care delivery systems The journal Gynecologic Oncology, the official journal of the Society of Gynecologic Oncology, is pleased to announce the launch of a special issue [http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00908258/133 ] on gynecologic cancer prevention, treatment and...

2014-03-24 08:28:29

International Effort Includes Globe-athon "STEPtember" Pledge to take 10,000 steps a Day for Gynecological Cancer Awareness TAMPA, Fla., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Globe-athon to End Women's Cancers announced 2014 dates and initiatives to raise awareness about below the belt cancers globally at the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists Annual Meeting on Women's Cancer. During its second annual effort, Globe-athon will occur during four weeks in September with hundreds of events and...

2013-11-04 23:19:57

Top-Flight Gynecologic Oncology Team to Direct Mount Sinai Program New York, NY (PRWEB) November 04, 2013 Peter R. Dottino, MD, has been appointed Director of the Division of Gynecologic Oncology in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine at the Mount Sinai Health System, effective October 1, 2013. He also holds an appointment as Associate Clinical Professor at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Dr. Dottino is an internationally-renowned expert in...

2013-10-14 23:02:19

Becker's Hospital Review has published its list "125 Physician Leaders of Hospitals and Health Systems," which recognizes some of the top leaders in the industry. The Becker's Hospital Review editorial team selected physician leaders based on their healthcare experience, their commitment to quality care and professional recognition they have received. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) October 14, 2013 The CMOs, CEOs and other leaders featured on the list have been pioneers in the move...

2012-12-06 05:04:24

Fellowship trained in treating cancers of the female reproductive system, Burton's expertise further enhances the wide range of Gyn Oncology services available at Abington Memorial Hospital. Abington, PA (PRWEB) December 06, 2012 Gynecologic Oncologist Elizabeth R. Burton, M.D., recently joined the staff of Abington Memorial Hospital´s Hanjani Institute for Gynecologic Oncology. Burton earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Bowdoin College where she made the dean´s list for four...

2012-04-03 06:26:00

CHICAGO, April 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ronald D. Alvarez, MD, Professor and Director of the Division of Gynecologic Oncology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), has been elected the 44th President of the Society of Gynecologic Oncology (SGO) at its 43rd Annual Meeting on Women's Cancer held March 24-27, 2012, in Austin, TX. "We are in the midst of evolutionary times and our members need to be prepared for the changes coming with health care reform," states Dr....

2012-03-27 06:24:11

AUSTIN, Texas, March 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today at the Society of Gynecologic Oncology (SGO) 43rd Annual Meeting on Women's Cancer®, Dr. Jonathan Ledermann, Director of Cancer Services and Professor of Medical Oncology at University College London, presented new data updating the overall survival of women enrolled in a "Phase II randomized placebo-controlled study of olaparib (AZD2281) maintenance in patients with platinum-sensitive relapsed serous ovarian cancer." This...

2012-03-26 02:26:25

AUSTIN, Texas, March 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nobel Prize winner Harald zur Hausen called for vaccinating both young males and females for human papilloma virus (HPV) in an achievable quest to eradicate cervical cancer, which is the second leading type of women's cancer worldwide. Zur Hausen made his remarks at a gathering of more than 1,600 members of the Society of Gynecologic Oncology during its 43rd Annual Meeting on Women's Cancer®( )in Austin. "If we wish to...

2012-03-22 10:25:12

Dr. Adam Biuckians, M.D. of Lancaster, PA, has been ranked among the top physicians in the nation based on patient reviews. LANCASTER, Penn., March 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A select few physicians were honored with the prestigious 2011 Patients' Choice Award, and this year they include Dr. Adam Biuckians, M.D. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120322/DC75021) Only doctors who have received top scores by their patients and pass other quality measures are awarded...

2012-02-02 10:00:00

CHICAGO, Feb. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Society of Gynecologic Oncology (SGO) will host its 43rd Annual Meeting on Women's Cancer® March 24-27, 2012, at the Austin Convention Center, Austin, TX. The meeting's featured keynote speaker is Harald zur Hausen, who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Medicine for his pioneering discovery of the role of human papilloma virus (HPV) in the development of cancer of the cervix. He currently is professor emeritus, after having...