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Latest uterine cancer Stories

2014-04-14 20:22:27

The work of Dr. Feiz and Associates is in the spotlight once again as a study shows a link between weight loss surgery and a reduction in the risk of developing uterine cancer. LOS ANGELES, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In our modern society, obesity is undoubtedly a growing concern, with minor debates on lap band vs. sleeve gastrectomy often taking place over which surgery is more beneficial in combatting the disease. However, one fact has remained clear - when performed by an...

2013-12-18 11:17:57

Radiation therapy used to treat uterine cancer may increase a patient's risk of developing bladder cancer. That is the conclusion of a recent study published in BJU International. The findings indicate the importance of monitoring patients for potential signs of bladder cancer to ensure early diagnosis and treatment. In the United States, uterine cancer is the fourth most common cancer in women, with an estimated 49,560 women diagnosed in 2013. In addition to surgery, 38 percent of...

2013-10-08 23:22:33

The global market for uterine cancer treatments and diagnostics was valued at $17.4 billion in 2012 and is expected to reach $17.8 billion by 2013. BCC Research projects the market to grow to $21.6 billion in 2018, and register a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.9% from 2013 to 2018. Wellesley, MA (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 According to a new technical market research report, Therapies and Diagnostics for Uterine Cancer from BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com), the...

2012-06-20 10:23:00

"Sandwiched" Sequencing of Chemotherapy and Radiation Resulted in More Than 80% Survival Rates in Early Stage Patients NEW YORK, June 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Sandwich" therapy that uses chemotherapy and radiation treatment in sequence has been found to be extremely effective in treating aggressive forms of uterine cancer, according to two concurrent Montefiore Medical Center studies. These studies support that the combination therapy delivered in a "sandwich" fashion is...

2011-09-30 16:45:00

Oryzon announced today the positive outcome of its multicentric clinical trial for its new diagnostic test for the early detection of endometrial cancer. GynEC®-DX uses a gene-expression fingerprint to diagnose this cancer on uterine aspirates. The product has been developed in collaboration with Reig-Jofré Laboratories. The clinical trial has been performed in 16 Spanish hospitals and shows a reliability of 97%. The company will launch a second product in Spain and Portugal for...

2011-09-13 10:52:00

OSCEOLA, Indiana, Sept. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tatum Ink - The most common gynecologic cancer is uterine cancer, also called endometrial cancer. "This year, 45,000 women will learn they have it; 8,000 will have it listed on their death certificates," says freelance journalist Rita Tatum, author of Sass cancer Back: Living with Spirit (Xlibris: 2011). "Many books offer hope for cervical and ovarian cancer warriors," says Tatum, who was diagnosed with stage 4 uterine cancer in 2006....

2011-08-30 12:17:00

OSCEOLA, Ind., Aug. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tatum Ink - Freelance journalist Rita Tatum wants to lowercase the "Big C" in advanced uterine cancer diagnoses. "Surviving cancer's okay, but living's more fun," insists the author of Sass cancer Back: Living with Spirit (Xlibris: 2011). In 2006, Tatum was diagnosed with stage IV uterine cancer. "Early on, I survived like a deer frozen in oncoming headlights," Tatum says. "But faith, friends' prayers and timely doses of humor soon had me...

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...

2011-04-19 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. Most postmenopausal bleeding is caused by atrophy (thinning of the cervix); however, in some cases bleeding is a sign of endometrial cancer and should not be ignored, said Dr. Concepcion R. Diaz-Arrastia, director of gynecologic oncology and associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology at BCM. When caught in the early stages, endometrial...

2011-03-30 09:00:00

SARASOTA, Fla., March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Regina Baldwin was 57 and post-menopausal when she started spotting and experiencing pain during intercourse. She was shocked when her gynecologist told her she had endometrial cancer. And she shocked her family when she announced that she was going to a treatment center in Mexico. According to TMD, a medical tourism research company, Baldwin was one of half a million US citizens going out of the country for medical treatment each year. An...