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A new human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine that protects against nine types of HPV and would protect against about 90% of cervical cancers could be available in 2015.
HPV Vaccine Can Protect Previously Exposed Patients
The HPV 16/18 vaccine protects women from cervical, anal, and oral HPV infections that can lead to cancer, including some women previously exposed to HPV.
Final Results of 9-Valent HPV Vaccine Show Extended Cancer Protection
Final results of the trial that led to FDA approval show that a new 9-valent HPV vaccine can reduce cases of HPV and cervical cancer.
Factors Used for Prognosis in Advanced Cervical Cancer
A new study yielded nomograms for the assessment of locally advanced cervical cancer, with prognostic factors including histology, performance status, and others.
Phone Counseling Improves QOL in Cervical Cancer Survivors
Cervical cancer survivors saw improvements in self-reported quality-of-life outcomes with a psychosocial telephone counseling intervention, according to a new study.
Many Women Willing to Extend Cervical Cancer Screening Intervals
Women in routine gynecologic care expressed willingness to extend screening intervals and use cytology alone or Pap-HPV cotesting if recommended by a physician.
Conservative Approach to CIN 2 a Good Option in Young Women
Conservative management of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) grade 2 is an appropriate treatment option for women aged 25 years and younger.
RNA Test for HPV Helps Stratify Cervical Cancer Risk
A test for dangerous strains of high-risk HPV using messenger RNA was shown to be reliable and effective for cervical cancer risk stratification.
ASCO: A Paradigm Shift in the Treatment of Endometrial Cancer
Don Dizon, MD, Brown University, discusses the paradigm shift in the treatment of endometrial cancer with the use of medical therapy, including chemotherapy with biologics, mTOR inhibitors combined with chemotherapy, and targeted therapies.
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