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Cadmium Linked With Increased Endometrial Cancer Rates
Women with increased levels of cadmium, which mimics estrogen in the body, had a higher risk of endometrial cancer, according to a recently published observational study.
Olaparib Extends PFS in Relapsed Ovarian Cancer, With Good QOL
Olaparib tablet maintenance therapy provided a significant improvement in progression-free survival over placebo in patients with relapsed, platinum-sensitive ovarian cancer with a BRCA1/2 mutation.
HPV Triage After Abnormal Cervical Cytology Detects CIN Earlier
Women who undergo HPV testing following a test showing abnormal cytology have earlier detection of high-grade cervical intraepithelial neoplasia, compared to those who do not undergo HPV testing.
PARP Inhibitors Effective but Costly for Recurrent Ovarian Cancer
Niraparib is the most effective but most costly of the currently FDA-approved PARP inhibitors for the treatment of recurrent ovarian cancer.
Chronic Fatigue Highly Prevalent in Long-Term Cervical Cancer Survivors
Almost one quarter of long-term cervical cancer survivors reported experiencing chronic fatigue, according to a study conducted in Norway.
POINT: Primary Debulking Surgery vs Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy for Newly Diagnosed Advanced Ovarian Cancer
Cytoreductive Surgery Is the Best Way to Affect Survival Outcomes
COUNTERPOINT: Primary Debulking Surgery vs Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy for Newly Diagnosed Advanced Ovarian Cancer
In a Significant Percentage of Patients, Neoadjuvant Therapy Yields Equivalent Survival, With Better Quality of Life and Lower Costs
Homologous Recombination Deficiency and PARP Inhibition in Ovarian Cancer
As part of our coverage of the 2017 ASCO Annual Meeting, we discuss homologous recombination deficiency in ovarian cancer and PARP inhibitors.
Maintenance Cediranib in Ovarian Cancer Fails to Show Significant OS Improvement
Despite previously reported progression-free survival improvements with cediranib, results from the ICON6 trial failed to show a statistically significant improvement in overall survival.
Lymphadenectomy Does Not Improve Survival in Advanced Ovarian Cancer
Systematic lymphadenectomy in patients with advanced ovarian cancer and complete resection does not improve progression-free or overall survival, and should be omitted, according to results of a new study.