After a review of the published literature, the panel voted on three variants to establish best practices for the utilization of imaging, radiotherapy, and chemotherapy after primary surgery for early-stage endometrial cancer.
Ovarian cancer mortality rates declined significantly in several parts of the world from 2002 to 2012, according to a new study. Among the main reasons for the decline is the use of oral contraceptives, particular in the United States and European Union.
HIV infection significantly decreases survival among women with invasive cervical cancer, according to a study conducted in Botswana. This was the case even though most women with HIV received antiretroviral therapy.
The use of electric power morcellation for hysterectomy has declined since the FDA warned that the procedure, which fragments the uterus into smaller pieces, may result in the spread of undetected malignancies.
In a new practice guideline, the American Society of Clinical Oncology offered recommendations on the use of neoadjuvant chemotherapy and interval cytoreduction for women with stage IIIC or IV epithelial ovarian cancer.