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Does Coffee Lower the Risk of Endometrial Cancer?
Drinking coffee multiple times a day may decrease the risk of endometrial cancer in women, according to a new study.
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.
Veliparib Trial Fails to Improve Outcomes in Ovarian Cancer
Adding the PARP inhibitor veliparib to cyclophosphamide did not improve response rates or progression-free survival in ovarian cancer.
Multiple Biopsies Increases Cervical Cancer Precursor Detection
Multiple lesion-directed biopsies can drastically improve the sensitivity of colposcopy in women referred for abnormal cervical cancer screening.
Metabolic Syndrome Linked to Higher Endometrial Cancer Risk
Women with metabolic syndrome who are age 65 or older have an increased risk of endometrial cancer, according to the results of a new study.
Fertility Preservation Possible in Rare Ovarian Tumors
Women with bilateral malignant ovarian germ cells tumors may still have a good prognosis and may be able to maintain fertility with conservative treatment.
ACOG Recommends Salpingectomy for Ovarian Cancer Prevention
ACOG recently released a Committee Opinion on the use of salpingectomy for ovarian cancer prevention in at-risk women undergoing routine pelvic surgery.
Oral Contraceptives May Reduce BRCA-Associated Ovarian Cancer Risk
Researchers have identified several factors, including breastfeeding and oral contraceptives, that may decrease the risk of BRCA-associated ovarian cancer.
Survey Highlights Gaps in Cervical Cancer Screening Rates
More than 11% of all eligible women had not been screened for cervical cancer in the past 5 years, according to a study by researchers at the CDC.
Nurses Performed Colposcopies Effectively in Low-Resource Areas
Nurses trained in the visual inspection with acetic acid cervical cancer screening method were able to successfully perform colposcopy and detect cervical lesions.