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Ovarian Cancer Cells Found With Tampon Detection Method
Ovarian cancer cells were detected by collecting and testing DNA specimens taken from the tampons of ovarian cancer patients prior to surgery for a pelvic mass.
HPV Vaccine Not Associated With Multiple Sclerosis
Vaccines including that for HPV, which helps prevent cervical cancer, show no association at all with multiple sclerosis or other CNS demyelinating syndromes.
New HPV Vaccine Could Prevent 90% of Cervical Cancers
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.
Cediranib Delays Disease Progression in Advanced Cervical Cancer
Adding the TKI cediranib to chemotherapy improved progression-free survival in patients with metastatic or relapsed cervical cancer, according to a study presented at the 2014 ESMO Congress.
Hysterectomy Technique May Spread Uterine Cancer
Researchers found that uterine cancers were present in 27 per 10,000 women undergoing morcellation, which fragments the uterus and can spread cancer cells.
Cervical Cancer Screening Guideline Update
In light of the recent FDA approval of HPV testing for women as a screening method for cervical cancer, we discuss changing guidelines with two experts.
Diagnosis and Treatment of Endometrial Cancer
In this interview we discuss the diagnosis and treatment of endometrial cancer, a gynecologic cancer that forms in the tissue lining the uterus.
FDA Approves HPV Test for Primary Cervical Cancer Screening
The FDA has approved an HPV DNA test to be used as a primary screening method for cervical cancer in women 25 and older. The test can also give insight into future risk of cervical cancer.
FDA Panel: HPV Test Can Replace Pap for Cervical Cancer Screening
An FDA panel has recommended that a DNA test that screens for HPV in women can replace the standard Pap smear as a first-line primary cervical cancer screening test.
SGO Recommends Genetic Testing for Endometrial and Ovarian Cancer Patients
The Society of Gynecologic Oncology (SGO) recently issued two new clinical practice statements recommending genetic testing for all women with endometrial and ovarian cancers, regardless of family history.