Gynecologic cancer | Topics

Risk-Reducing Salpingectomy Yields Higher QoL for BRCA1/2 Pathogenic Variant Carriers With Gynecologic Cancer
September 14, 2021

Patients who were carriers of pathogenic variants of for BRCA1/2 had a better physical and mental quality of life after undergoing risk-reducing salpingectomy compared with risk-reducing salpingo-oophorectomy.

Total Abdominal Hysterectomy Plus Chemo Yields Improved Survival Over Chemo Alone in Newly Diagnosed Uterine Cancer With Distant Metastasis
August 25, 2021

Women who received a total abdominal hysterectomy plus chemotherapy showed better survival then those women who received chemotherapy alone for uterine cancer with distant organ metastasis.

Financial Toxicity May Lead to Cost-Coping Strategies in Gynecologic Cancer
August 12, 2021

Use of economic coping mechanisms were associated with scoring 26 or lower on the COST analysis, or Comprehensive Score for Financial Toxicity, in patients being treated for gynecologic cancers.