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Medical Societies Recommend Consideration of Primary HPV Testing for Cervical Cancer Screening

Two leading medical organizations say that using a Human papillomavirus (HPV) test alone for cervical cancer screening is an effective alternative to the current recommendation for screening with either cytology (the Pap test) alone or co-testing...
8-Jan-2015 1:00 AM EST

FDA Approval of Nonavalent HPV Vaccine Adds New Tool to Eradicate Cervical Cancer

The Food and Drug Administration’s approval of a nonavalent vaccine against the human papillomavirus (HPV) represents another important step in the eradication of cervical cancer, according to the Society of Gynecologic Oncology (SGO).
10-Dec-2014 4:30 PM EST

Primary HPV Screening Offers Important New Option for Cervical Cancer Detection, Prevention

The Society of Gynecologic Oncology (SGO) welcomes new options for detecting and preventing cervical cancer, including the primary human papillomavirus (HPV) testing recently approved by the FDA.
24-Apr-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Targeted Cancer Therapy May Treat Resistant Gynecologic Cancers

Veliparib, an oral cancer drug improves outcomes while minimizing side effects in women with gynecologic cancers who carry a BRCA mutation and whose disease is not responding to other therapies, suggests preliminary research.
21-Mar-2014 9:30 AM EDT

Women with BRCA1 Mutations May Still Be at Risk for Rare Types of Uterine Cancer After Preventive Surgery to Remove Ovaries, Fallopian Tubes

Women with BRCA1 mutations may have an increased risk for developing rare types of aggressive uterine cancer despite having their ovaries and fallopian tubes removed, suggest preliminary findings.
21-Mar-2014 10:15 AM EDT

Women with Gynecologic Cancers May Live Longer When Treated at High-Volume Medical Centers

Women with ovarian and other gynecologic cancers live significantly longer when they receive care at hospitals that treat a large number of patients with these conditions, according to research on more than 850,000 women.
21-Mar-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Bariatric Surgery May Lower Risk of Uterine Cancer

Women who had bariatric surgery to lose weight had a 70 percent lower risk of uterine cancer and an even lower risk if they kept the weight off, according to findings of a study based on more than 7 million hospital admissions.
21-Mar-2014 10:25 AM EDT

Volunteerism, Collegiality, Innovation and Commitment Honored at Women's Cancer Conference

The Society of Gynecologic Oncology (SGO) will recognize excellence in gynecologic cancer research and treatment with the presentation of several awards during the Society’s 45th Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancer in Tampa, March 22 – 25, 2014.
21-Mar-2014 10:00 AM EDT

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