Nearly 10 percent of women live too far from access to gynecologic cancer care
More than one-third of counties in the Unites States are located more than 50 miles from the nearest gynecologic oncologist, making access to specialty care for ovarian and other gynecologic cancers difficult for nearly 15 million women. While most of these "low access" counties are located in the Mountain-West and Midwest regions, the findings of a recent study from researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine…
What you need to know about gynecological cancers
There are five main types of “female cancers”: ovarian, cervical, vulvar, uterine and endometrial, plus rare fallopian tube cancer. The risk of cancer increases with age, obesity and lack of exercise.
Danbury doctors discover early detection and screening tool for gynecological cancers
DANBURY - Of the 20,000 women who are diagnosed with ovarian cancer each year, 15,000 will die of the disease For endometrial cancer, the numbers are somewhat less drastic- 10,000 to 12,000 of the 60,000 women diagnosed die each year - though it is one of the few cancers where those diagnoses are on the rise. But this could all change with the potential of a new early detection tool, discovered by researchers in Danbury. The tool would not only be the first…
Seeking new ways to detect gynecological cancers, UA teams building better endoscopes
STDs & Cervical Cancer: What Women Need to Know
To educate women this Gynecological Cancers Awareness Month, ARCpoint Labs is sharing more about the link between STDs and cervical cancer.
Five Things Minority Women Should Know About Women's Cancers
Breast cancer is the most common cancer in American women, with nearly 232,000 diagnosed each year, and another 100,000 women are diagnosed with a gynecologic cancer in the U.S. each year. But do these diseases affect all women equally? In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we’re taking a closer …
Why Flaxseed May Be A Potent Ovarian Cancer KILLER
Ovarian cancer is the most deadly gynecological cancer known...
10 cancer symptoms women shouldn't ignore
The signs of gynecologic cancers can be vague and similar to those of other conditions.That's why it’s important to know what to look for.
Why We Need to Start Talking About Ovarian Cancer
The deadliest of gynecologic cancers has 30 days dedicated to it (FYI: it's Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month), so why is everyone still so hush-hush about the disease?
A woman's journey: How cancer led to tough choices about health and children
Women who face gynecologic cancers often develop deeply personal relationships with their doctors, who must guide patients through the possibility they will never again bear children...
Learn the signs and symptoms of ovarian cancer
ST. LOUIS, MO — Research shows ovarian cancer is the deadliest of all gynecologic cancers. Learn the signs and symptoms of the disease and what the St. Louis Ovarian Cancer Awareness organization is doing to educate the community about the disease. Guests: Randalynn Vasel, ovarian cancer survivor
Researchers Discover a Key Protein in Endometrial Cancer Growth
The hormone estrogen plays many critical roles in men and women, in both healthy tissues and in cancer. In breast and gynecologic cancers, estrogen sends signals to tumors instructing the cancer cells to grow out of control. . In endometrial cancer, which arises in the lining of the uterus, estrogen is known to play a critical role in tumor development, yet many insights from how it…
Why Are Black Women Dying?
It’s a sobering thought: that your chances of surviving cancer might depend on your race Yet that’s the reality for many African-American women with endometrial cancer. Black women have a 55-percent higher mortality rate after diagnosis than other groups of women. And understanding why means asking some hard questions about health equity “It’s fascinating how much history you learn in medical school,” says Kemi Doll, M.D.,…
Genetic Analysis Better Explains How Uterine Cancers Resist Treatment
Share March 13, 2017 (3:00PM) Researchers have charted the complex molecular biology of uterine carcinosarcoma, a rare and aggressive gynecologic cancer, according to a new study published March 13 in Cancer Cell Using this new collection of genomic information, physicians will be better able to determine the specific genetic fingerprint of each patient’s tumor and to find treatment options that better suit them, says lead study…
What To Do When You Can't Fall Asleep
Share on Sometimes it's the to-do list. Or you get up to go to the bathroom, trying to maintain that sleepy Zen vibe, only to find that when you crawl back into bed, you're bugging out about tomorrow. Tossing and turning, you just can't fall back asleep. You've probably awakened the Dark Lord of Too Much Cortisol . Now what? Here are three easy, all-natural tips that can help you get back to sleep in no time: 1. Bring attention back to your…