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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…
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Cancer is most dangerous when it has spread, or metastasized, from its original site in the body. A tumor that began as an isolated mass – often treatable by surgery and/or radiation therapy – can become a dispersed, much more difficult to treat, malignancy. For cancer to spread, several steps …
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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 …