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Abnormal Pap Smears Not Unusual

Sun, 25 Feb 2007 03:05:09 GMT

(image) A report, published in health journal Sexual Health, has found nearly all women had had at least one Pap smear test in their lives with 26 percent reporting an abnormal result. Two thirds of these women were treated at clinics after abnormal tests with about one in five women reporting negative effects on their sex lives........

Uterine Cancer May Yield Clues To Genetics

Sun, 25 Feb 2007 03:05:09 GMT

(image) A new study suggests that women with endometrial cancer should be screened for inherited mutations that could lead to a high risk of several other cancers. The study showed that 1.8 percent, or about one in 50, of newly diagnosed endometrial cancer patients have mutations for Lynch syndrome, an inherited condition also known as hereditary nonpolyposis colon cancer, or HNPCC........

Higher risk for cervical cancer with multiple HPV types

Sun, 25 Feb 2007 03:05:09 GMT

The risk for developing the tissue abnormalities, or lesions, that typically precede cervical cancer is much higher for women infected with multiple genotypes of the human papillomavirus (HPV) than previously reported, as per a research studyreported in the recent issue of Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention........

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Sun, 25 Feb 2007 03:05:09 GMT

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Laparoscopic Surgery For Uterine Cancer

Sun, 25 Feb 2007 03:05:09 GMT

In a pair of studies presented today at the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists 37th Annual Meeting on Women's Cancer, scientists have found in a large randomized trial of laparoscopy versus laparotomy for surgical therapy of uterine (endometrial) cancer that laparoscopy is safe, and when successfully completed reduces hospital stay by 50 percent, and contributes to a better quality of life from the patient's perspective. Additionally, the study provided the best guidelines to date for predicting the likelihood of successful laparoscopic surgery, based on weight and Body Mass Index (BMI)........

Preferred Method of Treatment for Advanced Ovarian Cancer

Sun, 25 Feb 2007 03:05:09 GMT

The National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the National Institutes of Health, today issued an announcement encouraging therapy with anticancer drugs via two methods, after surgery, for women with advanced ovary cancer. The combined methods, which deliver drugs into a vein and directly into the abdomen, extend overall survival for women with advanced ovary cancer by about a year........

Merry Christmas To All Our Readers

Sun, 25 Feb 2007 03:05:09 GMT

Medicineworld wishes all our readers merry Christmas. Oh, jingle bells, jingle bells Jingle all the way......

No evidence that estrogens in soy increase uterine cancer risk

Sun, 25 Feb 2007 03:05:09 GMT

Studies in monkeys and women suggest that unlike traditional estrogen therapy, a diet high in the natural plant estrogens found in soy does not increase the risk of uterine cancer in postmenopausal women, according to Mark Cline, D.V.M., Ph.D., an associate professor of comparative medicine at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center.......

Procedure Cuts Recurrence of Aggressive Uterine Cancer

Sun, 25 Feb 2007 03:05:09 GMT

A state-of-the-art treatment program developed at Yale School of Medicine increases survival from the aggressive uterine papillary serous carcinoma (UPSC) and spares some patients the need for additional therapy. The results are presented in the lead article of September's Gynecologic Oncology. The research team, led by senior author Peter E. Schwartz, M.D., The John Slade Ely Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Vice Chair and Director, determined that a combination of platinum-based chemotherapy and vaginal radiation was the most effective treatment for the disease. ......