Stages II-IVA Cervical Cancer

Study Evaluates Incidence of Lymphedema Resulting from Cancer Treatment (08-9-2010)

A systematic review of 47 studies evaluating treatment for melanoma, head and neck cancer, genitourinary cancers, gynecologic cancers, and sarcoma indicates that lymphedema is a common side effect of treatment for these diseases. These findings were recently... Continue Reading

Gemzar® Added to Chemoradiation Improves Survival in Locally Advanced Cervical Cancer (06-8-2009)

Gemzar® Added to Chemoradiation Improves Survival in Locally Advanced Cervical Cancer The combination of Gemzar® (gemcitabine), Platinol® (cisplatin), and concurrent radiation significantly improves survival over single-agent Platinol and radiation... Continue Reading

Robotically-assisted Hysterectomy Appears Effective for Cervical Cancer (03-8-2009)

Robotically-assisted Hysterectomy Appears Effective for Cervical Cancer Robotically-assisted hysterectomy (RAH) in patients with early-stage cervical cancer is at least as effective as traditional open radical hysterectomy (ORH) and produces fewer complications,... Continue Reading

Differences in IMRT Radiation Doses May Complicate Study Results in Gynecological Cancers (03-8-2009)

Differences in IMRT Radiation Doses May Complicate Study Results in Gynecological Cancers Differences between the prescribed dose of radiation in intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) and the dose that’s actually delivered may make comparison... Continue Reading

January Is National Cervical Cancer Awareness Month (03-8-2009)

January Is National Cervical Cancer Awareness Month As the month of January brings cervical cancer into focus, it’s a great time to increase public understanding of the disease, including its prevalence, approaches to screening and prevention, treatment... Continue Reading

Updates in the Management of Gynecologic Cancers (05-27-2008)

Updates in the Management of Gynecologic Cancers: A Report from the 39th Annual Meeting of the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists The 39th Annual Meeting of the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists (SGO) was held in Tampa, Florida, from March 9 to 12, 2008,... Continue Reading