Muller, MD, associate professor of gynecologic oncology
at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas.
Enrique Hernandez, chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology and director of Gynecologic Oncology
at Temple University Hospital, "and it gives them the chance to have children."
Her findings, presented at a meeting of the American College for Advancement in Medicine last May will be published in the journal Gynecologic Oncology
"When a woman ovulates, the egg that is extruded from the ovary blows a hole in the surface of the ovary," notes Andrew Berchuck, professor of gynecologic oncology
. "The epithelial cells, where the cancer starts, line the surface of the ovary and they have to proliferate to fill in the hole." The findings indicate that women at risk for this type of cancer can protect themselves by reducing their ovulation cycles through birth control pills, pregnancy, and breast-feeding.
The results, published in the latest issue of GYNECOLOGIC ONCOLOGY
, showed a reduction of tumor size in nine of the patients.
These data were presented at the 2019 Society for Gynecologic Oncology
Annual Meeting on Women's Cancer.
While we recognize that open surgery is associated with increased morbidity, we do argue that, with the almost-universal implementation of Enhanced Recovery Pathways (ERP) in gynecologic oncology
, the disparities between the two groups will be minimized and likely are much smaller than that reported in historical literature.
Through the acquisition of Women's Health & Wellness, its patients will now benefit from direct access to comprehensive medical specialties offered by Women's Care Florida providers, including gynecologic oncology
, urogynecology, gynecologic pathology, breast surgery and genetic counseling, among many others.
Gressel, MD, a gynecologic oncology
fellow at Montefiore Medical Center, New York, and his coinvestigators.
Accumulating over 29 years' experience in providing exceptional care for patients, the Gynecologic Oncology
expert is changing the profession for the better and is now serving in her current role as Gynecologic Oncology
Nurse Navigator at the University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center in Albuquerque, NM.
Among women with cervical cancer in the U.S., one in five, or 20 percent, will be diagnosed after the age of 65, according to a study presented at the Society of Gynecologic Oncology
's Annual Meeting on Women's Cancer in March 2018.
McIntosh is board-certified in gynecologic oncology
, as well as obstetrics and gynecology.