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What are alternatives to a hysterectomy?

During my training as a gynaecological oncologist, I was taught to keep in mind that there are always several ways to treat a medical condition.

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Is there still a risk of cancer after a hysterectomy?

Sometimes I get asked from patients why it would be possible to develop gynaecological cancer if “nothing is down there anymore”.

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What to expect up to four months after your hysterectomy

Recovery after surgery may differ individually but also depending on if you had a laparoscopic or abdominal (open) surgery.

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Quicker recovery from keyhole hysterectomy

A hysterectomy is the surgical removal of the uterus that some 30,000 Australian women require every year for abnormal bleeding, pain or cancer of the uterus.

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Will a hysterectomy cure my endometriosis?

There are many myths about endometriosis that make it hard for people to know what’s true and what’s a myth about this disease.

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Hysterectomy and its impact on pelvic floor function

Last week at the European Society of Gynaecological Oncology Congress in Vienna I shared some exciting new research with some 3000 colleagues from all parts of the world on the...

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How well informed do women feel about hysterectomy options?

A new study helps us to understand how women form decisions about the surgical approach to hysterectomy.

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