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Weight loss surgery is associated with reduced risk of female cancers

New research findings published last month in Gynecologic Oncology found weight loss surgery reduces both the incidence of overall cancer in obese women, and also the risk for female-specific cancers,...

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Would you rather not know if you have an inherited, increased risk of cancer?

I recently read an article of a personal account of a woman who was diagnosed with a BRCA gene mutation and the difficult decisions she now faces with having positive results.

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NEW procedure Uterine Transposition

From 10 to 14 March, I attended the Society of Gynecologic Oncology 2017 Annual Meeting in Washington D.C.

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Women who participate in clinical trials have better health outcomes

A systematic review has found that women who participated in clinical trials in obstetrics and gynaecology had better health outcomes than women who did not.

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Dealing with anxiety during a cancer prognosis

Anxiety is a common feeling that patients sometimes have when coping with upcoming surgery or even the possibility of a cancer diagnosis.

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Laparoscopic hysterectomy superior to open surgery

It was a big day for The Queensland Centre for Gynaecological Cancer on 30 October 2016.

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Doctor, if you had my cancer, what would you do to fight it?

“What can I do to help with my recovery to increase my chances of survival?” is what patients diagnosed with a life-threatening cancer often ask.

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