Metastatic/Stage IVB Cervical Cancer


National Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month on CancerConnect (September 9, 2014)

Sun Valley, ID & Fort Worth, TX– OMNI Health Media (OMNI) announces the launch of cervical, ovarian and uterine cancer educational programs for national gynecologic cancer awareness month.... Continue Reading

Avastin Improves Outcomes for Women with Advanced Cervical Cancer (June 10, 2013)

In a Phase III clinical trial, adding Avastin® (bevacizumab) to chemotherapy prolonged overall survival among women with recurrent or metastatic cervical cancer. These results were presented at the 2013... Continue Reading

Factors Affecting Quality of Life at the End of Life (July 20, 2012)

For people with advanced cancer, quality of life at the end of life—sometimes referred to as “a good death”—may have less to do with medical treatment and more to do with a therapeutic alliance... Continue Reading

FDA Revokes Avastin’s Approval for Breast Cancer (November 22, 2011)

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is revoking the approval of Avastin® (bevacizumab) for the treatment breast cancer. The FDA concluded that Avastin has not been shown to be safe and effective... Continue Reading

January Is National Cervical Cancer Awareness Month (January 5, 2011)

As the month of January brings cervical cancer into focus, it’s time to increase public understanding of the disease, including its prevalence, approaches to screening and prevention, treatment options,... Continue Reading

January Is National Cervical Cancer Awareness Month (January 4, 2010)

As the month of January brings cervical cancer into focus, it’s time to increase public understanding of the disease, including its prevalence, approaches to screening and prevention, treatment options,... Continue Reading

Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer (March 23, 2009)

The View from the IVth Floor One woman shares some hard-won wisdom from years of living with metastatic cancer—and encourages laughter along the way. by Teri Cooper Borrowed time—technically, that’s... Continue Reading

January Is National Cervical Cancer Awareness Month (January 2, 2009)

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 (May 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)... Continue Reading

Cervical Cancer Survivors Face Risk of Second Cancers (April 27, 2007)

Cervical Cancer Survivors Face Risk of Second Cancers According to the results of a study presented at the 2007 annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), the risk of a second... Continue Reading

Hycamtin® Approved for Advanced Cervical Cancer (June 19, 2006)

Hycamtin® Approved for Advanced Cervical Cancer According to a press release from GlaxoSmithKline, Hycamtin® (topotecan) was recently approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for a new... Continue Reading

Combination of Cisplatin and Topotecan Improves Survival in Advanced Cervical Cancer (July 28, 2005)

Combination of Cisplatin and Topotecan Improves Survival in Advanced Cervical Cancer A phase III clinical trial published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology reported that women with advanced cervical... Continue Reading

Stress and Depression Frequent Among Women Treated for Gynecological Cancers (February 22, 2005)

Stress and Depression Frequent Among Women Treated for Gynecological Cancers According to the results of a study recently published in Gynecologic Oncology , women with gynecologic cancer often experience... Continue Reading

Addition of Taxol(R) to Cisplatin Improves Progression-Free Survival in Advanced Cervical Cancer (August 4, 2004)

Addition of Taxol® to Cisplatin Improves Progression-Free Survival in Advanced Cervical Cancer According to a recent article published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, the addition of Taxol®... Continue Reading

Surgical Removal of Lung Metastases Improves Survival in Cervical Cancer (May 7, 2004)

Surgical Removal of Lung Metastases Improves Survival in Cervical Cancer According to a recent article published in the Annals of Thoracic Surgery, the surgical removal of cancer that has spread to the... Continue Reading

Cisplatin Plus Topotecan Improves Survival Compared to Cisplatin Alone in Recurrent Cervical Cancer (March 18, 2004)

Cisplatin Plus Topotecan Improves Survival Compared to Cisplatin Alone in Recurrent Cervical Cancer According to results presented at the 2004 annual meeting of the American Society of Gynecologic... Continue Reading

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