Stages I-III Uterine Cancer


New Guidelines on Radiation Therapy After Surgery for Endometrial Cancer (July 9, 2015)

The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) today issued an endorsement of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) clinical practice guideline on postoperative radiation therapy for women... Continue Reading

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

Radiation for Uterine Cancer May Increase Risk of Bladder Cancer (January 8, 2014)

Radiation therapy used to treat uterine cancer may increase the risk of bladder cancer later in life, according to the results of a study published in BJU International. Uterine (endometrial) cancer is... Continue Reading

Study Supports Laparoscopy for Uterine Cancer (March 5, 2012)

Compared with traditional open surgery (laparotomy), laparoscopic surgery for uterine cancer results in quicker recovery, slightly higher recurrence rates, and similar overall survival. These results were... Continue Reading

Study Evaluates Incidence of Lymphedema Resulting from Cancer Treatment (August 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... Continue Reading

Laparoscopic Hysterectomy for Endometrial Cancer Associated with Better Quality of Life (August 3, 2010)

Laparoscopic hysterectomy for endometrial cancer that is confined to the uterus is associated with less pain, shorter hospital stays, faster recovery, and better quality of life when compared with total... Continue Reading

Vaginal Brachytherapy Effective for Endometrial Cancer (March 17, 2010)

Among women who have undergone surgery for high-intermediate risk endometrial cancer, vaginal brachytherapy is as effective as pelvic external beam radiotherapy in the prevention of vaginal recurrence... Continue Reading

Adjuvant Radiation Therapy May Improve Survival in Stage III Uterine Cancer (October 22, 2009)

Among women with node-positive Stage III uterine cancer, use of adjuvant (post-surgery) radiation therapy appears to improve survival. These results were published in Gynecologic Oncology. Stage III uterine... Continue Reading

Cancer Caregivers Devote Substantial Time and Effort (September 9, 2009)

On average, informal caregivers of cancer patients devote more than eight hours per day to caregiving. These results were published in Cancer. Informal caregiving is an important part of cancer management.... Continue Reading

Removal of Ovaries May Not Be Necessary in Young Women with Endometrial Cancer (January 29, 2009)

Removal of Ovaries May Not Be Necessary in Young Women with Endometrial Cancer According to the results of a study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, removal of the ovaries may not be necessary... Continue Reading

Pelvic Lymphadenectomy Does Not Improve Survival in Stage I Endometrial Cancer (December 29, 2008)

Pelvic Lymphadenectomy Does Not Improve Survival in Stage I Endometrial Cancer Pelvic lymphadenectomy (removal of pelvic lymph nodes) may be valuable for staging in endometrial cancer; however, it does... 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

Differences in IMRT Radiation Doses May Complicate Study Results in Gynecological Cancers (March 31, 2008)

Differences between the prescribed dose of radiation in intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) and the dose that’s actually delivered may make comparison studies in gynecological cancers difficult... Continue Reading

Risk Factors Identified for Uterine Sarcoma Survival (February 20, 2008)

Risk Factors Identified for Uterine Sarcoma Survival Survival for patients diagnosed with uterine leiomyosarcomas may be influenced by several factors. These findings were recently published in the journal... Continue Reading

Better Quality of Life with Vaginal Brachytherapy for Endometrial Cancer (September 24, 2007)

Better Quality of Life with Vaginal Brachytherapy for Endometrial Cancer Among women who received post-surgery radiation therapy for endometrial cancer, vaginal brachytherapy (a type of internal radiation... Continue Reading

Psychosocial Needs of Survivors of Gynecologic Cancers Must Be Addressed (January 29, 2007)

Psychosocial Needs of Survivors of Gynecologic Cancers Must Be Addressed According to an article recently published in Gynecologic Oncology, nearly one-third of survivors of a gynecologic cancer suffer... Continue Reading

In-hospital Deaths Lower for High-volume Surgeons for Uterine Cancer (December 6, 2006)

In-hospital Deaths Lower for High-volume Surgeons for Uterine Cancer According to an article recently published in Gynecologic Oncology, short term outcomes of surgery for uterine cancer are better if... Continue Reading

More Extensive Lymph Node Removal Improves Survival in Intermediate- and High-risk Endometrial Cancer Patients (September 25, 2006)

More Extensive Lymph Node Removal Improves Survival in Intermediate- and High-risk Endometrial Cancer Patients According to the results of a study published in the journal Cancer, removal of a larger... Continue Reading

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