Stage IV Uterine 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

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

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

Study Evaluates Whole-brain Radiation Following Surgery or Radiosurgery in Cancer Spread to the Brain (November 16, 2010)

Results from a randomized Phase III study indicate that whole-brain radiation therapy (WBRT) following removal of one to three brain metastases with surgery or radiosurgery does not improve overall survival... 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

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

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

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

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

Chemotherapy Superior to Radiation in the treatment of Carcinosarcoma of the Uterus (June 6, 2006)

Chemotherapy Superior to Radiation in the treatment of Carcinosarcoma of the Uterus Chemotherapy has been shown to improve survival compared to whole abdominal radiation in the treatment of women with... Continue Reading

Removal of Lymph Nodes During Surgery Improves Survival of Patients with Endometrial Uterine Cancer (June 6, 2006)

Removal of Lymph Nodes During Surgery Improves Survival of Patients with Endometrial Uterine Cancer The removal of lymph nodes during surgery appears to improve cancer-free survival among some patients... Continue Reading

Risk of Ovarian Cancer in Young Endometrial Cancer Patients (October 6, 2005)

Risk of Ovarian Cancer in Young Endometrial Cancer Patients According to a study published in the journal Obstetrics and Gynecology, roughly 25% of young women with endometrial cancer may also have ovarian... 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

Combination Chemotherapy Superior to Radiation for Advanced Endometrial Cancer (June 19, 2003)

Combination Chemotherapy Superior to Radiation for Advanced Endometrial Cancer According to results presented at the plenary session of the 39th annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical... Continue Reading

New Hormone Therapy, SERM LY353381, May Benefit Some Women with Advanced or Recurrent Endometrial Cancer (February 26, 2002)

New Hormone Therapy, SERM LY353381, May Benefit Some Women with Advanced or Recurrent Endometrial Cancer Preliminary study results on a new type of hormone therapy, currently known as SERM LY353381,... Continue Reading

A Higher “Grade” of Cancer of the Endometrium May Indicate Need for More Aggressive Therapy After Surgery (February 26, 2002)

A Higher “Grade” of Cancer of the Endometrium May Indicate Need for More Aggressive Therapy After Surgery Researchers in Switzerland have now defined the risk for a cancer recurrence (return),... Continue Reading

Chemo and Hormone Therapy Combo Produces High Response Rate in Women with Advanced or Recurrent Endometrial Cancer (February 26, 2002)

Chemo and Hormone Therapy Combo Produces High Response Rate in Women with Advanced or Recurrent Endometrial Cancer Greek researchers recently reported a response rate of nearly 75% in women with advanced... Continue Reading

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