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News tagged ‘GynecologicCancers’ clear

  • Dana-Farber is one of 70 top cancer centers nationwide releasing a joint statement encouraging HPV vaccinations.

Tags: CervicalCancer, PatientEducation, GynecologicCancers

  • Dr. Charles Fuchs led a study published in Nature Genetics that identified in about 20 percent of colorectal and endometrial cancers, a genetic mutation that had been overlooked in recent large, comprehensive gene searches.


Tags: ColonCancer, GynecologicCancers

  • Dr. Harold Burstein commented on a study that found there was no evidence that surgery lowered the risk of death compared to more conservative lumpectomy and radiation.


Tags: GynecologicCancers

  • More than 250 women business and community leaders will gather for the fifth Susan. F. Smith Center for Women's Cancers Executive Council, Beyond Boston Luncheon. The luncheon will include a panel discussion led by Eric P. Winer.

Tags: BreastCancer, CervicalCancer, OvarianCancer, GynecologicCancers

  • A new study co-authored by Dr. Rameen Beroukhim may enable researchers to identify biological pathways that lead to endometrial cancer, as well as possible approaches to treatment.

Tags: BasicResearch, Genomics, GynecologicCancers

  • Dr. Joyce Liu presented findings at the AACR annual meeting from a study focused on an experimental vaccine aimed at treating women with ovarian cancer.

Tags: ImmuneSystem, OvarianCancer, GynecologicCancers

  • Over 250 women business leaders attended the 10th annual Susan F. Smith Center for Women’s Cancers Executive Council Breakfast to help find cures for women's cancers. Ursula Matulonis, MD, medical director of the Dana-Farber Gynecologic Oncology program, was the featured speaker.

Tags: GynecologicCancers

  • Several studies published in Nature have identified 74 new genetic risk factors associated with three major cancers: breast, ovarian, and prostate. Dr. Philip Kantoff said it is unclear what this means for patients clinically, but the hope is that it will lead to more sophisticated screening and treatment strategies.

Tags: BasicResearch, BreastCancer, OvarianCancer, ProstateCancer, Genetics, GynecologicCancers

  • Dr. Ursula Matulonis discussed the findings from a study that found that many women with ovarian cancer are receiving sub-standard treatment.

Tags: OvarianCancer, GynecologicCancers

  • In light of a study that found many ovarian cancer patients receive sub-standard care, Dr. Ursula Matulonis explained why ovarian cancer patients should seek out treatment from gynecologic oncologists.

Tags: OvarianCancer, GynecologicCancers

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