Endometrial Cancer

Obesity Tied To Higher Cancer Rates In Younger People

For six of the 12 obesity-related cancers (multiple myeloma, colorectal, uterine, gallbladder, kidney and pancreatic) the risk for disease increased in adults 25 to 49.
Related topics: Obesity, Cancer, Colon Cancer, Kidney Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer, Colorectal Cancer, Oncology, Kidney Disease

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Medical News Today: Ovarian Cancer Risk After A Hysterectomy

During a hysterectomy, a surgeon removes a person’s uterus. Because the surgeon usually leaves part or all of the ovaries intact, it may still be possible to develop ovarian cancer. However, research suggests that any type of hysterectomy helps...
Related topics: Ovarian Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Health Tip: Potential Risks Of Hysterectomy

-- A hysterectomy may be recommended for cases of uterine fibroids, endometriosis, pelvic support problems, abnormal uterine bleeding, chronic pelvic pain and gynecologic cancer, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists...
Related topics: Chronic Pain, Cancer, Oncology, Gynecology

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Uterine Cancer Incidence And Deaths On The Rise In Us

Black women in particular need to be more aware of the symptoms of uterine cancer to stem the rise in the incidence and mortality rates of uterine cancer in the US, warn CDC experts. Medscape Medical News
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention

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Ketogenic Diet Reduces Body Fat In Women With Ovarian Or Endometrial Cancer

Women with ovarian or endometrial cancer who followed the ketogenic diet for 12 weeks lost more body fat and had lower insulin levels compared to those who followed the low-fat diet recommended by the American Cancer Society, according to a new...
Related topics: Diet, Ovarian Cancer, American Cancer Society, Cancer, Oncology, Insulin, Medical Research

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Most Postmenopausal Bleeding Not Associated With Cancer

TUESDAY, Aug. 14, 2018 -- Most women with postmenopausal bleeding (PMB) will not be diagnosed with endometrial cancer, according to a review published online Aug. 6 in JAMA Internal Medicine. Megan A. Clarke, Ph.D., from the National Cancer...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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Postmenopausal Bleeding Should Prompt Endometrial Ca Evaluation

(MedPage Today) -- But patient counseling needed, as only 10% of such cases are cancer
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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Mksap: 38-year-old Woman With Endometrial Cancer

Test your medicine knowledge with the MKSAP challenge, in partnership with the American College of Physicians. A 38-year-old woman is evaluated in follow-up after recent surgery for endometrial cancer. Her family history is significant for colon...
Related topics: Cancer, Colon Cancer, Oncology

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Extended Tamoxifen May Double Endometrial Cancer Risk

(MedPage Today) -- But observed malignancies were detected early and carried low mortality risk
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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Airline Crew Have Higher Cancer Rates

Flight attendants had increased rates of breast, uterine, cervical, gastrointestinal, skin and thyroid cancers.
Related topics: Breast Cancer, Cancer, Cervical Cancer, Skin Cancer, Thyroid Cancer, Oncology

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New Drug Combo Ups Survival In Her2/neu Uterine Serous Cancer

WEDNESDAY, April 18, 2018 -- For patients with human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2)/neu-positive uterine serous carcinoma, adding intravenous trastuzumab to treatment with carboplatin-paclitaxel is associated with increased...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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Yale Expert Discusses Treatment For Endometrial Cancer

Dr. Alesandro Santin Discusses Treatment for Endometrial Cancer
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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Yale Expert Discusses Treatment For Endometrial Cancer

Dr. Alesandro Santin Discusses Treatment for Endometrial Cancer
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology

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Go Ahead And Drink Your Coffee, Public Health Experts Say

A California court ruling this week that a cancer warning label should be required on coffee has left the scientific community puzzled. There is plenty of research showing that coffee doesn’t cause cancer, and can actually prevent liver and...
Related topics: Cancer, Liver Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Studies Seek Role For Anti-pd-1 Drugs In Gyn Cancers

(MedPage Today) -- Activity in resistant ovarian, mutated endometrial cancers
Related topics: Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Oncology

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Pap Test Fluids Used In Gene-based Screening Test For Two Gyn Cancers

Cervical fluid samples gathered during routine Papanicolaou (Pap) tests are the basis of a new screening test for endometrial and ovarian cancers.
Related topics: Genetics, Cancer, Cervical Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Oncology

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Surprising Discovery Provides Insights Into Aggressive Endometrial Cancers

New research from Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah (U of U) indicates steroid and hormone receptors are simultaneously active in many endometrial cancer tissues. The findings, published today in the journal Cell Reports,...
Related topics: Medical Research, Cancer, Oncology, Hormones

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Oral Contraceptives Reduce Risk For Ovarian And Endometrial Cancers

The effect is especially evident in smokers, the obese and those who exercise infrequently.
Related topics: Oral Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Smoking, Obesity

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Medical News Today: Endometrial Cancer: Drug-loaded Nanoparticles Destroy Tumor Cells

Researchers reveal how nanoparticles filled with two anti-cancer drugs targeted and killed tumor cells in mice with aggressive endometrial cancer.
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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Researchers Use Nanoparticles To Target, Kill Endometrial Cancer

Tumor-targeting nanoparticles loaded with a drug that makes cancer cells more vulnerable to chemotherapy's toxicity could be used to treat an aggressive and often deadly form of endometrial cancer, according to new research by the University of Iowa...
Related topics: Medical Research, Cancer, Oncology, Chemotherapy

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