Items Tagged ‘Stages I-III Uterine Cancer’

July 9th, 2015

New Guidelines on Radiation Therapy After Surgery for Endometrial Cancer

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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 with endometrial (uterine) cancer. The endorsement outlines treatments that ASTRO and ASCO agree should be the standard of care for women with endometrial cancer, based on the […]

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Tags: endometrial cancer, gynecologic cancer, News, Stages I-III Uterine Cancer, standardized treatments, Uterine Cancer


January 20th, 2014

Radiation for Uterine Cancer May Increase Risk of Bladder Cancer

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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 one of the most common gynecologic cancers in women, with more than 49,000 new cases and more than 7,700 deaths from the disease each […]

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Tags: Bladder Cancer, News, Recurrent Uterine Cancer, Screening/Prevention Bladder Cancer, Screening/Prevention Uterine Cancer, Stage IV Uterine Cancer, Stages I-III Uterine Cancer, Uterine Cancer


March 5th, 2012

Study Supports Laparoscopy for Uterine Cancer

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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 published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. Each year in theUnited States, more than 47,000 women are diagnosed with cancer of the uterus. The most common type of uterine […]

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Tags: News, Stages I-III Uterine Cancer, Uterine Cancer


March 17th, 2010

Vaginal Brachytherapy Effective for Endometrial Cancer

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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 and produces fewer side effects. These results were published in Lancet. Uterine (endometrial) cancer is the most common gynecologic cancer in the United States, with more than 42,000 […]

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Tags: News, Stages I-III Uterine Cancer, Uterine Cancer