Tag: malignant cervix neoplasm

Health Policy Expert Peter Bach, MD, Goes to Biotech Company

A well-known healthcare policy expert whose work has focused on the cost and value of anticancer drugs has left academia and has accepted a position...

No Benefit in Cervical Cancer With Adjuvant Chemo

One of the top presentations at the top cancer meeting this year has negative results — but this abstract is “very important,” says Lori J....

Cervical Cancer Rates Fall, but Other HPV Cancers Increase

Cervical cancer incidence in the United States decreased by about 1% per year from 2001 to 2017, but at the same time there was an...

Cancer Screening Stopped by Pandemic: Repercussions to Come?

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Last year, cancer screening programs around the world ground to a...

At-Home HPV Swab Tests for Cervical Screening in UK Trial

A trial of an at-home human papillomavirus (HPV) swab test has begun in London, United Kingdom, as part of an initiative to increase uptake of...

Baby Gets Cancer From Mother During Birth: First Report

Cancer can be transmitted from a mother with cervical cancer to a newborn when the baby passes through the birth canal. That’s the conclusion of...

Iatrogenic Injury During Cervical Cancer Screening

Cervical cancer screening is a routine procedure, but in rare instances, there can be medical complications. A new study finds that, compared to women who...

New Technologies Aim to Improve Ovarian Cancer Detection

Encouraging trends abound in the management of ovarian cancer. As rates of ovarian disease continue to decline, there has also been a notable increase in...

Medicare Will Test Pay Models for Radiation Oncology, Dialysis

Beginning in 2021, Medicare will test alternative methods of paying for radiation oncology and dialysis, with the giant federal insurer saying it is seeking to...

Water-Only Fasting May Reduce Chemo Modifications

Patients with gynecologic malignancies who consumed only water for 24 hours before and 24 hours after each chemotherapy cycle had fewer dose delays and reductions...

Financial Toxicity Is Common With Gynecologic Cancers

More than one-fifth of patients being treated for gynecologic malignancies experience financial toxicity, results of a single-center study suggest. Among 5,188 patients treated for gynecologic...

How Long Is It Safe to Delay Gynecologic Cancer Surgery?

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 27, 2020 — As I write this column, there are more than 25,000 current cases...