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OPEN: Sentinel Lymph Node Sampling in Robot-Assisted Staging of Endometrial Cancer

Objective: Sentinel lymph node (SLN) sampling in endometrial cancer staging has become an acceptable standard. Indocyanine green dye injected into the cervix and detected by near-infrared light is technically simple and sensitive. We aimed to evaluate SLN sampling in robot-assisted surgical staging of endometrial cancer at a university-affiliated teaching hospital....

Posted in: Gynecologic Cancer5

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CME Article: Trends in Incidence and Mortality Rates of Uterine Cancer in Kentucky

Objectives: The objective of this analysis was to gauge how the incidence and mortality of uterine cancer in Kentucky have changed from 1995 through 2017. An assessment of the trends in incidence and mortality across different geographic areas and between different races was also performed. Methods: Age-adjusted annual incidence and...

Posted in: Gynecologic Cancer5 Uterine Disorders2

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Trends in Premature Deaths among Women Living with HIV/AIDS and Cervical Cancer

Objectives: There is a lack of updated information on premature death and years of potential life lost (YPLL) among human immunodeficiency (HIV)–positive women with cervical cancer. We hypothesize that increased access to preventive resources such as antiretroviral therapy, preexposure prophylaxis, and human papillomavirus vaccines has reduced premature mortality and YPLL...

Posted in: Infectious Disease79 Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) And Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infection12 Gynecologic Cancer5

Abstract | November 13, 2020

Beyond The Barriers: A Case Series On Advanced Stage Breast and Gynecologic Cancer In New Orleans

Breast and gynecologic cancer screenings are available to a wide population of female patients through insurance providers and various support programs, however these cancers remain prevalent in our population today. In the context of screening availability, barriers leading to late/end-stage breast and gynecologic cancers must be explored. This report aims to highlight unique barriers that contribute to presentation with late-stage breast and gynecologic cancer in women of low socioeconomic status.

Posted in: Medical Oncology17 Women’s & Children’s Health27 Breast Cancer2 Gynecologic Cancer1

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Uterine Corpus Malignancies in Appalachia Kentucky: Incidence, Survival, and Related Health Disparities

Objectives: Uterine cancer is the nation’s most common gynecologic malignancy, but it is understudied in the geographically and socioeconomically diverse state of Kentucky (KY). Our aim was to assess the frequency, distribution, and survival of uterine corpus malignancies in KY, and specifically the differences between Appalachia (AP) and non-Appalachia (NAP)...

Posted in: Gynecologic Cancer5 Uterine Disorders2

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When to Worry about Cancer: Concurrent Carcinoma and Recurrence in Borderline Ovarian Tumors

Objectives: The objectives of this study were to identify and assess the factors associated with concurrent carcinoma and recurrence in women with epithelial borderline ovarian tumors.Methods: The cancer and pathology databases at a tertiary care academic cancer center were queried for all borderline ovarian tumors from 2005 to 2015. Cases...

Posted in: Medical Oncology19 Ovarian Disorders And Female Reproductive Health2 Gynecologic Cancer5 Ovarian Disorders2
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