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Fibroid removal technique may carry risks of spreading cancer to other parts of women's bodies, FDA advisers say
Federal health advisers say there is little to no evidence that a popular technique for removing fibroids can be performed without the risk of spreading undetected cancers to other parts of the body.
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Sat Jul 12, 2014
The Great Pelvic Exam Debate
Ah, the annual pelvic exam. It's an unpleasant and decidedly uncomfortable ritual that every woman has woefully endured at several points in her life.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
No agreement on whether FDA should ban hysterectomy tool
A panel of experts reviewing the safety of a controversial cutting device used to perform minimally-invasive hysterectomies couldn't agree Friday on whether the government should withdraw the device from the market.
Patients seek FDA ban on fibroid removal devices
An expert panel of Food and Drug Administration advisers heard impassioned pleas from women with cancer and family members of deceased patients who said they were unaware of the cancer risks of the popular technique for treating fibroids by grinding the tissue and removing it through a small incision in the abdomen.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Did you have any of the risk factors for cervical cancer at the time of your diagnosis? If so, what were they? Lymph nodes help the body's immune system fight infections.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Women's cancer risk raises doubts about FDA oversight
A U.S. Food and Drug Administration database that catalogs medical-device problems holds thousands of entries on a tool called a laparoscopic power morcellator, used since the 1990s.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
FDA reviewers assess uterine surgical method tied to rare cancer
A uterine surgical technique that has been linked with the spread of a rare type of cancer poses a serious concern to regulators that will be addressed this week by an advisory committee to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
FDA Warning on Hysterectomy Procedure Raises Awareness of Cancer Risk
A cancer risk surrounding a technologically advanced and minimally invasive surgery for removing the uterus has prompted the Food and Drug Administration to issue a warning discouraging the medical procedure.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Bald for Bucks
Henry's Hair Company donated the talents of George Deciga to help Tabitha Lynn Rosas go Bald for Bucks during intermission at Thursday's Music on The Pier.
No Link Found Between Fertility Drugs and Breast, Ovarian, and Uterine Cancers
There is "little evidence" that the use of conventional fertility hormones used for ovarian stimulation in the treatment of infertility increases the long-term risk of breast and gynecological cancers, according to the results of a 30-year follow-up study.
Times of Oman
Reassuring news on cancer risk from IVF drugs - study
A long-term study of women who used ovary-stimulating hormones for fertility treatment found no widespread evidence of a higher cancer risk, researchers said on Monday.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Should women skip an annual pelvic exam?
New advice issued on Monday from the American College of Physicians urged doctors to stop performing routine pelvic exams in healthy women who aren't pregnant and have no troubling symptoms to warrant the exam.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
No link between fertility drugs and breast, ovarian and uterine cancers
Munich, 30 June 2014: There is "little evidence" that the use of conventional fertility hormones used for ovarian stimulation in the treatment of infertility increases the long-term risk of breast and gynecological cancers, according to the results of a substantial 30-year follow-up study.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
Dr. Oz: Camille Grammer battles cancer; diet cures; yacon syrup supplement
Former "Real Housewife" Camille Grammer is going public with her radical hysterectomy for early stage endometrial cancer.
Sat Jun 14, 2014
First State Paw Draw: Design Delaware's New Animal Welfare License Plate
While low-cost spay and neuter services are available in the state, the procedure can still be cost-prohibitive for some families.