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2 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

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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Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Health

Sat Jul 12, 2014

PeoriaTimes-Observer

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.

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Related Topix: Health

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Boston.com

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.

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Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Medicine, Cancer, Health, Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Tri-cityherald.com

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.

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Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Health

Thu Jul 10, 2014

MedicineNet

Cervical Cancer

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.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Cervical Cancer, Menopause, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Human Sexuality

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Fox News

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.

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Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Medicine, Health

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Reuters

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.

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Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Medicine, Health

Fri Jul 04, 2014

JD Supra

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.

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Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Medicine, Health, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Observer

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.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

P&T Community

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.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer

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.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, University of Illinois Chicago, Breast Cancer

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Boston.com

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.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Mon Jun 30, 2014

EurekAlert!

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.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, University of Illinois Chicago

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Examiner.com

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.

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Related Topix: Potatoes, Life, Food, Vegetables

Sat Jun 14, 2014

Hispanic Business

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.

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Related Topix: Delaware, Delaware Government, Medicine, Health

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