(SOURCE: MAYO CLINIC) – Endometrial cancer triggers remain elusive, despite continued research. But given the typical inflammatory profile in these cases, microbes in the uterine environment are suspected to play a role in the development of this disease. To probe the microbes directly within the uterine environment and examine how these microbes could influence cancer within […]
(SOURCE: THE MOUNT SINAI HOSPITAL / MOUNT SINAI SCHOOL OF MEDICINE) – Mutations that have been linked to endometrial cancer can be found in the uterine lavage fluid of pre- and post-menopausal women both with and without detectable cancer, according to a study published in PLOS Medicine by John Martignetti, MD, PhD of the Icahn School […]
(SOURCE: UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA SCHOOL OF MEDICINE) – Delaying surgery after a diagnosis of uterine cancer can increase a women’s risk of death, but operating too soon can be just as detrimental for some, Penn Medicine physicians report in a new study published in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. In the study, women who […]
(Yale) According to a recent article published in Yale News, in a major breakthrough for ovarian and uterine cancers, Yale researchers have defined the genetic landscape of rare, highly aggressive tumors called carcinosarcomas (CSs), pointing the way to possible new treatments.