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Gynecologic oncologists are obstetrician/gynecologists who specialize in dealing with cancers of the reproductive organs. These doctors provide continual care for each patient, since they are trained to diagnose as well as treat cancer through both surgical means and chemotherapy.
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Cancer of the Uterus Fishers IN

Papillary serous adenocarcinomas and clear cell adenocarcinomas are a subtype of uterine adenocarcinomas. They are different because of their increased potential to spread throughout the abdomen. In this they sometimes behave like an ovarian cancer. The diagnosis and staging is the same as for the more usual endometrial cancer. The best treatment has yet to be demonstrated. There is a good reason to consider treating the entire abdomen, but there is no good way to do it. Whole abdominal radiation can be done, but it can have a lot of side effects. This is a situation where several opinions should be obtained.

Quality of Health Information for Cervical Cancer Treatment on the Internet Fishers IN

The internet has become a frequently used and powerful tool for patients seeking medical information. This information may not undergo the same quality consideration as the peer-review criteria for publication of information in a journal.

STD Fishers IN

Besides causing cervical cancer, HPV is a major cause of penile, anal, and vaginal cancers. HPV inhibits natural tumor suppression by inactivating a cellular tumor suppressor protein called p53. The p53 protein regulates the expression of other genes that control the cell cycle, activates the repair of damaged DNA in cells, and, in cases of severe damage, initiates cell death.

Research: Ovarian Hyperstimulation Fishers IN

OHSS prophylaxis was used in 1.8% of IVF cycles at this institution; no serious OHSS complications were encountered during the study period. Management based on elective 2 pn embryo cryopreservation with subsequent thaw and grow-out to blastocyst stage for transfer did not appear to compromise embryo viability or overall reproductive outcome.

Cancer of the Cervix Fishers IN

All sexually active women are at risk for the development of cervical cancer. The risk seems to be increased withsmoking and promiscuity of the woman or her male partner. This is the standard text book explanation for an increasedrisk. But, in my experience, it is not a likely explanation for the patients that I have treated. It is not increasedby the use of birth control pills, family history or the development of genital warts. Almost all cases occur inwomen who have not had regular screening with Pap tests. This is one cancer that can be prevented, in most cases,by screening for the premalignant changes.

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Abnormal PAP Smears, HPV, Cervical Dysplasia and Cancer Fishers IN

Here is some useful information on abnormal PAP smears, HPV, Cervical Dysplasia and Cancer. If you want to know more about the causes, symptoms and treatments of these diseases, please feel free to read on.

Cancer of the Cervix Fishers IN

All sexually active women are at risk for the development of cervical cancer. The risk seems to be increased withsmoking and promiscuity of the woman or her male partner. This is the standard text book explanation for an increasedrisk. But, in my experience, it is not a likely explanation for the patients that I have treated. It is not increasedby the use of birth control pills, family history or the development of genital warts. Almost all cases occur inwomen who have not had regular screening with Pap tests. This is one cancer that can be prevented, in most cases,by screening for the premalignant changes.

Cancer of the Uterus Fishers IN

Papillary serous adenocarcinomas and clear cell adenocarcinomas are a subtype of uterine adenocarcinomas. They are different because of their increased potential to spread throughout the abdomen. In this they sometimes behave like an ovarian cancer. The diagnosis and staging is the same as for the more usual endometrial cancer. The best treatment has yet to be demonstrated. There is a good reason to consider treating the entire abdomen, but there is no good way to do it. Whole abdominal radiation can be done, but it can have a lot of side effects. This is a situation where several opinions should be obtained.

Cancer of the Vagina Fishers IN

Women who have had a hysterectomy for non cancer problems should still have a Pap test every several years. They can still develop malignant and pre-malignant vaginal changes.

Gestational Trophoblastic Disease Fishers IN

Sometimes something goes wrong very early in pregnancy. The fetus doesnot develop but the placental elements continue to grow. There is swelling of the villi and overgrowth of the cyto-andsynctiotrophoblast cells. The villi can become so swollen that they are visible and look like drops of water. Thescientific name for this mass of water drops is hydatidiform mole. In Latin mole means shapeless mass and hydatidmeans water drop. It is referred to as a mole or molar pregnancy. The trophoblastic cells make the pregnancy hormone,Human Chorionic Gonadotropin, HCG, which is the basis for all pregnancy tests. There is an overproduction of HCGas well as exaggerated symptoms of pregnancy.

Ovarian Cancer and the Search for Early Detection Fishers IN

While extremely frightening, ovarian cancer is a rare disease. Only one out of every 15,000 women at the age of thirty will be found to have the disease. However, all of the interest and media coverage surrounding ovarian cancer has given the impression that the disease is now more common, that there is an epidemic. In fact, the incidence of ovarian cancer is no greater now than it was 25 years ago.

Prophylactic Surgeries Prevent Two Gynecological Cancers in Women with Lynch Syndrome Fishers IN

Women diagnosed with Lynch syndrome, a condition often associated with colon cancer, also are at high risk for endometrial and ovarian cancers - both of which can be eliminated by having a prophylactic hysterectomy and oophorectomy (removal of the ovaries), according to a study published by researchers from The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center in the New England Journal of Medicine.

Quality of Health Information for Cervical Cancer Treatment on the Internet Fishers IN

The internet has become a frequently used and powerful tool for patients seeking medical information. This information may not undergo the same quality consideration as the peer-review criteria for publication of information in a journal.

Research: Ovarian Hyperstimulation Fishers IN

OHSS prophylaxis was used in 1.8% of IVF cycles at this institution; no serious OHSS complications were encountered during the study period. Management based on elective 2 pn embryo cryopreservation with subsequent thaw and grow-out to blastocyst stage for transfer did not appear to compromise embryo viability or overall reproductive outcome.

STD Fishers IN

Besides causing cervical cancer, HPV is a major cause of penile, anal, and vaginal cancers. HPV inhibits natural tumor suppression by inactivating a cellular tumor suppressor protein called p53. The p53 protein regulates the expression of other genes that control the cell cycle, activates the repair of damaged DNA in cells, and, in cases of severe damage, initiates cell death.

What is Cancer? Fishers IN

by William M. Rich, MD, OBGYN.net Correspondent for Gynecologic Oncology * terms will open in new windows for definitions Cancer is an abnormal proliferation of cells which have uncontrolled growth.They have the ability to grow into adjacent tissue and to spread to distant parts of the body. A cell is the basicbuilding block and the fundamental functioning unit of the body. A sphere about one fo...

When the Diagnosis is Cancer Fishers IN

Receiving a diagnosis of cancer is a major life change. Neither the patient,the family nor friends will be the same again. As with any other major life change there will be an emotional responsesimilar to the grieving process associated with a loved ones death. The emotional response will proceed throughseveral phases. These phases will be of varying duration and intensity. Most people will cope; some will not; allwill be affected.