Explore the latest in gynecology, including recent advances in cancer screening, family planning, management of menopause symptoms, and more.
This case report describes 2 patients with recalcitrant vulvar lichen sclerosus treated with erbium YAG laser
This Medical News article is an interview with Denis Mukwege, MD, cowinner of the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize.
This case-control cohort study compares the total number of opioid pain medications prescribed after gynecologic and abdominal surgery, the number of requests for opioid prescription refills, and postoperative pain scores and complications before and after implementation of an ultrarestrictive opioid prescription protocol.
This cohort study compares proportions of women in provincial prison vs women in the general population who were up-to-date for cervical cancer screening between 2006 and 2013 in Ontario, Canada.
This Viewpoint reviews the benefits and risks of risk-reducing mastectomy in otherwise healthy women with BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations to inform discussions about the proceeding with or foregoing the procedure, and it calls for continued research to understand how to better individualize risk and prevent disease nonsurgically.
This secondary analysis of the Women’s Health Initiative randomized clinical trial and observational study cohort investigates the association between body fat and breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women with normal body mass index.
This cohort study uses data from the Nurses’ Health Studies to evaluate associations between use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and risk of epithelial ovarian cancer.
This cohort study of Swedish register data examines the association between polycystic ovary syndrome and cancer risk in females aged 15 to 50 years between 1985 and 2009.
A 38-year-old woman with a history of gastric bypass surgery and hysterectomy had acute abdominal pain. Results of routine blood testing were unremarkable; a lung biopsy revealed spindle-cell fascicles with entrapped benign alveolar tissue but no necrosis, atypia, or mitotic activity. What would you do next?
This cross-sectional analysis of data from a multiethnic cohort of midlife and older women examines the associations of intimate partner violence, sexual assault, and posttraumatic stress with menopause symptoms.
This nested case-control study of patients enrolled in Kaiser Permanente Washington quantifies the risk of malignant ovarian cancer based on ultrasonographic characteristics of ovarian masses, including simple cysts, in a large unselected population.
This pooled analysis of individual patient data investigates the association of body mass index with subsequent breast cancer risk, in particular by age, attained age, risk factors for breast cancer, and tumor characteristics, in premenopausal women.
This randomized clinical trial assesses the efficacy of increased daily water intake vs usual fluid intake on the frequency of recurrent cystitis in premenopausal women experiencing recurrent cystitis who drink low volumes of total fluid daily.
This cohort study compares the risk for venous thromboembolism among women who use extended cyclic and continuous combined oral contraceptives (COCs) with that among women who use traditional cyclic COCs, while holding the progestogen type constant.
This phase 1 and 2 clinical trial examines progression-free survival in patients with ovarian or breast cancer treated with alisertib in combination with paclitaxel vs paclitaxel alone.
This Viewpoint uses controversy over the status of statues commemorating J. Marion Sims, a Southern gynecologist who developed operative techniques for vesicovaginal fistulae on enslaved women, to discuss changing the history of attitudes toward race and discrimination in medicine and society.
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