Gynecologic Oncology

Sexual health after cancer treatment

December 04, 2020

The vast majority of cancer survivors reported that they experience sexual side effects after chemotherapy, radiation and other cancer treatments according to the results of a survey presented at the annual meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology.

Novel engineered cytokine plus pembrolizumab to treat ovarian cancer

November 24, 2020

Heavily pretreated ovarian cancer patients who received a combination therapy of a novel engineered interleukin-2 (IL-2) cytokine plus pembrolizumab achieved an acceptable safety profile, according to a small cohort of an ongoing phase 1/2 trial.

Recurrence of high-grade cervical dysplasia

September 18, 2020

Women with high-grade cervical dysplasia are much less likely to have recurrence after primary conization if they undergo laser conization than a loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP), according to a 5-year follow-up study.