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Oral and IUD emergency contraception provision

November 25, 2020

Less than half of ob/gyns offer their patients the two most effective forms of emergency contraception -- ulipristal acetate and the copper intrauterine device (IUD) -- according to a national survey.

Impact of opioids in women with endometriosis

November 25, 2020

The risk of opioid use after endometriosis diagnosis is significantly greater in patients who used opioids before diagnosis, according to a retrospective analysis of data from a large health database.

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.

First enhanced recovery after surgery guideline for minimally invasive gynecologic surgery

November 23, 2020

The first Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) guideline for standardizing and optimizing perioperative care for women undergoing minimally invasive gynecologic surgery (MIGS) has been published in The Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology.