PEAK Surgical Announces Positive Fascia Incision Healing Results From Preclinical Study of PEAK PlasmaBlade(TM) for Gynecologic Surgery
- Data Presented in Poster Session at American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists' 57th Annual Clinical Meeting -
PALO ALTO, Calif., May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- PEAK Surgical, Inc., a medical device company that has developed a new tissue dissection system based on a proprietary technology,...
Non-invasive test accurately identifies gynecologic malignancies
Diffusion weighted MR can accurately identify benign from malignant pelvic lymph nodes in patients with gynecologic
malignancy, according to a study performed at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, MA. Diffusion weighted imaging is a noninvasive test that uses an MRI sequence sensitized to t...
New treatment shows promise against recurrent gynecologic cancers
April 21, 2009 (BRONX, NY) Recurrent and metastatic endometrial and ovarian cancers can be notoriously difficult to treat: They have spread to other organs and typically have developed resistance to chemotherapy; and patients already heavily treated with chemotherapy may not be able to endure mo...
David G. Mutch Elected 41st President of the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists
CHICAGO, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- David G. Mutch, MD, Director of the Division of Gynecologic
Oncology and Ira and Judith Gall Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri, has been elected the 41...
Society of Gynecologic Oncologists to Host 40th Annual Meeting on Women's Cancer
CHICAGO, Jan. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Society of Gynecologic
Oncologists (SGO) will host its 40th Annual Meeting on Women's Cancer, February 5-8, 2009 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas. This year's meeting will feature more than 360 scientific presentations...
Ovarian and Endometrial Cancer Patients Experience Improved Outcomes When Treated First by a Gynecologic Oncologist
CHICAGO, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time, accumulated data
demonstrates that women diagnosed with a reproductive cancer, especially
ovarian and uterine (endometrial) cancers, experience improved outcomes
when treated first by a gynecologic
oncologist. The 2008 State of the State
Women Can Now Learn About Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Treatments at AAGL.org
Newly updated Web site heralds AAGL commitment to patient education
CYPRESS, Calif., April 3, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- AAGL, the professional
organization of gynecologists interested in endoscopy and minimally
invasive gynecology, has retooled its Web site, http://www.aagl.org, and added a
Society of Gynecologic Oncologists 39th Annual Meeting on Women's Cancer to Include Sessions on HPV and Cervical Cancer
Eight Sessions to be Dedicated to the Prevention and Treatment of
Cervical Cancer and HPV's Related Correlation to the Disease
CHICAGO, March 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It has been almost two
years since the first vaccine to prevent cervical cancer was approved for
regular clinical use,...
South Florida Gynecologic Oncologists Begin Using LUMA(R) Cervical Pre-Cancer Imaging Device
SAN DIEGO, March 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SpectraScience, Inc. (OTC
Bulletin Board: SCIE), a San Diego based medical devices company, today
announced that it has placed its LUMA Cervical Imaging System to detect
pre-cancers at the South Florida Gynecologic
Oncology Center under the
Society of Gynecologic Oncologists to Host 39th Annual Meeting on Women's Cancer
'Scientific Innovation - Pathway to Progress in Women's Cancer' Theme
Spotlights Four Decades of Advances in Prevention and Treatment of
CHICAGO, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Society of Gynecologic
Oncologists (SGO) will host its 39th Annual Meeting on Wom...
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Society of Gynecologic Oncologists Issues White Paper on HPV Vaccine's Impact on Cervical Cancer Prevention
Paper is First in a Series Based on Presentations from Cervical Cancer Prevention Forum Hosted by SGO
CHICAGO, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Society of Gynecologic
Oncologists (SGO) has published the first in a series of four papers on a variety of cervical cancer i...
SGO and ACOG Announce Breast Cancer Fellowship Program for Gynecologic Oncologists
CHICAGO, March 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Society of Gynecologic
Oncologists (SGO) and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) have jointly developed a breast disease fellowship training program for gynecologic
oncologists. Supported by a grant of $75,000 fr...
Society of Gynecologic Oncologists 40th Annual Meeting on Women's Cancer to Include Sessions on Robotics Surgery
How is this New Surgery Technique Impacting the Treatment of Women's Cancers?
CHICAGO, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Robotic-assisted surgery has become one of the fastest growing technological advances in the field of Gynecologic
Oncology in the past few years. This minimally-invasive s...
PEAK Surgical Announces Positive Results From Preclinical Study of PEAK PlasmaBlade(TM) for Obstetric and Gynecologic Surgery
- Data Presented in Poster Session at American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists' 56th Annual Clinical Meeting -
PALO ALTO, Calif., May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- PEAK Surgical, Inc., a medical
device company that is developing new tissue dissection systems based on a
Vermillion Receives Award From the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists
Company to Present New Data on its Ovarian Cancer Diagnostics Program at
the Society of Gynecologic
Oncologists' 39th Annual Meeting On Women's Cancer
FREMONT, Calif., Feb. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Vermillion, Inc.
(Nasdaq: VRML ), a high-value molecular...
Karmanos Physician-Scientists Examine Racial Disparities in
Patients with Gynecologic Cancer
DETROIT, April 16, 2007 /PRNewswire/ -- Karmanos Cancer
Institute physician-scientists today reported on two research
studies investigating racial disparities in patients with
gynecologic cancer at the American Association of Cancer Research
annual meeting in Los Angeles, CA.
Caucasian patients ...
Cancer Centers of North Carolina Offers HDR Brachytherapy for Treatment of Cancerous Tumors
...rs of North Carolina is currently administering HDR primarily on breast and gynecologic
The HDR brachytherapy program at Cancer Centers of North Ca...gists, two radiation oncologists, a head and neck surgical oncologist and a gynecologic
oncologist, and offers services in Raleigh, North Raleigh, Cary, Clayton, a...
Cancer Treatment Centers of America(R) Studies Treatment That Aims Chemotherapy Directly at Ovarian Cancer Cells
...5, we're working to target a powerful chemotherapy drug directly to cancer cells while sparing the healthy cells," says Dr. Sybilann Williams , MD, gynecologic
oncologist and surgeon at Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Midwestern Regional Medical Center and principal investigator for the PRECEDENT study...
Telik Announces Presentation at ASCO Annual Meeting
...ld from May 29 to June 2 in Orlando, FL.
Details of the presentation are as follows:
-- Abstract #5552 - General Poster Session, gynecologic
Sunday, May 31, 2009, 2:00-6:00pm EDT; Level 2, West Hall C
Title: "Randomized phase III study of canfosfamide (...
PEAK Surgical Announces Completion of First PRECISE Clinical Study, Receipt of Medical Design Excellence Award for PEAK(R) Surgery System and Achievement of Over 1,000 Surgeries Using PEAK PlasmaBlade(TM)
...l HEaling) Clinical Study series evaluating improved surgical incision healing following use of the PEAK Surgery System in plastic and reconstructive, gynecologic
and oncologic surgeries. The PRECISE abdominoplasty ("tummy tuck") study, a prospective, randomized, controlled superiority study of 20 patients, exam...
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ENDOPATH Xcel Bladeless Trocars
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Surgicel NU-KNIT Absorbable Hemostat (oxidized regenerated cellulose)
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2 reproductive factors are important predictors of death from ovarian cancer
...ence ovarian cancer survival.
"Ovarian cancer is the fifth leading cause of cancer mortality in women. It accounts for more deaths than any other gynecologic
cancer," said Robbins, also a researcher on the study. "Although we have relatively good knowledge about the influence of reproductive factors on the ...
Low levels of vitamin D linked to common vaginal infection in pregnant women
...., M.P.H., R.D., assistant professor of epidemiology, obstetrics and gynecology, University of Pittsburgh. "It is not only associated with a number of gynecologic
conditions, but also may contribute to premature delivery the leading cause of neonatal mortality making it of particular concern to pregnant women....
AIUM presents 2009 Memorial Hall of Fame awards
...he AIUM and a former president of the World Federation for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology. He is regarded by many as the "father" of obstetric and gynecologic
ultrasound in the United States. A devout researcher in medical ultrasound, Dr Thompson was a professor of obstetrics and gynecology, served as chief ...
AIUM presents 2009 Distinguished Sonographer award
... image review, credentialing, and ongoing quality review reports to more than 3000 participants. She is also currently practicing as the obstetric and gynecologic
sonographer at Edmond Renaissance Physicians in Edmond, Oklahoma, as well as a weekend prenatal sonographer at the Department of Radiology of Integris...
NIH extends commitment to transformative research with 2008 Pioneer, New Innovator Awards
...und in cells.
Ronald J. Buckanovich, M.D., Ph.D., University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center assistant professor of internal medicine and gynecologic
oncology, who will develop a mouse model of cancer that expresses human tumor vessels and can be used to develop new treatments targeting these struct...
TGen and Washington University researchers discover new approach to treating endometrial cancer
...ies, Goodfellow said. "Our collaborative group's strong ties with the NCI's gynecologic
Oncology Group will allow us to rapidly take our findings from the lab to p.... The trials will be conducted in collaboration with Dr. Matthew Powell, a gynecologic
oncologist and assistant professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Washingt...
Gene therapy anti-cancer research featured in Scientific American
...AB professor of medicine and director of the human gene therapy division, and Ronald Alvarez, M.D., is a UAB professor of medicine and director of the gynecologic
Both doctors are featured in a Scientific American special cancer edition, and both served as co-authors on the story "Tumor-b...
TG2 identified as potential therapeutic target in chemo-resistant ovarian cancer
These findings in the July 15th issue of Cancer Research by a team of researchers led by Anil K. Sood, M.D., professor in the Departments of gynecologic
Oncology and Cancer Biology, and Kapil Mehta, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Experimental Therapeutics at M. D. Anderson, are among the first t...
Women's health-related scientific findings presented by University of Pittsburgh researchers
...ented by researchers from the University of Pittsburgh-affiliated Magee-Womens Research Institute (MWRI) at the 55th annual meeting of the Society for gynecologic
Investigation (SGI). In addition, James M. Roberts, M.D., MWRI founding director, will be honored during the sessions, which take place March 26 to 29...
Women with AIDS face cervical cancer threat
...is beginning to reduce AIDS mortality worldwide. But Dr. Groesbeck Parham, gynecologic
oncologist and Director of the Cervical Cancer Prevention Program at the Ce...men in the developing world. In a study published last year in the journal gynecologic
Oncology, he reported that 90 percent of HIV-infected women presenting for ...
Gynecologic in Biological Technology
Society of Gynecologic Oncologists to Host Cervical Cancer Prevention Forum
'The Future Strategies of Cervical Cancer Prevention: What Do We Need to Do
Now to Prepare' Forum Facilitates Discussion on the Prevention of Cervical Cancer in the HPV Vaccine Era
CHICAGO, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The Society of Gynecologic
(SGO) is hosting a Cer...
Thomas W. Burke, MD, Elected 40th President of the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists
CHICAGO, March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomas W. Burke, MD, Executive Vice
President and Physician-in-Chief at The University of Texas M.D. Anderson
Cancer Center, has been elected the 40th President of the Society of
Gynecologic Oncologists (SGO) at the organization's 39th Annual Meeting,
Angiotech Pharmaceuticals announces launch of Quill SRS product codes for laparoscopic gynecology procedures
...otal laparoscopic hysterectomy vaginal cuff closures. This publication was then followed by up by a podium presentation at the American Association of gynecologic
Laparoscopists (AAGL) annual meeting in the fall of 2008 confirming that there were no post operative issues or complications from the use of Quill SR...
Sunesis Reports Financial Results for the Second Quarter 2009
...te need for new treatment options.
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In the United States, ovarian cancer remains the leading cause of death from gynecologic
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Exiqon Diagnostics Partners With MedTrust Online to Promote KRAS Mutation Analysis and Other Innovative Molecular Oncology Diagnostic Services to Oncologists
..., order forms, and live forum case studies available to MedTrust's growing oncology health care provider user base consisting of thousands of medical, gynecologic
and surgical oncologists as well as pathologists and support staff nationwide.
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BD and Fujirebio Diagnostics Sign Worldwide Agreement to Develop Biomarker Assays to Improve Cancer Detection and Management
Studies indicate that early cancer detection can significantly reduce mortality. For example, ovarian cancer is the leading cause of death from gynecologic
cancers in the United States and the fifth-leading cause of cancer death in women. An estimated 22,000 new cases occur annually in the United States....
Vermillion, Inc. Files a Voluntary Petition for Reorganization Relief Under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code
...y women with a higher likelihood of malignancy so they can be referred to a gynecologic
oncologist for their initial surgery. Vermillion filed a 510(k) Application...y presented data from its prospective OVA1 clinical trial at the Society of gynecologic
Oncologists' (SGO) 40th Annual Meeting on Women's Cancer in San Antonio, TX...
Sunesis Pharmaceuticals Reports Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2008 Financial Results
...esistant ovarian cancer patients at the 12th Biennial Meeting International gynecologic
Cancer Society, with a year end update that coincided with the 27th Annual ...n the United States, ovarian cancer remains the leading cause of death from gynecologic
malignancies and is the fifth leading cause of cancer death overall in wome...
Vermillion Announces Notice of Issuance of U.S. Patent Covering Hepcidin as a Biomarker for Ovarian Cancer
...A1 test, which is designed to utilize a panel of biomarkers to help identify women with a higher likelihood of malignancy so they can be referred to a gynecologic
oncologist for their initial surgery. Vermillion filed a 510(K) Application with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its OVA1(TM) Test in June ...
Cleveland Clinic Selects Laparoendoscopic Single-Site Surgery (LESS) as One of the Top Ten Innovations of 2009
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