Gynecologic Cancers (Issue 1) | Special Reports

HPV Test Approvals Stress Need for Updated Screening Guidelines in Cervical Cancer

September 25, 2014

Clinical Articles

The cobas HPV Test was approved in 2014 by the FDA as a primary tool for cervical cancer screening in women ≥25 years of age, highlighting the need for updated guidelines to direct the use of approved screening methods in clinical practice.

Lasker Winner Recommends Widespread Screening for Ovarian and Breast Cancer

September 25, 2014

Clinical Articles

Mary-Claire King, PhD, the researcher who identified BRCA1's linkage to hereditary breast and ovarian cancer, was announced as the winner of the 2014 Lasker~Koshland Special Achievement Award in Medical Science.

On The Horizon for Ovarian Cancer: Potentially Promising Treatments

September 25, 2014

Clinical Articles

Most patients with ovarian cancer present with bulky and metastatic disease. Surgery and platinum-based chemotherapies are the mainstay of treatment for newly diagnosed disease, but recurrence/resistance are common.