The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) has released a committee opinion encouraging obstetrician-gynecologists to recommend colorectal cancer screening for women, which is diagnosed in more women than all gynecologic cancers combined. The report points to colonoscopy as the recommended procedure but suggests other satisfactory alternatives. Each year in the United States alone, more…Read the Rest of Article
Cigarettes start to destroy a smoker’s DNA within minutes of inhaling, new research indicates, suggesting that the habit causes immediate genetic damage and quickly raises the short-term risk for cancer.
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Women under 50 undergoing hysterectomy, with or without oophorectomy, are at an increased risk of heart disease, a new Swedish study suggests .
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AAGL Recommends Vaginal or Laparoscopic Approach for Hysterectomies The American Academy of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL) recommends minimally invasive surgical approaches such as vaginal hysterectomy (VH) and laparoscopic hysterectomy (LH) for benign uterine disease, according to a position statement published online November 7 in the Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology. “When procedures are required to treat…Read the Rest of Article
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