Gynecologic Cancers 1 of 2

Overview:
In the United States each year, more than 70-thousand women are diagnosed with gynecologic cancers, such as ovarian, uterine and cervical cancer. In this show, you will learn about diagnosing and treating these conditions.

Part one of this two-part program addresses the following topics:

  • Gynecologic Cancers
    • Ovarian
    • Cervical
    • Endometrial (Uterine)
    • Vaginal
    • Vulvar
  • Endometrial cancer
  • Uterine cancer
  • Symptoms of endometrial cancer
  • Obesity risks
  • Estrogen/hormone replacement therapy
  • Genetic risks
  • Hysterectomy
  • Minimally invasive/robotic surgery
  • Radiation/chemotherapy

Guest:
Dr. Sarah Temkin, director of gynecologic oncology at the University of Maryland Medical Center. Dr. Temkin is also an assistant professor of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

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This page was last updated: January 25, 2013

         
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