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ASTRO: Sexual Function After Brachytherapy Less Often Assessed in Women

October 31, 2022. 2:40 PM CDT.

Sexual function less likely to be assessed in women versus men undergoing brachytherapy for genitourinary cancers

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OTHER CONFERENCE NEWS

AAP: Rates of In-Hospital Breastfeeding Dropped During Pandemic

October 13, 2022

Declines seen in rates of both exclusive breastfeeding and any breastfeeding in a normal nursery at a single medical center


SARS-CoV-2 May Not Cause Increase in Type 1 Diabetes in Children

October 07, 2022

For children aged 0 to 14 years, incidence of type 1 diabetes was 20 percent higher in 2020 to 2021 than the seven-year average


Response to Neoadjuvant Endocrine Therapy for Breast Cancer May Vary by Race

September 20, 2022

Race is a significant predictor of downstaging in HR+ breast cancer after adjustment for duration of NET, clinical stage


Traffic-Related Air Pollution May Impact Women More

September 20, 2022

Effects on plasma proteins known to play a role in inflammation, oxidative stress, cardiovascular disease greater in women than in men


Healthy Plant-Based Diet May Cut Breast Cancer Risk

June 14, 2022

Adherence to unhealthful plant-based diet linked to increased risk of ER+ breast cancer and lobular carcinoma


ENDO: Fezolinetant Cuts Vasomotor Symptoms in Menopause

June 14, 2022

Frequency and severity of vasomotor symptoms reduced with fezolinetant versus placebo through 12 weeks


Radiographic Findings Described for Salpingography, Recanalization

June 09, 2022

Patent bilateral normal fallopian tubes achieved in 86.6 and 80.7 percent of patients with primary and secondary infertility, respectively


Hormonal Contraceptives Tied to Lower Suicide Attempt Risk

June 09, 2022

Risk lower in women with no psychiatric history and particularly those using ethinylestradiol-containing hormonal contraceptives


ASCO: Ancestry-Specific Genetic Risk Examined for TNBC

June 08, 2022

Magnitudes of gene-specific risks for triple-negative breast cancer similar across racial/ethnic groups


ASCO: Black Patients With Metastatic Breast Cancer Willing to Consider Clinical Trials

June 07, 2022

40 percent of respondents reported that care team had not discussed trials; concerns about side effects, effectiveness limit participation


Sentinel Node Biopsy Questioned for Some Older Women With Breast Cancer

April 13, 2022

Grade 3 tumor and negative progesterone receptor status strongly associated with a high genetic recurrence score


Surgery Type Does Not Impact Breast Cancer Survival in Younger Patients

April 13, 2022

Mastectomy is not associated with better survival than lumpectomy


ACC: Treatment Beneficial for Mild Chronic HTN in Pregnancy

April 05, 2022

Reduction seen in risk for primary outcome event, with no increased risk for small-for-gestational age birth weight


Outcomes Better With Open Hysterectomy for Early Cervical Cancer

March 25, 2022

Poorer disease-free survival seen with minimally invasive versus open radical hysterectomy for early cervical cancer at 4.5 years of follow-up


AI Model May Help Predict Ovarian Cancer Treatment Outcomes

March 25, 2022

Artificial intelligence model trained to recognize distinct morphologic patterns in high-grade serous ovarian cancer at the time of laparoscopy