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Source:NewYork-Presbyterian Patient Stories
Patti Murillo-Casa, 62, was shocked to hear that the vaginal bleeding she had been experiencing between periods was due to cervical cancer.
Source:Columbia Cancer Newsroom
Cervical cancer is typically diagnosed in women between the ages of 35 and 44, but Sheneque Hanse was diagnosed at just 17 years old.
“I am not afraid,” Nadia Chaudhri reassured her social media followers recently. “I’m surrounded by love and ready for the pain to end.”
Source:Gynecologic Surgeons Unscrubbed
In this first episode of a two-part series, Dr. Cara King talks to Dr. Jake Lauer about work transitions from residencies to fellowships into staff and vice versa.
Source:MedPage TodayMarch 1, 2019
Women with advanced ovarian cancer and clinically negative lymph nodes at surgery did not live longer if they underwent pelvic and paraaortic lymphadenectomy, results of a randomized trial showed.
- November 29, 2018
Jason D. Wright, MD recently co-authored a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine examining the safety of minimally invasive surgery for cervical cancer.
Source:The New York TimesOctober 31, 2018
Two new studies revealed bad news about minimally invasive surgery for cervical cancer, a widely used procedure performed through small slits in the abdomen instead of a big incision.
Source:Associated PressOctober 31, 2018
New evidence about a cancer operation in women finds a higher death rate for the less invasive version, challenging standard practice and the “less is more” approach to treating cervical cancer.
Source:Prevention MagazineSeptember 17, 2018
First, some good news: ovarian cancer is actually not all that common, with just 22,240 women diagnosed each year, according to the American Cancer Society.
- September 7, 2018
This fall, the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Columbia University Irving Medical Center proudly welcomes five new full-time faculty members in four different divisions.
- June 14, 2018
The Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Department of Medicine have announced a multi-disciplinary initiative aimed at screening, preventing, diagnosing, and treating hereditary cancer.
- June 1, 2018
Friends and faculty gathered to celebrate Dr. Richard Levine’s 50th year at Columbia University and the establishment of two new endowed professorships