Update on Immunotherapeutic Strategies for Recurrent and Metastatic Cervical Cancer

There are an estimated 13,800 new cases of cervical cancer in the United States each year, and 4,290 people die of the disease (ACS, 2020). Deaths have declined during the past few decades due to screening and heightened awareness, yet this malignancy continues to be a global health concern and is considered an epidemic in parts of the world. A significant proportion of patients develop advanced disease, which is rarely curable with available therapies, and treatment is often limited to palliati...
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Current Challenges and Promising Advances in Recurrent Ovarian Cancer With Ursula Matulonis, MD

Ovarian cancer accounts for 5% of cancer deaths among women in the United States and causes more deaths than any other cancer of the female reproductive system. An estimated 22,240 new cases are diagnosed annually, and 14,070 people die of the disease. Relative survival varies by age; women younger than 65 are much more likely to survive 5 years (77%) following diagnosis than women 65 and older (20%). Overall, the 5-year relative survival rate for ovarian cancer patients is 47%. If diagnosed at ...
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Undifferentiated Uterine Sarcoma: Molecular Subtypes Found

Researchers at the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have identified new molecular subtypes of undifferentiated uterine sarcoma, a rare type of cancer that is highly deadly and has no effective treatment options. "It is too early to propose a new treatment that will be useful for the patients today, but the study opens up new avenues for future research, which will create in time new treatment possibilities for women who suffer from these rare tumors," commented the study's senior author, Joseph C...
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