Uterine cancer Articles & Stories :

Robotic Technology Allows Fast-Rebound Hysterectomies

Robotic Technology Allows Fast-Rebound Hysterectomies

A new robotic technique for performing hysterectomies - the full removal of a woman's ovaries and uterus - produces only a few tiny scars on a woman's abdomen and allows her to leave the hospital in only one or two days. The robosurgery also involves less pain, faster recovery (one to two week... Read More


Expert Commentary: Tapan A. Mehta, M.D. - 11/05/2009

Expert Commentary: Tapan A. Mehta, M.D. - 11/05/2009

Laparoscopic techniques for benign gynecologic surgery has been used for many years. But the straight, rigid instruments that were used limited what could be accomplished, surgically. Thus a laparoscopic approach for complicated gynecologic surgery, while available, has been accessible to only... Read More


FDA Approves New Contraceptive Pill Lybrel

FDA Approves New Contraceptive Pill Lybrel

The FDA approves an oral contraceptive that also eliminates menstruation. Wyeth's oral contraceptive Lybrel is now approved by the FDA to eliminate monthly menstrual periods. The drug has a lower level of synthetic hormones than other oral contraceptives and must be taken 365 days a year. Acc... Read More



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