Delayed time-to-surgery has a negative impact on overall survival of women with early stage endometrial cancer, a recent study reveals. Contributors to delay include race, insurance status and facility type. Additional contributors may include increased frequency of preoperative diagnostic testing, individual surgeon case load, lack of surgeon access to a robotic surgery platform, or availability of specialist gynecologic oncologists.
The Cleveland Clinic Center for Research Excellence in Gynecologic Cancer (CREGC) is a collaborative network for the development of a comprehensive research program to promote the translation of basic science investigation into the clinic.
A group of Ob-Gyns recently analyzed clinical prognostic factors for survival after recurrence of high-grade, advanced-stage ovarian cancer.