An easily transported treatment for vulvar intraepithelial neoplasia could improve the health of those without access to surgery and ablation.Read More
Until recently, women undergoing certain chemotherapy had few options for fertility preservation. Though still experimental, ovarian tissue cryopreservation is being performed under Institutional Review Board-approved protocol with detailed informed consent. To date, at least 26 live births have been recorded worldwide using this technique. Cleveland Clinic now offers ovarian tissue freezing for pediatric and adult populations.
Researchers at Cleveland Clinic are participating in a multicenter study of CDX-011 for triple negative breast cancer.
Effective physical rehabilitation for cancer patients tailors therapy to differing needs at each stage of the disease process. Here are tips from Cleveland Clinic’s recent experience.
For a woman with breast cancer, the prospect of receiving radiation therapy in a single dose during surgery, rather than going through six weeks of radiation treatments, is a welcome one. That possibility is becoming a reality for more women with early-stage breast cancer. Intraoperative radiotherapy (IORT) applies a single dose of radiation directly to … Read More
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Hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy, which involves the intraoperative delivery and circulation of heated cancer drugs, is showing promise for cancers of the peritoneal cavity arising from gynecologic cancers. The technique is a welcome development in the treatment of a disease whose outcome has changed little in the past two decades.
Novel approach to breast cancer treatment may help prevent premature ovarian failure and boost both fertility and survival.
The latest radiation therapies for treating breast cancer minimize exposure to the heart and reduce likelihood of survivors developing late cardiac complications.
Recent clinical trials have identified new and better ways to treat breast cancer. From exercise for anastrozole arthralgias to promising PARP inhibitors for triple-negative breast cancer, there are many advances.