Hysterectomy

About 50 % of women with uterine fibroids, non-cancerous muscle tumors that grow in the uterus, experience heavy menstrual bleeding...


A study has estimated the prevalence of surgically confirmed endometriosis in women undergoing laparoscopic or abdominal hysterectomy, including those with...


A study has compared the rates of urinary incontinence and other complications of subtotal abdominal hysterectomy ( SAH ) with...


The TGA's Urogynaecological Devices Working Group ( UDWG ) has provided advice following a safety communication published by the US...


The American Society of Clinical Oncology ( ASCO ) issued a newly updated clinical practice guideline on pharmacological prevention interventions...


Progesterone, a female hormone that can be used as a therapy for endometrial cancer, eliminates tumor cells indirectly by binding...


Supracervical hysterectomy, a surgical technique that removes the uterus while leaving the cervix intact, does not have clear benefits over...


During hysterectomy operations, surgeons often remove a woman's ovaries as well as her uterus. Cochrane Researchers now say there is...


Preliminary results of the STAR ( Study of Tamoxifen and Raloxifene ) trial showed that the drug Raloxifene ( Evista...


Women diagnosed with Lynch syndrome, a condition often associated with colon cancer, also are at high risk for endometrial and...


A study has found that Tamoxifen as a breast cancer prevention drug has little impact on overall mortality rates for...


Women who take a combination of Estrogen and Testosterone to treat the symptoms of menopause may have an increased risk...


Estrogen therapy does not appear to reduce the risk of heart attack or coronary death in healthy postmenopausal women, although...


Women diagnosed with Lynch syndrome, a condition often associated with colon cancer, also are at high risk for endometrial and...


Dutch investigators assessed maximal volume reduction of leiomyomas and uterus and the duration of treatment required to reach these reductions...


Estrogens and Tibolone ( Livial ) increase the risk of endometrial cancer. Many postmenopausal women, who have not had a hysterectomy,...


The US Preventive Services Task Force issued a new recommendation against the routine use of Estrogen to prevent chronic conditions...