Uterine Cancer Recognized as 9/11-Related; Working With Cancer; Post-Dx Suicide Risk
(MedPage Today) -- The CDC added uterine cancer to the list of covered World Trade Center-related conditions; women enrolled in the World Trade Center Health Program will have access to cancer care and treatment if their uterine cancer is related... (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - January 21, 2023 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

CDC Recognizes Uterine Cancer as a 9/11-related Cancer CDC Recognizes Uterine Cancer as a 9/11-related Cancer
Uterine cancer was the only cancer not already recognized as a 9/11-related cancer and is the first to be added to the World Trade Center Health Program in nearly a decade.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - January 19, 2023 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Uterine Cancer Now Covered By 9/11 Survivors ’ Health Program After Years Of Pressure
After years of pressure from 9/11 survivors and first responders, uterine cancer is the latest addition to the growing list of covered health conditions under the World Trade Center’s Health Program, federal health officials decided Wednesday, allowing individuals connected to the 2001 attacks to…#healthprogram #xavierbecerra #wtcs #hhs #pallone #johnhoward #worldtradecenter #cdc #frankpallonejr (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 18, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Climate Conversations
By Mohammad Rakibul Hasan (and AI Artificial Intelligence)DHAKA, Bangladesh, Jan 18 2023 (IPS) Climate change is a global problem that requires a global solution. However, negotiating a solution has been challenging due to several factors. One of the main reasons that recent COP Climate summits and other international climate talks have not been able to resolve climate change is that there is a lack of consensus among countries on how to address the issue. Developed countries, which have historically been the largest emitters of greenhouse gases, are often unwilling to take on significant emissions reductions or to provide...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 18, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Mohammad Rakibul Hasan - and AI Artificial Intelligence Tags: Aid Asia-Pacific Climate Action Climate Change Development & Aid Economy & Trade Energy Environment Food and Agriculture Global Green Economy Headlines Health Migration & Refugees Multimedia Slideshow TerraViva United Natio Source Type: news

4 ways to reduce risks of cervical cancer
HPV plays a role in causing most cervical cancer. Cervical cancer occurs in the cells of the cervix, the lower part of the uterus that connects to the vagina. "While it isn't clear what sparks the cervical cells to change their DNA, it is certain that HPV plays a role," says Kristina Butler, M.D., a Mayo Clinic gynecologic oncologist. HPV is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the U.S. "Over 85% of the general… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - January 10, 2023 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

MRgFUS up to the task for relieving painful bone metastases
MRI-guided focused ultrasound surgery (MRgFUS) is superior to external-bea...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MRgFUS shows promise for prostate cancer treatment MRI leads the way in neuroimaging innovation Newer MRgFUS systems work better for uterine fibroids MRgFUS could hurdle Alzheimer's treatment obstacle Focused ultrasound treatment to brain relieves tremors (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 6, 2023 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Combining TVUS, MRI, physical exams improve diagnosing endometriosis
The combination of physical examination, transvaginal ultrasound (TVUS), an...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Ultrasound helps detect endometriosis in young women Ovarian cancer surveillance an option for women with BRCA variants TVUS reliable as first-line test for endometrial cancer staging Transvaginal ultrasound may not be needed to check IUD position Out with the old, in with new for uterine bleeding terms, TVUS (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 22, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Real-World Study Confirms Benefit of XARELTO ® (rivaroxaban) for Secondary Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism in Cancer Patients
TITUSVILLE, NJ, December 9, 2022 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced observational data from eight years of clinical practice showing that the oral Factor Xa inhibitor XARELTO® (rivaroxaban) is associated with comparable effectiveness and safety to the Factor Xa inhibitor apixaban for the treatment of cancer-associated thromboembolism (CAT) in a broad cohort of patients with various cancer types. Patients with CAT are at a higher risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE), which is the second-leading cause of death in people with cancer.1Data from the Observational Study in Cancer-A...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - December 9, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Latest News Source Type: news

Tamoxifen Ups Risk of Uterine Disease, Endometrial Cancer Tamoxifen Ups Risk of Uterine Disease, Endometrial Cancer
New research suggests a nearly fourfold increased risk of endometrial cancer among premenopausal women treated with tamoxifen for breast cancer.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - December 1, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Risk of Uterine Diseases, Cancers Up With Tamoxifen Treatment
TUESDAY, Nov. 29, 2022 -- Tamoxifen treatment is associated with increased risk of endometrial hyperplasia, polyps, and carcinoma, as well as other uterine cancers, according to a study published online Nov. 28 in JAMA Network Open. Ki-Jin Ryu,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 29, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

This B.C. man says his late wife's cancer care was inadequate. He wants changes to how complaints are handled
Leslie Kissel died in December 2020 of advanced uterine cancer at age 70. Her husband believes her diagnosis and eventual treatment were mishandled by B.C. Cancer, the provincial agency that oversees cancer care. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - November 5, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Radio/White Coat, Black Art Source Type: news

Ovarian cancer surveillance an option for women with BRCA variants
Ovarian cancer surveillance is a viable option for women with BRCA gene variant...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: TVUS reliable as first-line test for endometrial cancer staging Transvaginal ultrasound may not be needed to check IUD position Out with the old, in with new for uterine bleeding terms, TVUS Ultrasound on par with MRI to measure myometrial invasion depth Ultrasound misses endometrial cancer in Black women (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 2, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Hair straightening chemicals associated with higher uterine cancer risk
<div class="rxbodyfield">NIEHS study finds Black women may be more affected due to higher use.</div> (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - November 2, 2022 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Woman Sues L ’ Oreal Over Claim Hair Straightener Spurred Uterine Cancer
Lawsuit comes on the heels of a study that revealed increased risk for uterine cancer in women who use chemical hair - straightening products (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - October 26, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gynecology, Oncology, Institutional, Source Type: news