Studies of the impact of diet on risk of ovarian cancer are limited and their results unclear but a new report based on data from the Nurses’ Health Study (NHS) suggests a possible association between high intake of flavonoids and black tea and lower risk of the disease.
An analysis of data from nearly 90,000 women who underwent adnexal surgery over a 3-year period shows that robotically assisted procedures were associated with substantially higher costs and increases in intraoperative complications.
According to a recent study, low-dose oral bisphosphonates administered to prevent or treat postmenopausal osteoporosis may be associated with a lower risk of skeletal metastasis in patients with early- or more advanced-stage breast cancer.
New recommendations by the American Academy of Pediatrics on contraception use in adolescents urge clinicians to get more involved in educating adolescents about contraception use and, in particular, to recommend the use of long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARCs) as the first-line contraceptive choice.
According to a recent study in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, the evidence continues to mount for an association between breastfeeding and reduced risk of aggressive breast cancers in African-American women.