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Endometriosis associated with modest increase in ovarian cancer risk

A 15-year national Finnish study looking at over 800,00 person years in women with endometriosis found that ovarian endometriosis more than doubled the relative risk for ovarian cancer, but that the absolute excess risk of ovarian cancer in the cohort was “quite small. Read our summary of the article and watch a video with Justin Chura, MD, a gynecologic oncologist who puts this new research in perspective.

A single surgery for diaphragmatic and pelvic endometriosis

A single surgery for diaphragmatic and pelvic endometriosis Dr. Ceana Nezhat describes how surgeons can perform a video-assisted combined laparoscopy and thoracoscopy. TEXT BY CHRISTINE KILGORE An estimated 12% of extrapelvic endometriosis involves the diaphragm or...

The pendulum swings on hysterectomy

The pendulum swings on hysterectomy For select women with endometriosis, hysterectomy may provide the best relief from symptoms when combined with other treatments. TEXT BY KARI OAKES VIDEO BY M. ALEXANDER OTTO Hysterectomy, long the mainstay of endometriosis...

Is the future of endometriosis diagnosis image-based?

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PODCAST: New directions in endometriosis care

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Endometriomas

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Surgical excision of the most severe form of endometriosis

Surgical excision of the most severe form of endometriosis Robot-assisted laparoscopic removal of endometriotic rectovaginal nodule BY Obianuju Sandra Madueke-Laveaux, MD, MPH; Khara M. Simpson, MD; and Arnold Advincula, MD Rectovaginal endometriosis (RVE) is the most...

Crowd sourcing comes to endometriosis

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Delays in Diagnosis

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Infertility in Endometriosis

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New Drugs and Research

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