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pH-balanced vaginal gel eases atrophic vaginitis after breast cancer treatment

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – A pH-balanced vaginal gel can alleviate vulvovaginal symptoms after treatment for breast cancer, according to results of randomized controlled study published in the latest issue of Obstetrics and Gynecology. “There are so many breast cancer survivors who complain of...

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Low-dose OC effective for primary dysmenorrhea

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A low-dose oral contraceptive is effective in relieving primary dysmenorrhea, according to the results of a randomized controlled trial conducted in Japan and reported in Fertility and Sterility online March 21. Painful menstrual cramps are severe enough in up to 15% of women who...

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Gemcitabine added to standard therapy improves survival in cervical cancer

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Patients with advanced cervical carcinoma have better progression-free survival when gemcitabine is added to concurrent cisplatin chemoradiotherapy and included in adjuvant therapy, an international team reports in the Journal of Clinical Oncology online March 28. Dr. Mauro...