Gynecologic Oncology Latest News
Deborah Carocari was only 36 when she was diagnosed with a rare form of advanced but low-grade ovarian cancer. At that time she received a prognosis of several months to a year from her physician, Peter Schwartz, MD, now the John Slade Ely Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences and Vice Chair, Gynecology. Debbie went on to defy those odds and battle the cancer for the next two decades. Although she ultimately succumbed to the disease, a generous gift from her estate is now making possible further ovarian cancer research by Dr. Schwartz.
- April 20, 2020
Watch and listen to Cai Roberts, PhD talk about his work outside of the lab during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- March 31, 2020
Women with a fairly common type of genetic mutation face a greater risk of infertility following chemotherapy for breast cancer, according to a new study from Yale fertility expert and scientist Dr. Kutluk Oktay.
- March 18, 2020
Smilow Cancer Hospital and our Smilow Cancer Hospital Care Centers are closely monitoring the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and are taking extra precautions to protect our patients and their families. Patients with cancer often have a weakened immune system, or are immunosuppressed, and are at an increased risk of infection, the flu, and other viruses.
- March 12, 2020
Smilow Cancer Hospital is closely monitoring the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and is taking extra precautions to protect our patients and their families. Patients with cancer often have a weakened immune system, or are immunosuppressed, and are at an increased risk of infection, the flu, and other viruses.
- March 02, 2020
With an impeccable French accent, professor Mary Minkin MED ’75, a physician who has taught at the School of Medicine for over 37 years, declared, “Madame Ovary, c’est moi!”
- November 12, 2019
Could targeted therapy play a larger role in the treatment of cervical cancer in the near future? Researchers from Yale Cancer Center believe they are one step closer to finding out, according to new study findings published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
- October 17, 2019
Yale Cancer Center scientists have built a powerful genomic research platform to study cervical cancer, a disease that often is untreatable if it progresses after surgery or primary chemo-radiation treatment.
- September 24, 2019
Gynecologic cancers kill close to 30,000 women each year in the U.S., but many of those deaths can be avoided through prevention and awareness.
- September 19, 2019
Women who must have their uterus removed should be wary of a procedure called uncontained uterine power morcellation, Yale University researchers warn.