Language is a powerful tool to describe and convey our thoughts. Interpretations of what is heard can vary from each listener. Sometimes, well intentioned words can create meanings that were not intended. Read below for some insights on how the language around cancer patients is interpreted and readers response to cancer language. ‘I needed someone…Details
At the Colorado Center for Gynecological Oncology, we are always interested in new research studies and their findings. The article below reports on the Women Choosing Surgical Prevention (WISP) trial that began in 2016. Read below for more information on the trial and patient feedback. SGO 2019: Less Worry, More Symptoms and Regret With Risk-Reducing…Details
Maintenance therapy for cancer patients should improve their quality of life while their cancer is in remission. Read below for details on a new study that shows that Niraparib extends time without symptoms for women with recurrent ovarian cancer. Niraparib maintenance therapy prolonged the time without symptoms or toxicity compared with placebo among women with…Details
The Colorado Center for Gynecologic Oncology is excited to share our April Newsletter providing patients with new information, upcoming events and inspiring stories.
Annual doctor visits typically include some kind of cancer screening tests. These regularly scheduled screening tests give patients the best chance of finding cancer as early as possible. These tests like scans and mammograms can induce anxiety before the tests itself and until the results come back. When negative, no more tests are recommended until…Details