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Does Preoperative Physical Function Impact Racial Disparities in TKA Outcomes Among Women?

Previous research has established racial/ethnic disparities in total knee arthroplasty (TKA), but data are less conclusive about racial/ethnic disparities in outcomes following surgery. Some...
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Black Women With Endometrial Cancer Have A Higher Mortality Rate—But Why?

A new study examined whether any pre-diagnostic factors may impact the significantly increased mortality rate for black women with endometrial cancer compared to white...
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Disney Movies May Improve Quality of Life in Women with Gynecologic Cancer on Chemotherapy

Women with gynecologic cancers may find themselves in a whole new world of improved quality of life by tuning into Disney movies, according to...
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Circulating Progesterone May Elevate Breast Cancer Risk Among Postmenopausal Women

Researchers recently examined the correlation between circulating progesterone and breast cancer risk among postmenopausal women. “Although it is well accepted that pharmacologic and physiologic concentrations...
Women Receive Fewer Recommended Medications Post-Heart Attack

Women More Likely To Receive Fewer Recommended Medications Post-Heart Attack

New research from the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) suggests that women faced a higher risk of dying after a heart attack due to...
Ipilimumab, Progressive-free Survival is Not a Valid Surrogate Endpoint for Overall Survival in First-Line Advanced Ovarian Cancer Treatment

Nivolumab Alone versus In Combination with Ipilimumab in Recurrent or Persistent Ovarian Cancer: How...

A randomized phase 2 trial compared outcomes for patients with persistent or recurrent epithelial ovarian cancer (EOC) taking standalone nivolumab versus in combination with...
Breastfeeding Significantly Decreases Ovarian Cancer Risk, Including The Deadliest Form of the Disease

Breastfeeding Significantly Decreases Ovarian Cancer Risk, Including The Deadliest Form of the Disease

Women who breastfeed may be reducing their risk for ovarian cancer—including the most deadly type of ovarian cancer, researchers have found. “Breastfeeding has been associated...

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