Education & Research

Topic: Gynecologic Conditions

HPV Vaccines: Who, Why, and When

HPV is short for human papillomavirus. HPV is a group of more than 150 related viruses. Each HPV virus in this large group is given a number which is called its HPV type. HPV is named for the warts (papillomas) … Continue reading

Obesity and Endometrial Cancer

This one-and-a-half-minute animated video from the Society of Gynecologic Oncology briefly describes the connection between endometrial cancer recurrence and obesity.

“Understanding Ovarian Cancer”

SGO’s Understanding Ovarian Cancer video (15 min) features the stories of two patients, with expert commentary from SGO member gynecologic oncologists. Olympic gold medal-winning gymnast Shannon Miller shares her own experience with ovarian cancer. This patient-education piece gives viewers an … Continue reading

Watch Dr. Joyce Barlin on HealthLink!

Dr. Joyce Barlin joins host Benita Zahn and other guests on HealthLink to discuss Ovarian and other Gynecological Cancers. Click here to watch.

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

Symptoms and Detection of Ovarian CancerSymptoms of Ovarian CancerFor years, women have known that ovarian cancer was not the silent killer it was said to be. Over the past decade, science has confirmed what women have long known: ovarian cancer has … Continue reading