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Improved survival with open surgery compared to minimally invasive radical hysterectomy among early cervical cancer patients

1. A retrospective cohort study noted that minimally invasive surgery was associated with a higher risk of death compared to open surgery among women who underwent radical hysterectomy for early stage cervical cancer. 2. The advent of minimally invasive surgical techniques in 2006 was associated with a decline in 4-year relative survival rates among women []

Outcomes Worse for Minimally Invasive Hysterectomy vs Open Surgery

Outcomes Worse for Minimally Invasive Hysterectomy vs Open Surgery

A comparison study of 2 approaches to radical hysterectomy found that disease-free and overall survival are worse with minimally invasive procedure than with abdominal open procedure, contradicting previous study findings.

Open Hysterectomy Survival Rates Edge Minimally Invasive Procedures for Cervical Cancer

Open Hysterectomy Survival Rates Edge Minimally Invasive Procedures for Cervical Cancer

A population-based study compared open abdominal radical hysterectomy with minimally invasive robot-assisted radical hysterectomy, and found a slight edge in survival among those who underwent the open procedure.

FDA Approves HPV Vaccine for People Through Age 45

FDA Approves HPV Vaccine for People Through Age 45

Updated vaccine designed to prevent cancers and disease caused by nine HPV types

CDC: HPV Vaccination Rates on the Rise Among Adolescents

CDC: HPV Vaccination Rates on the Rise Among Adolescents

Proportion of teens up to date with HPV vaccines also increasing, researchers found.

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