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ENDO 2019: Teresa Woodruff Charts the History of Reproductive Transplants in Sawin Lecture

teresa in the lab The 2019 Delbert A. Fisher Award recipient is Teresa K. Woodruff, PhD, dean of The Graduate School and Chief of Reproductive Biology Research in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Northwestern University in Chicago. Each year, the Delbert A. Fisher Research Scholar Award provides a $2,000 honorarium to a scholar demonstrating exceptional work in...
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Genetic Studies Provide Possible Mechanistic Link Between Endometriosis and Ovarian Cancer

Genetic breakthroughs from three recent whole-exome sequencing studies of endometrial and endometriotic epithelial cells provided some unexpected findings linking endometriosis and ovarian cancer, according to a paper recently published in Endocrinology. The paper, by Serdar E. Bulun, MD, of the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University in Chicago, notes that while associations between endometriosis...
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Researchers Reveal Novel Mechanism in Luminal Breast Cancer Development

Researchers have identified unique isoform-specific functions of phosphorylated progesterone receptors (PRs) as pathway drivers in the development of luminal breast cancer, according to a study recently published in Endocrinology. Researchers led by Carol A. Lange, PhD, of the Masonic Cancer Center at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, point out that luminal, or estrogen receptor...
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Making Progress: Breakthroughs in Adrenocortical Carcinoma

With a brutal five-year survival rate below 40%, adrenocortical carcinoma is not only rare, it is also somewhat misunderstood. New research may shed light on this condition and even provide a path to future treatment options. Adrenocortical carcinoma (ACC) is an aggressive orphan malignancy that confers a less than 35% survival rate at five years....

Neoplasia and Cancer Resources

Neoplasia, including both cancers and benign conditions, requires prompt and accurate diagnosis — and treatment — to preserve life and comfort. In the field of endocrinology, neoplasia is a serious concern.

Endocrine neoplasia, whether or not it is cancerous, can throw the entire endocrine system out of balance. So doctors and patients alike need a source for up-to-date information about neoplasia in the endocrine field. Endocrine News has collected all of the articles and information you need about neoplasia, cancer and the endocrine system, and showcased them in one convenient location where both doctors and patients can get the information they need to make informed treatment decisions.

Updated Information About New Treatments and Therapies

On the Neoplasia and Cancer page, you will find articles highlighting promising new therapies and treatments, including pertinent research studies that highlight the effectiveness of these up-and-coming therapies. By staying current with these insights and changes in the field, doctors will be able to offer their patients the best possible solutions for their conditions, and patients will be able to research the top treatment options on their own.

Case Studies in the Neoplasia and Cancer Field

An important part of the resources found on this page is the case studies. By reading real-life case studies relating to cancer and other neoplasia conditions, you will be able to understand the impact of these diseases and their potential treatments on real patients. Case studies also help patients and doctors see what cancer and neoplasia symptoms look like in daily life.

Health Warnings and Advice

The resources on this page provide pertinent health warnings and advice to help patients avoid cancer and tumor risks. By staying informed, both doctors and their patients can help encourage healthier habits to limit the risk of developing neoplasia symptoms and cancer. These warnings and advice articles are specific to endocrine neoplasia conditions.