Obstetrics-Gynecology

The following list of reports reflects the latest in findings and outcomes in medical research as presented at major medical meetings and published peer-reviewed medical journals. In this section you can view reports from important congresses as well as summaries of some recently published journal articles. Please let us know if you have a particular area of interest you would like to see covered.

PRIORITY PRESS - 2014 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium

Cardiovascular Risk with ADT for Advanced Prostate Cancer

San Francisco, California / January 30-February 1, 2014

San Francisco - The principal goal of androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) is to reduce testosterone to castrate levels, thereby depriving prostate cancer cells of their key growth substrate. However, several studies have shown that ADT...

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Summer 2012

Extending Australian national HPV vaccination program to malesGeorgousakis et al. Population-wide vaccination against human papillomavirus in adolescent boys: Australia as a case study. Lancet Infect Dis 2012 [Epub ahead of...

PRIORITY PRESS - EUROGIN 2012

Managing Inequities in Protection Against HPV-related Disease Through Gender-neutral Vaccination

Prague, Czech Republic / July 8-11, 2012

Prague - When routine vaccination against the human papillomavirus (HPV) was first approved in 2006, it was focused on preventing cervical cancer in women. However, a range of cancers is now known to be associated with HPV in men and women,...

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Spring 2012

NACI: New recommendations for the quadrivalent HPV vaccine for malesNational Advisory Committee on Immunization. Canada Communicable Disease Report January 2012;38:ACS-7. Recommendations for the use of the quadrivalent human papillomavirus...

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Autumn-Winter 2011

Decreased incidence of high-grade cervical abnormalities 3 years after Australian HPV program launch Brotherton et al. Early effect of the HPV vaccination programme on cervical abnormalities in Victoria, Australia: an ecological...

PRIORITY PRESS - 17th International Meeting of the European Society of Gynecological Oncology

Emerging Therapies for Advanced Ovarian Cancer

Milan, Italy / September 11-14, 2011

Chief Medical Editor: Dr. Léna Coïc, Montréal, Quebec Generally, platinum sensitivity refers to a platinum-free interval (PFI) >12 months. However, that definition does not address a substantial proportion of patients...

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Spring–Summer 2011

Genital warts negatively affect well-being in men and women: PISCES study Sénécal et al. Loss of quality of life associated with genital warts: baseline analyses from a prospective study. Sex Transm Infect 2011;87:209-15. Genital warts...

PRIORITY PRESS - EUROGIN 2011 European Research Organization on Genital Infection and Neoplasia Congress

Reducing the Burden of HPV Disease Through Successful Vaccine Uptake

Lisbon, Portugal / May 8-11, 2011

Three years into the most successful adolescent vaccination program ever launched in Australia, a marked decline in genital warts (GWs) continues to be observed among vaccine-eligible Australian women, researchers reported during the...

PRIORITY PRESS - 26th International Papillomavirus Conference and Clinical and Public Health Workshops

Enhanced Treatment Strategies for External Genital Warts

Montreal, Quebec / July 3-8, 2010

It is estimated that approximately 75% to 80% of sexually active men and women have been exposed to genital human papillomavirus (HPV). Types 6 and 11 are the cause of most cases of genital warts (GW) worldwide (J Am Osteopath Assoc...

PRIORITY PRESS - 26th International Papillomavirus Conference

Reducing the Burden of HPV-related Disease in Men and Women

Montreal, Quebec / July 3-8, 2010

According to Dr. Suzanne Garland, Director, Microbiological Research, Royal Women’s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia, genital warts (GWs) are the most common condition seen in sexual health services in the country. Multiple visits are...

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