Endometrial Cancer Study
A recent Medical News Today article has highlighted the results of a study carried out by an international team. The study identified 5 new gene regions that may increase the risk of a woman developing endometrial cancer. In order to identify the genetic variants this latest study used the DNA of more than 7,000 women
Endometrial Hyperplasia and the Risks of Leaving it Untreated
You may have read in the press that The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) and British Society for Gynaecological Endoscopy (BSGE) recently published national guidance on the management of endometrial hyperplasia. This is a condition where there is an overgrowth of the cells that line the womb that causes the womb to thicken.
What is Gynaecology? Gynaecology is the medical practice which deals with functions and diseases specific to the health of the female reproductive system, usually treating women who aren’t pregnant. Obstetrics usually treat pregnant women and their unborn children, but scenarios can dictate crossover between the two. For example, women may be referred to consultant gynaecologists in