CCGYNONC Team Grows with Dr. Jeff James

CCGYNONC Team Grows with Dr. Jeff James

The Colorado Center for Gynecologic Oncology is proud to announce the newest addition to our team! We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Jeff James to our practice, as he officially begins taking appointments at the beginning of the year! With over 2.5 years experience specializing in gynecologic oncology, Dr. Jeff James is joining our practice to…

Vulvar Cancer Risks and Symptoms

Do you fear the risk of Vulvar Cancer? There are several different types of Vulvar Cancer, containing a wide range of symptoms. Below you can read more about Vulvar Cancer and who is at risk. Vulvar cancer is the fourth most common cancer of the female genital tract. It is estimated that in 2008, roughly 454…

Vital Symptoms Common in Endometrial Cancer

There are several major signs of Endometrial Cancer! Please read more below for more information on common signs of Endometrial Cancer. You may have never heard of endometrial cancer, but it is actually the most common cancer of the reproductive system for women. Although it can be deadly, this cancer is easier to catch early on…

Studying Blood Tests Leads To Diagnosis of Ovarian Cancer

Studying blood tests enable Scientists to the understand the leads to the diagnosis of developing Ovarian Cancer! Read more about this incredible research and development of early Ovarian Cancer diagnosing, below.  A screening test with a 90 percent accuracy rate for detecting potentially fatal ovarian cancer early is a major step closer. Studying blood serum…

Do we know what causes vulvar cancer?

Exploring the Causes of Vulvar Cancer

Vulvar cancer is a rare form of cancer. Research is still being conducted on what causes vulvar cancer. However, researchers have made progress in understanding DNA changes in cells in cases of cancer of the vulva. Several risk factors for cancer of the vulva have been identified, and we are beginning to understand how these…

Congress' Attention to Ovarian Cancer Funding

Ovarian Cancer Gets Congress’ Attention

The Ovarian Cancer National Alliance is working towards gathering funding from Congress in order to focus continuing awareness for ovarian cancer all year long.  The bipartisan Congressional Ovarian Cancer Caucus was launched Tuesday in Washington to bring more awareness of and research into a disease that kills more than 14,000 women each year. Representatives Sean…

Birth Control Pills Protect Against Uterine Cancer

Birth Control Pills May Cut Women’s Odds for Uterine Cancer

Research has suggested that taking birth control pills, even for a few years, provides individual’s with protection against uterine cancer. A new study suggests that birth control pills may also help shield women from uterine cancer. Taking birth control pills, even for just a few years, offers significant long-term protection against uterine cancer, also known…

Cervical Cancer Testing

Age is a Factor in Risk for Cervical Cancer

Are you a woman and you are 65 years of age or older? Studies show that by the time you reach 65, cervical cancer screenings are of high importance. Read more below for more information on Cervical Cancer! Older women don’t get screened as often as they should for cervical cancer, according to recent review…