Excess Weight May Fuel Many Cancer Types (CME/CE)

(MedPage Today) — Increasing body size had significant associations with 10 common types of cancer, a study involving more than 5 million people showed. MedPage Today OB/Gyn

Two Genes Add to Breast Cancer Risk (CME/CE)

(MedPage Today) — Breast cancer risk increased by five to nine times in women who had mutations in a gene related to BRCA2, one group of investigators reported, while another implicated the multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 tumor-suppressor gene in the disease. MedPage Today OB/Gyn

WHI: Millions Spent, but Billions Gained (CME/CE)

(MedPage Today) — The $ 260 million Women?s Health Initiative was one of the most expensive studies ever funded by the NIH, but its unexpected outcome led to a net return that amounted to billions of dollars, a modeling study found. MedPage Today OB/Gyn

OncoBriefs: Notable Studies from AACR (CME/CE)

SAN DIEGO (MedPage Today) — Irregular menstrual cycles predicted an increased risk of ovarian cancer and dying of the disease, according to a study reported at the American Association for Cancer Research. Other meeting highlights included treatment advances in renal cell carcinoma, bladder cancer, and melanoma. MedPage Today OB/Gyn