In the British Medical Journal this week, UK researchers present a clinical review of endometrial cancer, the most common gynecological cancer in most developed nations. The incidence of endometrial cancer is increasing in postmenopausal women, the authors write, and it is the fourth most common cancer in women after breast, lung, and colorectal cancers. Curing it is possible, and the overall five-year survival rate is currently around 80 percent for all stages of the disease.

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Women with breast or ovarian cancer living in medically underserved regions of the US are less likely to get recommended BRCA1 or BRCA2 genetic testing, according to a new study.

Three immunology researchers are to receive this year's Albany Medical Center Prize in Medicine and Biomedical Research, the Albany Times-Union reports.

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