Gynecological cancers, including ovarian, cervical, and endometrial cancer, can devastate any woman’s reproductive health. In this webcast, Andrew is joined by Dr. Benjamin Greer to address the latest in treating these cancers. Dr. Greer is director of the Division of Gynecologic Oncology at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance and has been at the forefront of groundbreaking research and developments. Dr. Greer discusses who is at risk for some gynecologic cancers, and how they can be prevented through early detection. He also touches on some of the more controversial issues surrounding cancers such as the HPV vaccine and what its doing for young women and predictably, an entire generation. While many advancements are on the horizon, women still have many questions that remain unanswered.
Are there any clues that might help discover these cancers earlier? What diagnostics will help us understand just how advanced the cancer is? What options besides genetic evaluation do we have to prevent ovarian cancer? Andrew asks these important questions and more in a thought provoking discussion. Invite your mother, sister, daughter and a friend to listen in or read the transcript to an informative discussion on the very latest in treating gynecological cancers.
Benjamin Greer, M.D.
Director, Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Seattle Cancer Care AllianceDr. Benjamin Greer is a Gynecologic Oncologist and Director of the Division of Gynecologic Oncology at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. He is also a Professor in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology at the University of Washington. Dr. Greer received his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and went on to complete a residency in... more >