A new Northwestern Medicine study found a gel form of tamoxifen applied to the breasts of women with noninvasive breast cancer has fewer side effects than the same drug taken in oral form.
Robin Skory, an MD/PhD student, worked in the lab of Teresa Woodruff, PhD, to study follicle development and fertility preservation.
Kathryn E. Hulse, PhD, research assistant professor in Medicine-Allergy-Immunology, found that while men are more likely to have chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps, women with the disease have a more severe form.
Radioembolization may offer an alternative to chemotherapy for breast cancer patients whose tumors have spread to the liver.
Rosalind Ramsey-Goldman, MD, professor of Medicine-Rheumatology, recently published a paper in the American Journal of Cardiology that links plaque in the carotid artery of women with lupus to an increased risk of cardiovascular events.
Scientists identified a new protein that plays a key role in reprogramming cancer cells to migrate and invade other organs. When that protein is removed from cancer cells in mice models of the disease, the ability of the cells to metastasize to the lungs is dramatically decreased.
Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology says discovery will help scientists understand one of the major causes of female infertility.
An intravaginal ring, developed by Northwestern scientist Patrick Kiser, is the first device to be tested in women with the potential to protect against HIV, herpes and unwanted pregnancy.
The team of six students developed a winning business plan for a patented, personalized therapy that stimulates the immune system to fight breast cancer.
Serdar Bulun, MD, authored an article in the New England Journal of Medicine that combines recent uterine fibroid research into a useful framework for scientists, clinicians, patients and the pharmaceutical industry.