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  • Oral etoposide for treatment and/or maintenance treatment of recurrent epithelial ovarian cancer.Why it is important to do this review:Oral etoposide is a potential candidate for treatment and/or maintenance therapy of recurrent EOC, as it does not exhibit cross-resistance to platinum or paclitaxel which are used as the first-line chemotherapeutic...
    February 21 2020
  • Interventions to improve insulin resistance for the prevention of endometrial cancerBackgroundDescription of the conditionCancer of the womb (uterus) is the most common cancer affecting the female reproductive system in the developed world. Most womb cancers arise from abnormal growth of the womb lining (endometrium) and are termed endometrial...
    January 30 2020
  • Hormone replacement therapy for menopausal symptoms in women who have undergone surgical treatment for epithelial ovarian cancerPlain language summaryThe issue Epithelial ovarian cancer (EOC) develops from the surface layer of the ovary. It is the eighth most common cancer and the seventh most common cause of death from cancer worldwide in...
    January 30 2020
  • Early versus delayed postoperative radiotherapy for treatment of low‐grade gliomasPlain language summaryAre there any differences in survival between people with low-grade glioma having early compared with delayed radiotherapy at the time of progression?The issue Low-grade gliomas (LGG) are brain tumours that predominantly affect young adults...
    January 30 2020
  • Get Social with Cochrane!!We aim to put Cochrane evidence at the heart of health decision-making all over the world. This not only means producing high-quality and relevant systematic reviews but making sure that our evidence is accessible and advocating for evidence. Join us on social media to learn more about the work we do, our community, and...
    January 6 2020
  • During the festive season each day, from 1st December, we will be highlighting a protocol, a review or an update that has been published in 2019 by Cochrane GNOC.We would like to invite you to follow our Cochrane GNOC evidence advent calendar on twitter @Cochrane_GNOCG   #CGNOCadvent19.Sharing the evidence! 
    December 3 2019
  • Comparison of different human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine types and dose schedules for prevention of HPV‐related disease in females and malesUptake of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine remains low in many countries, although the bivalent and quadrivalent HPV vaccines given as a three‐dose schedule are effective in the prevention of precancerous...
    November 25 2019
  • Cochrane UK is hosting ‘Review Author Training’ workshops on 3rd and 4th December 2019. In particular: RA3: Analysis Methods for Systematic ReviewsRA4: Advanced Topics in the Analysis and Reporting of Systematic Reviews We would welcome registrations from Cochrane authors who are in the process of (or have just finished) study selection...
    November 21 2019
  • Podcast: Use of computer or robotic technology to assist surgeons in performing gynaecological surgery.Recent developments allow surgeons to do operations remotely by guiding mechanical arms, rather than needing to be next to the patient. This is called robot-assisted surgery and the Cochrane Review of its use in gynaecological surgery was updated...
    August 5 2019
  • Systematic reviews and meta-analyses of diagnostic test accuracyWednesday 11th to Friday 13th September 2019, Birmingham, UKThis three-day course is organised jointly by faculty from the University of Birmingham and the University of Amsterdam. The course is designed for individuals undertaking health technology assessment, health service...
    May 20 2019

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