Dr. Sharyn N. Lewin, MD

Bio

Sharyn N. Lewin, MD, FACS, is a board-certified gynecologic oncologist, specializing in the diagnosis, treatment and management of ovarian, endometrial, uterine, cervical, vulvar and vaginal cancers. Her practice employs a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to screening, treatment and overall improvement in quality of care for women at high risk for ovarian cancer and other gynecologic malignancies.

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  • Holy Name Medical Center

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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Urology:

    FRIDAY, July 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Prostate cancer patients are more likely to be diagnosed with aggressive disease, receive less effective treatment and die sooner if they also have depression, a new study suggests.

    Researchers analyzed data from more than 41,200 American men who ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Obstetrics & Gynecology:

    WEDNESDAY, July 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The drug exemestane worked slightly better than the drug tamoxifen at preventing a recurrence of breast cancer in certain premenopausal women, according to a new study.

    Almost 93 percent of women on exemestane (Aromasin) remained free of breast ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Obstetrics & Gynecology:

    WEDNESDAY, July 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Women with polycystic ovary syndrome have a better chance of getting pregnant if they take a breast cancer drug instead of the currently preferred medication, a new study suggests.

    Polycystic ovary syndrome -- the most common cause of female inf...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Obstetrics & Gynecology:

    TUESDAY, July 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Women who deliver their baby by cesarean section are less likely to suffer complications if sutures -- rather than staples -- are used to close the incision, a new study says.

    "This study clearly shows that women who undergo C-section have fewer ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Obstetrics & Gynecology:

    TUESDAY, July 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Concerns that the human papillomavirus vaccine may increase the risk of serious blood clots seem unfounded, a new study says.

    The study of half a million Danish women who received the HPV vaccine, which protects against cervical cancer and other h...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    THURSDAY, July 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Beleodaq (belinostat) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat peripheral T-Cell lymphoma (PTCL), a rare and aggressive form of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (cancer of the lymph nodes).

    Some 70,800 Americans will be diagnosed w...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Obstetrics & Gynecology:

    TUESDAY, July 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The cost of breast cancer screening for older women has soared because of increased use of new technologies, but that hasn't led to earlier detection of breast cancer, a new study shows.

    Researchers compared data from 2001-02 and 2008-09, and foun...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Hepatology:

    TUESDAY, July 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Although it looked promising in early studies, the drug everolimus didn't improve survival for people with advanced liver cancer in its latest trial, a new study found.

    The findings from the phase 3 clinical trial are disappointing because earlie...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    TUESDAY, July 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- While medications are helping HIV-positive people avoid developing full-blown AIDS indefinitely, a new study finds that cancer patients with HIV are up to four times less likely to be treated for their tumors.

    The research comes with caveats. It l...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Maternal & Fetal Medicine:

    FRIDAY, June 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Unborn children of mothers exposed to severe stress are more likely than others to grow up overweight or obese, even if that stress occurred months before pregnancy, a new Danish study has found.

    Children whose biological fathers died while they w...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    THURSDAY, June 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People who take low-dose aspirin for more than 10 years might be reducing their risk for pancreatic cancer, a new study suggests.

    Even taking a daily aspirin for just three years lowered the chances of the deadly cancer by 48 percent, the resear...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Obstetrics & Gynecology:

    WEDNESDAY, June 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Few obstetricians offer their pregnant patients advice on how to avoid environmental toxins that might harm their babies, a new study finds.

    "We have good scientific evidence demonstrating that pregnant women are exposed to toxic chemicals, and...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health:

    TUESDAY, June 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Amanda, a 30-year-old who smoked during her pregnancy, wants people to know how important it is to keep trying to quit the dangerous habit.

    Her baby was born two months early, and spent weeks in an incubator.

    "She wasn't born with the ref...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    TUESDAY, June 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A diet rich in dairy products may slightly extend the lives of people diagnosed with colon cancer, a new study suggests.

    But at least one cancer doctor not involved with the study was skeptical of the research and its conclusions.

    The stu...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Obstetrics & Gynecology:

    MONDAY, June 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Women with breast cancer who test positive for gene mutations linked with breast and ovarian cancer are more likely than those without the mutations to choose more extensive surgery, a new study finds.

    Genetic testing is recommended before surgery...Full Article