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 Oncology:

    MONDAY, July 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Many men may not be getting the best advice when it comes to managing low-risk prostate cancer, two new studies suggest.

    In the first study, researchers found that most men are getting their prostate removed or undergoing radiation therapy when ca...Full Article

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    MONDAY, July 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Testicular cancer rates have risen sharply among young Hispanic Americans in recent years, but not among young whites, a new study finds.

    Historically, white men have had the highest rate of testicular cancer of all racial/ethnic groups in the Uni...Full Article

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

    SATURDAY, July 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- There's no way to guarantee that a surgical technique used to grind up uterine growths and remove them through tiny incisions won't increase the risk of spreading cancer to other parts of a woman's body, U.S. health advisers said Friday.

    The adv...Full Article

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    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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    THURSDAY, July 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Slimming down may help ease the hot flashes that often accompany menopause, new research suggests.

    Hot flashes can be debilitating for more than 50 percent of menopausal women, said Dr. Taraneh Shirazian, an assistant professor of obstetrics, g...Full Article

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    THURSDAY, July 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Men who have a vasectomy may be at increased risk for aggressive prostate cancer, a new study suggests.

    But the risk is comparatively small, the researchers acknowledged. And several urologists not involved with the study said more research is n...Full Article

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    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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    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

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    WEDNESDAY, July 9, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Babies born to mothers who exercise in late pregnancy may enter the world with a little less body fat, a new study finds.

    Researchers said that could be a good thing, since extra fat at birth could continue into childhood and beyond. But the lon...Full Article

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    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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    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

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Maternal & Fetal Medicine:

    TUESDAY, July 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- New research rules out a leading theory on why older women are at greater risk for having a miscarriage or a child with birth defects.

    For almost five decades, it's been widely believed that the first eggs produced in a female's fetal stage have ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    MONDAY, July 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- While rare, breast cancer does occur in men and is often diagnosed at a later age and stage than in women, experts say.

    Each year in the United States, about 2,000 cases of male breast cancer are diagnosed and about 500 m...Full Article

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    MONDAY, July 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Well-nourished, healthy and well-educated mothers who receive prenatal care have babies of similar size - regardless of differences in their race, ethnicity or where they live, a new study finds.

    Conversely, poor nutrition and health seem to be the...Full Article

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    MONDAY, July 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Surgical biopsy is safe for certain late-stage lung cancer patients and could improve their chances of getting treated with newer types of drugs that target cancer-related genetic mutations, a new small study reveals.

    In ...Full Article