Diagnosis and Treatment with Dr. Marcela del Carmen (Part 7) [VIDEO]

Patient/advocate Diane Redington and Dr. Marcela del Carmen discuss diagnosis and treatment of gynecological carcinosarcoma (MMMT). This is part seven of a nine-part series. Dr. Marcela del Carmen discusses how gynecological carcinosarcoma is different than ovarian or uterine cancers. It is very important to get an accurate diagnosis from an … Continue reading Diagnosis and Treatment with Dr. Marcela del Carmen (Part 7) [VIDEO]

Additional Research Findings on Carcinosarcoma: A Second Interview with Dr. Whitfield Growden

The second of two interviews conducted on January 5, 2017, with Diane Redington and Dr. Growdon on the topic of carcinosarcoma. This interview discusses: genomic analysis of carcinosarcoma, patterns of resistance, immunotherapy and clinical trials.

Research Findings in Carcinosarcoma: Interview with Dr. Whitfield Growden

The following transcript is from an interview between Dr. Whitfield Growdon (MDC), a leading GYN Oncological Surgeon from Mass General Cancer Center in Boston and Diane Redington (DR), a woman with a Gynecological Carcinosarcoma (GCS) who is seeking to motivate researchers to advance the science and uncover knowledge about carcinosarcoma and find a cure for this cancer. This interview discusses diagnosis and treatment of MMMT.

The Battle Against Carcinosarcoma 

An interview with Sam Stern – fighter, thinker, and survivor Sam Stern has done many things. She was an accomplished criminal prosecutor, was and continues to be a practicing Buddhist and Vipassana meditation teacher, she’s the mother to two beautiful children, aged 16 and 20, and she was a mindfulness … Continue reading The Battle Against Carcinosarcoma 

Carcinosarcoma Prognosis: What Does Research Indicate?

Carcinosarcoma, or MMMT (malignant mixed Müllerian tumor), is an aggressive form of cancer affecting the female reproductive organs. It is difficult to detect in the early stages, grows rapidly, and may be resistant to chemotherapy and radiation. Nevertheless, many brave women have survived the battle against this rare cancer, and … Continue reading Carcinosarcoma Prognosis: What Does Research Indicate?

10 Facts About MMMT Cancer

The story of MMMT cancer is not a simple one. To start, the name “MMMT” is being replaced with the term “Carcinosarcoma”. While “Carcinosarcoma” is now considered standard, MMMT (or Malignant Mixed Müllerian Tumor) has a lengthy history within gynecological literature and is expected to continue to be used. MMMT is … Continue reading 10 Facts About MMMT Cancer

Be Your Own Advocate for Gyn Carcinosarcoma

Treatment is Highly Variable I have had the opportunity to speak with many women with GYN Carcinosarcoma including ovarian carcinosarcoma, uterine carcinosarcom and even one women with carcinosarcoma of the fallopian tube. One of the things I have learned is that there is a wide variation in how we are treated, as … Continue reading Be Your Own Advocate for Gyn Carcinosarcoma