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  • Scarinci selected to lead national cervical cancer elimination workgroup
    Scarinci will lead a workgroup devoted to developing a road map to eliminating cervical cancer in the United States.
  • Heart and kidney transplant patient defies odds and delivers baby at UAB Hospital
    At 15 months old, Brooke Miley Lillie received a heart transplant. At 19, she received a kidney. At 27, she defied the odds and delivered her first daughter at UAB Hospital.
  • Gynecologic cancers: Early detection and understanding symptoms can save lives
    Any woman can be at risk for any gynecologic cancer. Risk tends to increase with age, and there is always a heightened possibility of cancer due to family history or race.
  • UAB earns Women’s Choice Award for “Best Hospital” designation for eight areas
    UAB Hospital practice areas were honored with the “Best Hospital” designation, including cancer care, heart care, stroke care, minimally invasive surgery, comprehensive breast care, mammograms, obstetrics and women’s services.
  • Double the uterus, double the babies, double the birthdays: Alabama mom delivers rare twins at UAB
    Kelsey Hatcher has a rare double uterus and was pregnant with a baby in each. With the help of UAB, she delivered two healthy “twin” girls 10 hours apart — and on separate days.
  • Five silent symptoms of ovarian cancer
    Ovarian cancer is known as the “silent killer” due to the difficulty in early detection because most women do not have any early symptoms.
  • UAB’s first uterus transplant recipient delivers healthy baby
    The baby boy, born in late May 2023, is the first baby born from a uterus transplant outside of a clinical trial and UAB’s first baby from its uterus transplant program.
  • One-of-a-kind Alabama ovarian cancer car tags raise nearly $1.7 million for ovarian cancer research at UAB
    Over $1 million has been raised for ovarian cancer research through the Drive Out Ovarian Cancer car tag.
  • Preliminary findings suggest obesity may be tied to the development of PCOS
    Findings from an ongoing UAB study suggest obesity is a driving factor in the development of PCOS, the most common endocrine cardiometabolic disorder of women.
  • UAB plays major role in launching statewide action plan to eliminate cervical cancer
    UAB is partnering with the American Cancer Society and ADPH to launch a statewide action plan to eliminate cervical cancer.
  • UAB hosts open dialogue event for cervical cancer community
    Join UAB physicians and members of the cervical cancer community for an open discussion on the cervical cancer experience.
  • CHAP trial awarded Clinical Trial of the Year
    Results from the Chronic Hypertension and Pregnancy trial found treating preexisting mild chronic hypertension in pregnant women is safe from both the mom and baby. Results published in April 2022 have since led to changes in national guidelines.