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A procedure in which an instrument with magnifying lenses, called a colposcope, is used to examine the cervix for abnormalities.
Loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP)
A procedure in which an electric wire loop is used to obtain a piece of tissue.
A procedure that involves killing the cancer by freezing the cells using extremely cold temperatures with a small metal tool placed in the tumor. Liquid nitrogen is the most common type and is sprayed on or applied with a cotton applicator to freeze growths which then shrink and fall off.
As female baby boomers continue to move through the perimenopausal transition, controversies regarding who should or shouldn't start estrogen therapy continue.
Clinical trials are research studies that evaluate a new medical approach, device, drug, or other treatment. As a Stanford Health Care patient, you may have access to the latest, advanced clinical trials.
Open trials refer to studies currently accepting participants. Closed trials are not currently enrolling, but may open in the future.
Stanford Health Care is known worldwide for the advanced patient care provided by its doctors and staff. We also provide a wide range of guest services and amenities to our patients and visitors. Learn more about preparing for a hospital stay, billing and financial services, and our other support programs in Patients & Visitors.
Stanford Health Care provides comprehensive services to refer and track patients, as well as provides the latest information and news for physicians and office staff. For help with all referral needs and questions visit Referring Physicians.