Elisabetta Kuhn

Elisabetta is a Surgical and Molecular pathologist with a dedicated interest in gynecological diseases. She received her M.D. from the Bologna University School of Medicine and completed the Anatomic Pathology Residency Program at the University of Milan. After her training, she devoted herself to cancer research with specific focus on gynecological malignancies.

Reevaluating response and failure of medical treatment of endometriosis

Endometriosis is a chronic disease affecting more than 10% of women in the fertile age and causing "pain" symptoms, that may require medical therapy. Most medical treatments used for endometriosis exert a hormonal mechanism to curtail estrogen effects either locally or systemically. Dr. Becker and coauthors recently published in Fertility and Sterility a systematic review study that aimed to assess the efficacy of medical treatments currently used to relieve endometriosis-associated pain. This study reported a substantial reduction in pain symptoms…

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