Dirk Timmerman, PhD

Dirk Timmerman, PhD, professor in obstetrics and gynecology, KU Leuven, Belgium, and lead author of study titled “Risk of Complications in Patients with Conservatively Managed Ovarian Tumors (IOTA5): A 2-Year Interim Analysis of a Multicentre, Prospective, Cohort Study,” published in Lancet Oncology.

Women's Health

Ovarian Cysts: When Do You Really Need Surgery?

Fear of cancer or serious complications leads most women with ovarian cysts to have surgery. Here’s a better way to decide on treatment.