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Treating Breast Cancer with Hormone Therapy

Treating Breast Cancer with Hormone Therapy

Have you explored all your treatment options for breast cancer? While surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy are still widely used as cancer treatments, the alternative or supplemental methods available are always increasing. One approach that has proven effective for some breast …

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What To Expect from a Lumpectomy

What To Expect from a Lumpectomy

Finding a lump in your breast can be a terrifying experience. Here's what you can expect from your surgery. So, your doctor has recommended a lumpectomy to remove the problem area in your breast. It's normal to be frightened, but …

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Abdominal Pain: Women’s Symptoms and When To Worry

Abdominal Pain: Women’s Symptoms and When To Worry

Tummy troubles can sometimes be a symptom of something much more serious. Are you having abdominal pain that's beginning to make you worry? Such pain can be a symptom of a number of things ranging from poor diet or stress …

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Breast Cancer and Genetics: What To Know

Breast Cancer and Genetics: What To Know

Just because you have a family history of breast cancer, doesn't necessarily mean you'll develop the disease. Do you have a family history of breast cancer that has you concerned about the likelihood that you too will develop the disease? …

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What To Do When Your Pregnancy is Considered High Risk

What To Do When Your Pregnancy is Considered High Risk

A high-risk pregnancy is reason to take extra precautions to ensure the health of both mom and baby. A high-risk pregnancy is one in which the health of mom and/or baby is in more danger of being compromised than is typical in …

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Lowering Your Risk of Cervical Cancer

Lowering Your Risk of Cervical Cancer

Scared of the thought of cervical cancer? There are things you can do to lower your level of risk for developing the disease. Cervical Health Awareness Month is an opportunity to increase your knowledge of cervical cancer and find out what you can …

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What To Do When You Find Out You’re Pregnant

What To Do When You Find Out You’re Pregnant

There are some important steps to take after you find out you're pregnant in order to help keep you and your baby healthy. Congratulations, you're pregnant! Wondering what to do now? In honor of National Birth Defects Prevention Month, here are …

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5 Important Facts About Mammograms

5 Important Facts About Mammograms

A mammogram is an important breast cancer screening tool that helps save lives. Here are five facts about mammograms, a powerful tool in the fight against breast cancer.  1. A mammogram is an x-ray of the breasts. While you’ll likely feel pressure and …

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Breast Cancer Prevention: What You Can Do

Breast Cancer Prevention: What You Can Do

You play an important part in breast cancer prevention. The American Cancer Society estimates that 1 in 8 women will develop breast cancer, and that 1 in 36 will die from the disease. What can you do? Keeping in mind …

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Hysterectomies Today: What to Expect and Why They are Different

Hysterectomies Today: What to Expect and Why They are Different

Find out how hysterectomies have improved thanks to the latest surgery techniques. Cesarean section childbirth is the most common surgery among women in the United States. Know what number two is? It’s a hysterectomy. But today’s hysterectomy is very different …

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