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Finding Support during Breast Cancer Treatment

Finding Support during Breast Cancer Treatment

Don't neglect your emotional needs during this scary time. The battle against breast cancer can be very draining. On top of the physical symptoms that go along with cancer and its common treatment methods, your feelings are also likely to …

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How Is Ovarian Cancer Linked to Breast Cancer?

How Is Ovarian Cancer Linked to Breast Cancer?

Researchers have discovered a link between breast cancer and ovarian cancer. While looking over cancer statistics in women, a pattern will emerge – an apparent link between cancer in the breasts and cancer in the ovaries. Women who have developed …

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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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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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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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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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Surprising Signs of Ovarian Cancer

Surprising Signs of Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month is an opportunity to learn about the unexpected signs of ovarian cancer. The American Cancer Society estimates that approximately 1 in 71 women get invasive ovarian cancer, and 1 in 95 die from the disease. The …

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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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