Sling surgery is a good option to treat one of the two most common types of female urinary incontinence, known as “stress incontinence,” when sudden stresses from laughing, sneezing or coughing lead to leakage.
A study that casts doubt on the usefulness of mammograms for long-term cancer survival may have grabbed headlines recently. But health experts maintain that annual mammograms for women over age 40 will save lives.
Early detection and treatment of pre-cancerous tissue has resulted in a significant decline in cervical cancer rates over the last 70 years. Find out how a simple electrosurgical procedure aids in the fight.
A study links the use of fertility treatments and an increased rate of multiple births — but a decline in the number of triplets and other high-order births when using in vitro fertilization (IVF).
Most cancer treatments affect fertility for both men and women. In most cases there are ways to maintain the ability to become pregnant or father a child, by freezing sperm, eggs, embryos, or ovarian tissue.
Colleen Raymond, MD, OB/GYN at Cleveland Clinic, explains how hormonal birth control pills can be safely used to skip periods.
If you ever thought you should cancel or reschedule a doctor’s appointment because of your period, think again. Colleen Raymond, MD, OB/GYN at Cleveland Clinic, explains why you should keep your appointment.
What happens if you change your mind after “having your tubes tied” and want to have more children? In most cases, you have options.
Advancements in screenings allow for early detection of breast cancer. As breast cancer patients fare better and live longer, it is more important than ever that their quality of life be high. How they feel about themselves and their bodies is important.
What will happen to my breasts? Women diagnosed with breast cancer face that question — but they also have answers in reconstruction.