Body Fat and Gynecological Cancer

The benefits of staying fit and active are many — and if you’re a woman, here’s one more to add to the list:  Being in good shape reduces your risk of uterine cancer by 70 percent. Can you go 5 years between Pap tests? Uterine cancer Endometrial cancer develops in the lining of the uterus … Read More

Did Your Gynecologist Say ‘SIS?’

Maybe you’ve had an ultrasound and something came up abnormal. Or experienced some irregular, heavy, or postmenopausal bleeding. Or you could be struggling with infertility. To better diagnose the problem, your doctor orders an SIS, or saline-infusion sonography. This is a special ultrasound for imaging the uterus. But what is it, exactly, and what does … Read More

Chat With a Doctor: Your Birthing Experience

Register for Online Chat Do you have a question about the birthing experience? Rebecca Starck, MD, Chair, Department of Regional Ob/Gyn, Cleveland Clinic, will answer your questions about this topic during a live webchat Monday, September 10, 2012, at noon (ET). Your Birthing Experience: Understanding and Embracing Best Practices in Birthing Care Live Web Chat … Read More