The decision to have your ovaries and fallopian tubes removed does not come easily. But if you face an alarmingly high genetic risk of ovarian cancer, sometimes this preventive surgery is the right option.
Who should be tested — and when? These are the big questions people ask when it comes to genetic screening, especially for commonly known mutations. Get expert insight.
Taking your birth control pill continuously to avoid your period is safe and offers other benefits as well.
What have you wondered about, but were afraid to ask your oncologist? What might you just not think to ask? Get an oncologist’s advice about what questions you should ask your doctor before cancer treatment begins.
A new study shows that a hormone-blocking drug taken during chemotherapy can help young female breast cancer patients avoid ovary damage caused by chemotherapy and go on to have children later.
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.
Hormone Therapy is one of the best ways for women to get relief from the symptoms of menopause, but a lot of misinformation about this valuable treatment persists. Get the facts about HT’s benefits and risks.
A woman’s first defense against uterine cancer is staying in shape.
Dana Kachurchak faced tough decisions about her risk for ovarian cancer and breast cancer. With family history, genetic testing and personal advice, she didn't have to make those decisions alone.