Fear and uncertainty go hand-in-hand with a diagnosis of cancer. But for younger people who hope to start a family or have more children in the future, there are even more complex issues to consider. “If a person is of childbearing years or younger, they should see a fertility specialist to discuss their options,” says … Read More
You may have heard recent news sites debating the effectiveness of Hormone Therapy (HT).
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.
We hear it all the time: “What does personalized healthcare mean for patients?” It’s a fair question, and a hard one to answer sometimes because our field is so new. But patient Dana Kachurchak of Chagrin Falls, Ohio, is living proof that this isn’t just about the future. Personalized healthcare is happening now. After Ms. … Read More
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What if you could attack cancer cells without destroying healthy tissue? Treatment for cancer has long involved surgery, followed by chemotherapy or radiation. Over the years, physicians have developed more targeted therapies to destroy cancer more effectively while also reducing the damage treatment does to healthy tissue. One such procedure — called HIPEC (hyperthermic intraoperative … Read More
Many women hear that they need a hysterectomy to cure problems like heavy vaginal bleeding. After all, removing the uterus and/or ovaries has been the standard treatment for many years.
But hysterectomy is not a woman’s only option today.