A diagnosis of cancer in a woman’s reproductive organs can lead to fears about losing her femininity and her ability to bear children. But according to gynecologic oncologist Robert DeBernardo, MD, gynecological cancers aren’t common, and most can be easily treated. “Gynecological cancers are rare in the grand scheme when compared to lung or colon … Read More
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Rates of cervical cancer in the U.S. have dipped to all-time lows, not only because of early detection through regular Pap tests, but also because of quick, effective treatments for pre-cancerous cervical tissues, including the loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP). LEEP, a simple and common surgical procedure, uses a thin, low-voltage electrified wire loop. This … Read More
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Not sure how often you should see your gynecologist? One of ours weighs in with an answer.