The thing that most women find so scary about breast cancer is that a diagnosis appears to be completely random, and the older we become, the stronger the risk of breast cancer. With knowledge comes power, learn the risk factors associated with breast cancer, those you can control and those you can not.
Unbelievably, there are almost 4 million women in the United States that have a history of breast cancer. Breast cancer is, in fact, the most common cancer diagnosis for women. Many of us have encouraged friends or family members who have bravely fought breast cancer. It may even be a disease we fear that we will be diagnosed with one day.
While cervical cancer was once the leading cause of cancer related deaths in women, awareness and screening have helped reduce this statistic greatly over the last few decades. Still, there is work to be done to continue to #savethecervix, work that begins with acknowledging and understanding the risk factors and committing to regular screening.
January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, and The Women's Clinic wants to make sure you are running into 2021 on a mission for great overall health along with an awareness of what it takes to help improve your odds for preventing cervical cancer.
COVID-19 and the preventative measures taken to slow the spread of the virus had an impact on the number of breast cancer diagnoses this past year. Unfortunately, only time will tell how big of an impact it truly had.
October is recognized primarily for its one night of spookiness, costumes, and sugar, but there is a much better reason to celebrate October—Breast Cancer Awareness.
The last thing a woman needs in her life is more guilt, especially when either facing a breast cancer diagnosis or simply getting a breast cancer screening. Let's cover some myths and dispel some rumors...
The term “breast cancer” is enough to fill a woman’s head with many thoughts. Perhaps you’re instantly reminded of a friend who’s currently undergoing chemo or radiation. Or, you think back fondly to a relative who lost her (or his) battle to breast cancer.
Just as the name suggests, lung disease is any of a number of disorders that impact the lungs. You have two lungs which are the main organs responsible for the process of breathing.
A recent study indicates that most, if not all, cases of diagnosed ovarian cancer actually begin in the fallopian tubes, not in the ovaries as once thought.