At The Woman’s Clinic, we want to help you understand why these self-exams are important, what to look for, and how to look.
One of the last things on anyone's “favorite thing” list is a PAP smear. It can be awkward, cold and uncomfortable. However, routine PAP smears could help to prevent cervical cancer which can turn awkward into life-saving.
If you knew there was a simple way to reduce your risk of having cervical cancer, which was at one time one of the most common causes of cancer death in women, would you start to prioritize it in your regular healthcare routine?
With the increased awareness given to breast cancer and the need for research, many honest and reputable charities work hard to raise money to fund that research.
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.
Who would have ever thought that the idea of mammograms would be controversial? There are many voices on the subject with varied opinions and women’s groups who advocate for those differing stands.
Obesity is now linked with an increased risk of as many as thirteen types of cancer. Thirteen!
Yearly breast exams don’t traditionally begin until a woman reaches the age of 40, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t have your breasts examined regularly.
“We’ve been telling women to do this for years, but we don’t really have definitive proof.”
More than one third of Americans are obese. Another third are overweight, and this statistic is leading to more and more cancer diagnoses.