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.
Our radiologist at The Woman’s Clinic is seeing an increase in breast cancer in younger women. In many cases, a breast cancer diagnosis is linked to a family history of breast cancer and dense breast tissue.
Did you know that 1 in 12 cancer cases is a result of excess weight? In fact, cancer diagnoses are rising in younger adults due to obesity. Obesity-linked cancer includes colon, gallbladder, kidney, uterus, pancreas, thyroid, and multiple myeloma—a bone marrow cancer.