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Breast Cancer Prevention
Approximately 1 of 9 women will develop breast cancer in her life time. Certain women are at higher risk than others. What are the factors that place some women at increased risk? Is there anything that can be done to prevent breast cancer? Read this article to learn more.
Breast Cancer Screening
Breast cancer screening consists of self-breast examination, clinical examination by a physician and routine imaging, usually with mammography. Read this article to learn about the recommended screening intervals for women at average risk of developing breast cancer.
Atypical Hyperplasia and Other Breast Lesions
Breast cancer doesn’t just appear suddenly but gradually develops over time. Detecting breast tissue in the precancerous stages provides an opportunity to prevent cancer. Read this article to learn more.
Proliferative Breast Disorders
Certain breast disorders are associated with a slightly higher risk of developing breast cancer. Read this article to learn more about these disorders and what should be done if you have this problem.
Benign Breast Disorders
Breast lesions or changes can be an incidental finding on breast imaging or detected on self-breast exam. The first question that pops into a woman’s head is: “Is this breast cancer?” The answer is usually no! Read this article to learn what could cause these problems.
Evaluating Your Breast
Breast pain, lumps or changes in the appearance of the breast can be an indication of a problem. This creates distress and some women are uncertain what to do. Some problems should prompt an immediate attention while others can be monitored. Read this article to learn more.
Breast problems are a common complaint of reproductive aged women. These findings produce a great deal of distress since most women immediately worry about cancer. However, the majority of breast problems are non-cancerous or benign. Read this article to learn more about these problems.
Permanent sterilization is a method of contraception that should be considered by women who have completed their childbearing. But all methods are not created equal. This article discusses the different methods and the associated risks.
Desquamative Genital Disorder
Have you been treated over and over again for discharge, itching and genital inflammation but the symptoms continue to recur? If this describes you, then read this article that explains a rare inflammatory condition that is often missed.
Postmenopausal women can develop genital tract inflammation with symptoms comparable to those caused by infections. This similarity may lead to misdiagnosis and incorrect treatment. Read this article to learn more about this common treatable problem that can plaque women after menopause.
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