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Ovarian Cancer by Yusuf Saleeby Medical DoctorFacebook Posted Thu 08 Oct 2009 10:02pm Ovarian Cancer (Ab ovo) By JP Saleeby, MD Ovarian cancer is the 5 th most common cancer in women after lung, breast, colorectal and pancreatic cancers. It accounts for only three percent of cancer in women, and fortunately there has been a decline in incidence of this type of cancer by about 1% ove ... Read on »
Ovarian Cancer by Yusuf Saleeby Medical DoctorFacebook Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:04pm 2 Comments Ovarian Cancer (Ab ovo) By JP Saleeby, MD Ovarian cancer is the 5 th most common cancer in women after lung, breast, colorectal and pancreatic cancers. It accounts for only three percent of cancer in women, and fortunately there has been a decline in incidence of this type of cancer by about 1% o ... Read on »
New Study Finds Removing Ovaries During Hysterectomy Increases Risk of Death, Outweighs Benefits by The Women's Sexual Health Foundation .. Patient Expert Posted Wed 22 Apr 2009 11:57pm We just received the below release on a very important study. Traditionally, ovaries have been removed during a hysterectomy ( removal of the uterus), but this study reveals risks that women need to be aware of before they say yes to having their ovaries removed. You may want to just say "no". But it is important to understand the risks and benefit ... Read on »
What Are Breast Cancer Previvors? by Brenda Coffee Health Maven Posted Sun 04 Mar 2012 9:25pm After testing positive for the hereditary BRCA2 breast cancer gene, Marion, one of my readers, recently made the brave decision to voluntarily remove both of her healthy breasts in an attempt to prevent breast cancer. When she subsequently contacted the American Cancer Society (ACS) about mastectomy/breast cancer support groups, they t ... Read on »
Estrogen-Only Therapy May Reduce Breast Cancer Risk by HealthFinder Posted Tue 06 Mar 2012 12:00pm healthnewslink Study looked at women with hysterectomy taking hormones for menopause symptoms. By Denise Mann HealthDay Reporter ... Read on »
Strategies To Prevent Ovarian Cancer by Shilah C. Azib Posted Thu 08 Apr 2010 3:29am There are a number of strategies that may be used to assist women in preventing ovarian cancer; they revolve around the risk factors that have been identified by surveys and studies of women who have ovarian cancer. These strategies involve oral contraceptives, dietary modification and exercise, pregnancy or breast-feeding, genetic ... Read on »
BBC NEWS | Health | Ovary loss 'raises dementia risk' by Marie L. Patient Expert Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 4:31pm From the BBC NEWS: Ovary loss 'raises dementia risk' A Mayo Clinic, Minnesota, team found the risk was especially raised among young women - removal of one ovary by the age of 38 raised the risk by 260% . When one of my friends had a hysterectomy (and it was for something fairly vague, fibroids, I think), she said the docs t ... Read on »
More Falsehoods About Bioidentical Hormones by Jeffrey Dach MD by Jeffrey Dach MD Medical Doctor Posted Mon 29 Aug 2011 8:24am More Falsehoods About Bioidentical Hormones by Jeffrey Dach MD by Jeffrey Dach MD An article in an Australian Newspaper by Rachel Browne caught my attention because it was a hatchet job, using falsehoods to malign and discredit bioidentical hormones. (1-2) This Austr ... Read on »
Breast cancer gene test eligibility in Ontario by ViaMedica Posted Tue 15 Dec 2009 12:00am About one per cent of Jewish women in Ontario carry a genetic mutation that makes them more susceptible to ovarian and breast cancer, but many are not on the Health Ministry's list of candidates for genetic testing, a new study suggests. The study asked whether women in the Jewish community were interested in genetic testing even if they ha ... Read on »
Androgen Receptor Expression in Women and its Relationship to Sexual Function by Dr. Jennifer Berman Medical Doctor Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 4:04am Androgens play a vital role in maintaining women�s sexual health and overall well-being as basic science research and clinical trials have begun to delineate the role of androgens in women throughout the reproductive cycle. The pathophysiologic mechanism of androgen receptor expression has been documented in numerous tissue sites including the ce ... Read on »