If every woman in the world received adequate health care, almost none would die of cervical cancer. Effective treatments exist for pre-cancerous conditions and for cervical cancer that is diagnosed at an early stage.
The Network applauds President Biden’s multi-faceted health improvement agenda, and agrees we must finish the job.
(And how the NWHN Helped Make Them Happen)
When the endometrium shows up on an MRI or ultrasound, it looks like a dark stripe and is sometimes called the endometrial stripe. A stripe more than 11 millimeters is considered thick for this post-menopausal stage. Abnormally thick stripes could be a sign of cancer.
Doctors often suggest removing the woman’s ovaries during a hysterectomy in order to prevent her from developing ovarian cancer in the future. Removing the ovaries can help reduce the risk of ovarian cancer, but it can increase the risk of heart disease and even death.
Despite claims that thermography and ultrasounds are acceptable alternatives to mammograms, neither has been proven to be as good as mammography for routine breast cancer screenings. According to the American Cancer society, mammograms are still the best screening test available for breast cancer.
While we might think that our skin is invincible, too much sun exposure can increase your risk of skin cancer.
Do I need to have my ovaries removed to prevent ovarian cancer?