Dangerously Flawed Study Creates False Sense of Complacency: Why Women Should Still Avoid Talc-Based Powder
A deeper dive into a new study released by the the Journal of the American Medical Association down playing the link between genital powder use and ovarian cancer reveals how dangerously misleading its conclusions really are.
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.
Do I need to have my ovaries removed to prevent ovarian cancer?
Question: I had a hysterectomy in 2012. One doctor told me I would only need a pelvic exam every 3-5 years, while another doctor said that I still need yearly pelvic exams. Is there a lower risk of ovarian cancer…
Everyone knows that the color teal is absolutely beautiful. Okay, I may be a little bit biased. After all, teal just so happens to be my favorite color. If I hadn’t told you, chances are that if you visited my apartment and were faced with the teal curtains, the teal bedding, even the teal Keurig machine that I have sitting on my kitchen counter, you’d get the hint.
Throughout the year, we advocate for and spread awareness of various health issues — from American Heart Month in January to American Diabetes Month in December. There is always an important issue to advocate for and September is no exception.…
Questions about whether hormone therapy might increase women’s cancer risk – particularly breast and ovarian cancer – have been raised for some time.