Women’s Health

Have questions about mammograms, breast cancer, and other women's health issues? Take a look through our articles and resources section to find answers.

Cancer Treatments Nausea

Cancer Treatments and Nausea

Nausea is a common symptom for those undergoing cancer treatment. Depending on the type of cancer, the individual, and the specific treatment, it can range from a slight uneasy feeling to severe vomiting and an inability to keep any food

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Breastfeeding Reduce Risk

Can Breastfeeding Reduce your Risk?

There is information everywhere about how breastfeeding is good for your baby, giving him a healthy start to life. You may not have heard that breastfeeding can also reduce your risk of cancer later in life. Even if diagnosed with

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Will My Cancer Come Back

Will My Cancer Come Back?

After completing cancer treatment and your doctor declares you to be in remission (meaning your tests for cancer show as negative), you have cause to celebrate! However, after going through the physical and mental ordeal of a cancer diagnosis and

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Mammogram Insurance

Does my insurance cover my mammogram?

Question: Does my insurance cover my mammogram? Answer: In nearly every case, yes! If you’re like most women, you’re concerned about your risk for developing breast cancer, and you know that there’s nothing better than a regular mammogram for early

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Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Breast Cancer Diagnosis

If you or someone you know is facing a breast cancer diagnosis, you are not alone. Nearly 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime. However, today’s advanced technology and treatments are helping more women

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Reduce Your Risk of Breast Cancer

Reducing your risk of breast cancer is possible. While there is no guaranteed way to prevent the disease, you can reduce your risk of breast cancer through three simple lifestyle changes. Reduce Your Risk for Breast Cancer: Maintain a Healthy Weight

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What is Breast Cancer?

Breast cancer occurs when breast cells grow out of control. Cells in the body are in a constant process of growth, division, and death. Cancer occurs in any part of the body when cells grow and divide rapidly, but do

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Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer

Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer Chemotherapy is one treatment option for breast cancer. Chemotherapy may be given intravenously or by mouth. It works by traveling through the bloodstream to kill cancer cells in most parts of the body, not just in

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What age should you get a mammogram?

An annual screening mammogram is recommended for all women beginning at age 40. This recommendation is supported by the American College of Radiology (ACR), the Society of Breast Imaging (SBI), and the breast imaging experts at The Breast Center of

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