| Jun 9, 2010
Recently graduated from college and living in Los Angeles, Christine Eads went from doctor to doctor, hoping someone could figure out why her periods had stopped and why she often awoke in the middle of the night drenched in sweat.
They provided lots...
| Jun 24, 2010
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My 47-year-old wife was diagnosed with a rare granulosa cell tumor (GCT) of the ovary. Her treatment included surgery to remove the uterus and ovaries. The tumor was stage 1, but we are nervous about a recurrence. What can she or her...
| Oct 7, 2010
DETROIT - Nancy Hearshen worries much more about her daughter's future than her own chances of getting breast or ovarian cancer.
Hearshen, 67, and her daughter, Rachel, 35, who live in Farmington Hills, Mich., carry a genetic mutation that...
| Dec 6, 2010
| 9:33 PM
Cancer treatments like chemo and radiation therapy, while lifesavers, can have significant side effects. One possible side effect that can be devastating for patients is …...
| Jun 7, 2011
| 4:22 AM
Trans vaginal ultrasounds are used to detect abnormalities in a woman's sex organs, such as unusual cell growth (read: cancer). Ovarian cancer is quite deadly. It's for this reason that you might be tempted to ask for a routine trans vaginal ultrasound --...
| Jun 13, 2011
| 4:34 PM
As a patient navigator at the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University, Kristin Smith guides newly diagnosed cancer patients through a hopeful …...
| May 14, 2010
| 4:33 AM
Jillian Michaels, the physical trainer made famous on The Biggest Loser, would like to explain herself. In a recent interview with Women's Health magazine, Michaels answered a question onÂ pregnancyÂ by saying that she Â ”can't handle doin...
| Apr 1, 2010
Dear Mayo Clinic: I am age 70 and had a complete hysterectomy about 20 years ago for benign fibroids. Do I need to get a gynecological exam every year when I'm not having any problems? I do get a mammogram every year.
Answer: You can probably safely skip...
| Apr 8, 2010
Egg donation programs offer hope to women who want to have babies, but whose ovaries don't produce enough healthy eggs to make conception possible, or whose biological offspring would risk being born with an inherited disease.
| Mar 5, 2010
"This is crazy..."
This is what I'm thinking as I get a crash course on how babies are created in a petri dish.
I'm sitting with my wife, Jill, in a consultation room at IVF Florida, a Margate, Fla., clinic that specializes in reproductive medicine,...
| Mar 17, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Lazy ovaries, depressed vaginas, testicular cancer, breast cancer, STD tests, and fertility drugs ... our show and movies covered pretty much every aspect of reproductive and women's health important topic for our viewers and for women, men and families...
| Mar 18, 2011
| 6:28 PM
Like a lot of young women, Kelsey Webb, 25, has been off and on birth control pills since she was 18. Every time she started taking them, she gained 5 to 10 pounds. "My normal weight is around 125 pounds. On the pill, I would get up to 130 or 135," says...