| Oct 11, 2013
| 1:48 PM
Years ago I was diagnosed with endometriosis. Doctors recommended a complete hysterectomy. I begged the doctor to give me a month first to try homoeopathic therapy. He agreed. I changed to a complete vegetarian diet. The symptoms subsided. Two years...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 2:46 PM
Camille Grammer of "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" is recovering from surgery she had last Thursday related to an endometrial cancer diagnosis.
"The surgery went well and she is expected to make a complete recovery following a significant...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 11:41 AM
Jane Pang has given her time, money and abounding energy to the fight against breast cancer. She's also shared the most personal and precious gift of all — a piece of herself.
Earlier this year, Pang flew from Orange County, Calif., to...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 9:52 PM
About one in eight women have a chance of developing breast cancer in their lifetime, but Britton native Mandy Brown and her sister, Amber Andrews, have about a 90 percent chance of having the disease. They're both considering a preventive surgery that...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 2:30 PM
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am 43 and need to have a hysterectomy. Because I have a family member who's had ovarian cancer, I'm considering having my ovaries removed at that time. What are the risks of removing the ovaries before menopause?
| Nov 19, 2013
| 12:18 PM
Q: Can you suggest any good reading for someone who has no desire for sex after having a full hysterectomy and ovary removal?
A: I assume this is for your wife or partner. I'm not sure whether you want a list of books that tell a woman how to restore...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 5:41 PM
Do you have a friend, aunt, mother, cousin, sister or spouse who is suffering from sweats, flushes, vaginal dryness, exhaustion and the mental fogginess that comes with falling hormones during menopause? Could this be you?
Even women who traverse the...
| Sep 26, 2013
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What is the best treatment option, other than hysterectomy, for uterine fibroids? If they return after treatment, does that mean I should then consider a hysterectomy?
ANSWER: A range of options exist for treating uterine fibroids. The...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 8:40 AM
Could exercise and mindfulness slow the growth of breast cancer tumors? A study by Yale's medical and public health schools now under way in partnership with the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute aims to answer that question.
Researchers at the Breast Center...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Kermit Gosnell. If you don't recognize the name, that's understandable. His trial in Philadelphia -- on multiple counts of murder -- has been covered extensively by the local papers. But beyond that, it's as though a news blackout had been declared on the...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 5:13 PM
As a full-time student and single mother of five, Theclia Holloway had little time to spare for a mammogram. So she put it off for two years, and when the doctor called her in for more extensive tests after the mammogram, she was in the midst of midterms,...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 4:09 PM
After a decade of rancorous debate over the risks and benefits of menopausal hormone therapy, experts from more than a dozen top medical organizations worldwide have finally come to something resembling a consensus. What did they decide, and why are women...