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  • Keeping up the fight against breast cancer while raising the kids

    Keeping up the fight against breast cancer while raising the kids
    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,...
  • Is hormone therapy safe again?

    Several authoritative organizations have issued new guidelines about hormone therapy (HT)--an area that has led to confusion and conflicting guidelines for the past decade. From around 1960 until 2002, doctors often prescribed HT both to treat symptoms...
  • Savage Love: Enema Kits and Missing Clits

    Savage Love: Enema Kits and Missing Clits
    I am a married 54-year-old postmenopausal woman. My libido has diminished significantly, and it takes me much longer to climax. My husband gets tired sooner and is unable to maintain an erection as long as he used to; this makes it even more difficult for...
  • Technology may find ovarian cancer cells at an earlier stage

    Technology may find ovarian cancer cells at an earlier stage
    New technology for identifying early stage ovarian cancer in uterine and cervical cells could have the potential to one day stem this often deadly disease, according to a recent study in the International Journal of Cancer. Using equipment that can...
  • Genetic test determines breast cancer risk for men and women

    Genetic test determines breast cancer risk for men and women
    For most women, the risk of developing breast cancer over a lifetime is 12 percent. For women who carry the BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation, that risk multiplies to close to 87 percent. In choosing a prophylactic bilateral mastectomy, Hollywood star Angelina...
  • Julia Sweeney keeps us laughing in "If It's Not One Thing, It's Your Mother"

    Julia Sweeney keeps us laughing in "If It's Not One Thing, It's Your Mother"
    I had spent all of six minutes with Julia Sweeney when I brought up adult braces. They're the worst, I said. I had them for two years, I said. They're the worst, I said again — this time with feeling. -------------------- This piece first ran...
  • St. Luke's physicians recognized for safe GYN surgery

     
    Four St. Luke's Allentown Campus and gynecologic surgeons have been recognized for high-quality surgical care. Dr. Michael Patriarco, director of Minimally Invasive GYN Surgery; Dr. Tirun Gopal, Dr. Sheldon Linn and Dr. David Hanes recently were awarded...
  • Robotic Surgery Aids Gynecologic Oncology Treatment

     
    By Susan J. WhiteNorthShore University HealthSystem The explosive growth of robotic surgery has brought dramatic improvement to the area of gynecologic oncology treatment, according to …...
  • Breast Cancer Survivor Makes Easing Symptoms Of Lymphedema Her Work

    Sue Callison credits her sister with saving her life. "I remember thinking that she probably had breast cancer at my age because when she was diagnosed, she was so far advanced," says Callison, recalling the test she took when she was 37 years old....
  • Pregnant Man, Thomas Beatie, Separates From Wife

    Pregnant Man, Thomas Beatie, Separates From Wife
    BEND, Ore. -- The man who gained fame as the world's first man to give birth, has split from his wife of nine years. Thomas Beatie began life as a woman and legally switched to a male identity, while preserving his female reproductive organs. He made...
  • Amy Byer Shainman

    Amy Byer Shainman
    Faced with a family history of breast, ovarian and uterine cancers, and a high likelihood that she might get one or more of the cancers, Amy Byer Shainman underwent a preventive double mastectomy with reconstruction surgery and a hysterectomy. "Surgery...
  • 'Life of Death' manages a resuscitation

    'Life of Death' manages a resuscitation
    It's not the ghosties and ghoulies and things that go bump in the night that make Halloween terrifying. Rather, it's coming face-to-face with our own mortality. Two current productions, adapted from beloved horror writers, take aim at the thin veil...