Tag: women’s health

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What is Breast Health Awareness?

Information about breast health is widely promoted in healthcare settings; the goal is to increase breast health awareness. While it is a common concern for many people, information can be confusing. Here are some misconceptions we clarify: Having any lump […]

Coping with Breast Cancer

About 1 in 8 women (12%) will develop breast cancer. Breast cancer impacts not only the individual, but also the individual’s personal relationships. A breast cancer diagnosis can be scary, but learning how to cope with this illness can help […]

Know Your Risks for Ovarian Cancer

  All women are at risk for ovarian cancer – and it is too often caught too late. When ovarian cancer is found in its early stages, there are effective treatments. Here is what you need to know about ovarian cancer, […]

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month

Let’s take a moment to talk about cervical cancer and steps you can take to prevent it. Cervical cancer is the third most common gynecological cancer in the U.S. The cervix is part of a woman’s uterus. It is located […]

Breast Cancer Awareness Month – Understanding Dense Breast Tissue

With this month being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we want to touch on an issue common among Asian women. In New York State, radiologists are required to inform women if they have dense breasts along with the results of their […]