What Does It Mean to Have Dense Breast Tissue?

Having dense breasts is a big risk factor for developing breast cancer. But a lot of women are unsure about what this means. Do you know whether you have dense breast tissue? Here’s a guide that will increase your understanding of dense breast tissue and combat some common misconceptions. What are Dense Breasts? Everyone has […]

How Family History Affects Your Breast Cancer Risk

There are a lot of misconceptions about the link between breast cancer and family history. In fact, the two are not strongly linked as many might think. If you’re wondering what your family’s history of breast cancer could mean for your future, we’ve highlighted some important information you should know here in this article: Is […]

Clearing Up the Confusion About Mammograms

When it comes to breast cancer, early detection is key, which you may already know. But what you should also know is that mammograms are one of the most effective ways to detect breast cancer in its early stages. However, if you’re like millions of women all over the world, you may not know much […]

Breast Cancer 101: Facts, Signs, Stages & Treatment

Breast cancer is, unfortunately, a reality that many women have to be aware of, and take preventative measures against. This is especially true for women with family histories of breast cancer. According to breastcancer.org, about 1 in 8 women (12%) will develop breast cancer over the course of their lifetime. Breast cancer is also the […]

Your Top Questions for the Gynecologist, Answered

Speaking up about the health of the reproductive parts of your body, even with a licensed medical practitioner, can be intimidating. However, it’s important to remember that anything abnormal you notice or any concerns you have should be brought to your gynecologist straight away. Gynecologists see all kinds of reproductive issues every day, so being […]

Understanding The 9 Most Common Female Health Problems

In this post, we’re going to discuss and demystify the nine most common female health problems. From vaginal health to pregnancy to different types of cancers, learn more about some of these common health issues and how to deal with each one. Gynecological Health Your vaginal health is one of the most important issues. While […]

Must-Have Annual Women’s Health Screenings by Age

Annual physical exams for women are an important and essential part of maintaining good health and being preventative against different types of cancers. To help you know which women’s medical check-ups are the most important, we’ve created a checklist for women’s health screening by age. Read on to get the women’s health screening checklist. Pap […]

What Are The Implications Of Abnormal Results For a Mammogram?

You went in for a routine mammogram and walked away thinking all was well, but you got a callback. Now you’re panicking. What does this mean? Do you have breast cancer? Is it progressed? Is death looming? Most likely not. It’s relatively common to have an abnormal mammogram. It could mean anything from a blurry […]

What Is a Diagnostic Mammogram & Why Is It Necessary?

Women approaching the age of 40 are often told they need to start getting mammograms. Many women don’t look forward to this part of their annual check-up. If your doctor orders a diagnostic mammogram, you may be wondering, “Why would a diagnostic mammogram be ordered?” The short answer? Diagnostic mammograms are an excellent tool to […]