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Pressure isn't always a bad thing, found a group of researchers when exploring ways to minimize pain during mammograms without reducing image quality.
Comprehensive Care in the Land of Ob/Gyn
Ilene Gewirtz, MD, discusses her comprehensive approach to well visits and cancer screens and says education, if not expanded services, is key.
Menstrual Cycle Effects Nicotine Cravings
Women crave cigarettes more strongly during their periods, so waiting until after ovulation to quit may make the process slightly less difficult.
Two New Drugs Show Promise for Endometriosis
Two new compounds, oxabicycloheptene sulfonate and chloroindazole, were successfully tested in early studies to treat endometriosis.
Benign Breast Mass Not So Benign After All
New evidence reveals that risk prediction for breast cancer is imperative in women with atypical hyperplasia of breast tissue.
Hypofractionated WBI Slow to Catch On
Despite having advantages over conventional whole breast irradiation, hypofractionated WBI is used by only a third of patients who would benefit.
Tomosynthesis Better Detects Cancer in Dense Breasts
Evidence is mounting that digital tomosynthesis has better cancer detection rates than digital mammography, especially for women with dense breasts.
New Model for Genetic Testing, Breast Cancer Risk
A new (theoretical) model using multiple data points, including genetic testing for BRCA genes, could identify women at greatest risk for breast cancer.
10 Things Patients Wish Their OBs Told Them
Obstetricians: Want to know what your patients wish you had told them before delivery? We surveyed a group of moms and are sharing the top 10 responses.
8 Simple Ways for Pregnant Patients to Reduce Exposure to Toxins
These simple tips can help pregnant patients reduce their exposure to environmental toxins and harmful chemicals, such as lead, mercury, BPA, and phthalates.
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