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Gynecology Cancer

9 Risks Factors For Uterine Cancer

Uterine cancer is the most common gynecologic cancer in the United States. There are five main gynecologic cancers with a blanket term of uterine cancer: ovarian, cervical, vaginal, vulva, and endometrial. Let’s discover 9 risks for uterine cancer and what you can do to reduce your personal risks.  » Read more about: 9 Risks Factors For Uterine Cancer  »

5 Things to Know About Robotic Surgery For Gynecologic Cancer

Medical technology continues to improve and innovate the way surgeons can perform surgery. Robotic surgery was approved by the FDA in 2005 and is a relatively new less-invasive technique, but different from both laparoscopic and open surgery. Before undergoing any kind of surgery for gynecologic cancer, discuss with OBGYN Associates of Akron these 5 things to know about robotic surgery for gynecologic cancer.  » Read more about: 5 Things to Know About Robotic Surgery For Gynecologic Cancer  »

Cervical Cancer Detection & Prevention

40 years ago, cervical cancer was the leading cause of cancer death in American women. Since then, the number of deaths has significantly decreased due to increased awareness of the symptoms and testing methods for this disease.  » Read more about: Cervical Cancer Detection & Prevention  »

Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2016

While most people are aware that breast cancer is an issue, many still don’t take the necessary steps to detect the disease in its early stages. Every October, doctors, nurses and organizations use this month to raise awareness for the detection of breast cancer.  » Read more about: Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2016  »

Ovarian Cancer Awareness

While ovarian cancer is only the ninth most common cancer in women, it is the leading cause of death for cancers of the female reproductive system.  » Read more about: Ovarian Cancer Awareness  »