Speaking of Women’s Health Column
Posted on January 08, 2018
Read medical breast specialist Dr. Holly Pederson and OB-GYN resident Dr. Sarah Hershman's column on the recent research on hormonal birth control and breast cancer risk.
Posted on January 19, 2017
Read Dr. Lynn Simpson’s column on Human papillomaviruses (HPV) and the new 2017 recommendations regarding vaccination.
During the course of a lifetime, almost everyone will acquire some type of HPV infection, so you want to read this column!
Posted on September 22, 2016
Holly Clegg’s shares easy recipes and tips to guide you through treatment and cancer prevention.
Posted on February 16, 2014 (Updated October 28, 2015)
Read Dr. Holly L. Thacker’s latest column about a 25 year Canadian study involving 90,000 women randomized to either yearly mammography or yearly breast exam that showed no survival benefit for women ages 40-59 getting annual mammograms.
Posted on June 28, 2013
Know the best time to schedule your next mammogram and more important tips on planning breast screenings.
Posted on May 19, 2013
Read Dr. Holly L. Thacker’s blog about hereditary cancer syndromes. Recently, hereditary breast and ovarian cancer (HBOC) has been in the news with the announcement by actress Angelina Jolie that she carries the BRACA1 mutation. Lynch syndrome is actually THE most common hereditary cancer syndrome and there are other hereditary cancer syndromes (HCS) that you and your physician should know about!
Posted on November 27, 2012 (Updated October 09, 2017)
Read Dr. Holly L. Thacker's blog regarding recently published research spanning three decades that suggests more than one million women have been over-diagnosed with breast cancer by screening mammography.
The Anti-Hormone Party is Over! Hormone Replacement Therapy Reduces Death and Cardiovascular Disease
Posted on October 14, 2012
Read Dr. Holly L. Thacker's blog on the results of the 10-year research on the use of Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT). This latest study shows the safety of HRT on heart events in recently post-menopausal women.
Posted on February 23, 2012
A colonoscopy can reduce your chances of dying of colon cancer. So why don't we all get one like we are supposed to?
Posted on October 22, 2011
The latest news cycle discussion has been about a well-known, 37-year-old woman undergoing infertility treatment who has developed bilateral breast cancer. Cause and effect? No! However, from listening to the news you might think otherwise! I spoke to our professor and chair of our Women's Health Institute, Dr. Tommaso Falcone, who is an internationally recognized expert and author of "The Cleveland Clinic Guide to Infertilty." He said, based on multiple published studies and his experience, that infertility treatments do not cause an increase in cancer rates.