Speaking of Women’s Health offers informational women’s health videos that discuss a variety of topics. Join us as Holly L. Thacker, MD, Director of Center for Specialized Women’s Health at Cleveland Clinic, offers her insights about health myths and helpful tips and tricks about health issues that affect women every day.


Do Birth Control Pills Increase a Woman's Breast Cancer Risk?

In this video, Jame Abraham, MD, comments on this controversial topic and offers insight about a recent study associating oral contraception use with higher breast cancer risk. The amount of estrogen women take is a key factor, he says.


Hormone Replacement Therapy's Effect on Breast Cancer Risk

Dr. Holly L. Thacker discusses the latest study on hormone replacement therapy and the affects it has on a woman's risk for breast cancer.


Pap Smears and Cervical Cancer Survival

Dr. Holly Thacker discusses how pap smear tests can boost a women's chances of surviving cervical cancer.


Breast Feeding and Reduced Cancer Risk

Explore how breastfeeding your child can lower your breast cancer risk even if you have a family history of breast cancer.


Hormone Therapy Reduces Colorectal Cancer Risk

Hormone replacement therapy, often given to menopausal women, may reduce the risk of colorectal cancer. Learn more about how the benefits of hormone therapy outweigh associated risks.hor


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