4 Reasons You May Need Genetic Testing and Counseling

Meta data: Title: 4 Reasons You May Need Genetic Testing and Counseling Description: Genetic counseling helps you understand your health risks. Learn four reasons for genetic testing and counseling.  Keywords: genetic testing and counseling, reasons for genetic testing, why do I need genetic counseling, genetic counseling, genetic testing Genetic counseling helps you understand your risk … Continued

3 Reasons To Seek Out Gynecologic Oncology Services

What is Gynecologic Oncology?‌ What we primarily do here at Nevada Surgery & Cancer Care is called gynecologic oncology. So what is gynecologic oncology, you may ask? Well, our work is at the intersection of women’s medicine and cancer treatment. Gynecologic oncology is a specialty used to diagnose and treat cancers located in women’s reproductive … Continued

Grab an Aspirin: How Aspirin May Lower Risk of Breast Cancer in Women with Diabetes

Grab an Aspirin: How Aspirin May Lower Risk of Breast Cancer in Women with Diabetes

What if the answer to breast cancer prevention in diabetic women was aspirin? Recent studies are showing a significant risk reduction in breast cancer for diabetic women who had long term use of a low-dose aspirin. More medical professionals are researching how aspirin could potentially help women’s health and also prevent breast cancer. Aspirin is … Continued

The Ultimate Guide to Menopause and Its Symptoms

The Ultimate Guide to Menopause and Its Symptoms

When women are beginning to experience menopause, it can be a very daunting life transition. Unfortunately, there’s no guide in the universe that can cover every aspect for every woman because each woman is different. Women reach menopause at an average age of 51, with the general range of 40 through 58. As our bodies … Continued

Your Guide to Hysterectomy Awareness Month

April showers bring May flowers, but the fifth month of the year brings awareness to the surgical procedure some women might not honestly know about the surgery. Hysterectomy Awareness Month is celebrated in May to provide women more information about this gynecological surgery. There are so many stigmas about this procedure women have but little … Continued

Robotic Hysterectomy: The Innovative New Procedure for Women

There are so many advances in surgical procedures nowadays which are more minimally invasive and less intimidating to the patient. One example of surgery evolutions is the robotic hysterectomy. This new advancement is not your mother’s type of hysterectomy, as it is an advancement in the standard surgical procedure. The modern take on hysterectomies is … Continued

The Painful and Long Menorrhagia Facts You Need to Know

The Painful and Long Menorrhagia Facts You Need to Know

Do you experience longer periods than the usual five days? Do they also involve painful cramps keeping you home during your menstruation? Longer periods with painful cramps are common signs of menorrhagia. If you are unfamiliar with this type of menstruation issue, we have the menorrhagia facts you need to know. If you see you … Continued

The Positives of a Hysterectomy Every Woman Should Know

The Positives of a Hysterectomy Every Woman Should Know

There is a lot to think about when you are considering a hysterectomy—the feeling of barrenness, a new inability to have children, and feeling less like a woman. But everything has a positive to it, and the positives of a hysterectomy make the thought of the procedure less daunting. You might even be overjoyed by … Continued

Facts about Toxic Shock Syndrome

Facts about Toxic Shock Syndrome

Did you know 93% of toxic shock syndrome reports came from women and were related to menstruation? Toxic shock syndrome affects many women but are you aware of what exactly it is? Knowledge of what causes toxic shock syndrome could help prevent it from affecting women. Due to it affecting primarily women, we want to … Continued

Preventative HPV Treatment at a Later Age

Preventative HPV Treatment at a Later Age

Human papillomavirus infections are common among sexually active individuals and prevention for HPV is common during the ages of 9-26. When the prime age to get treatment for HPV is between 9-26, what are the HPV treatments for adults past the prime age? There is a vaccination available for adults covering certain strains of the … Continued

Don't Stay Silent: 5 Symptoms You Should Talk Your Gynecologic Oncologist about

Don’t Stay Silent: 5 Symptoms You Should Talk Your Gynecologic Oncologist about

Are you at a lost for words when it comes to asking questions about your vaginal health? Women visit their gynecologic oncologist and will shy away from letting their doctors know about certain symptoms they are experiencing. Some symptoms are more normal than others, but there are cases where symptoms are more severe than they … Continued

The Difference between a Gynecologic Oncologist and an OB/GYN

The Difference between a Gynecologic Oncologist and an OB/GYN

Which is which? Women’s care doctors can be tricky to not get confused. The difference between a gynecologic oncologist versus an OB/GYN can get women to think twice about whether they are visiting the right doctor. Although they have gynecology and women’s health in common, their duties are fairly different. Once you understand the differences … Continued