On the evening of Wednesday, March 9, 2011, I sat down with my family to watch television after a typical day at work. I’d performed ultrasounds and examined mammograms that day, as Director of Breast Imaging at Einstein Healthcare Network in Philadelphia, and reviewed some of my research into 3-D mammography.
There are many forms of breast cancer based in part on genetic characteristics, and each form of breast cancer has a different prognosis. Tumor testing can help determine the appropriate medicine and timing of treatment needed to treat the disease most effectively.
Different types of ovarian cancer are classified according to the type of cell from which they start.
Epithelial tumors: About 90 percent of ovarian cancers develop in the epithelium,
Foods to eat when pregnant is a very broad topic. Let us look at how the right choice of pregnancy nutrition can give you and your unborn baby the best possible journey towards that special day when he or she draws their very first breath.
How many times have you heard a woman say that she is "eating for two now?"This is not quite true, but she must eat the correct food to make sure that she has adequate levels of nutrition for the two of them. After all, the baby can only get what the mother's body is able to provide through the umbilical chord, its lifeline.
Celeste was expecting. She felt great and welcomed each miraculous change. The baby moved easily into to the head-down position. She walked comfortably with a steady confidence throughout her last trimester. The delivery was easy and beautiful. Her midwife commented on the joy of assisting in such a wonderful delivery experience. Her recovery quickly unfolded.
In response to studies linking the use of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) and breast cancer, many post-menopausal women look for alternatives. One of the more popular alternatives to conventional HRT is the use of “bio-identical hormone” therapy (BHRT).