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Clinical Breast Exam

Part Three: Clinical Breast Exam What’s The Difference Between a Self-Exam and a Clinical Breast Exam? A clinical breast exam is performed by a healthcare professional at your annual exam, whereas your self-breast exam is something you should Read More…

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How to Perform a Self-Breast Exam

Part Two: How to Perform a Self-Breast Exam   According to Johns Hopkins Medical Center, all women over the age of eighteen should perform monthly self-breast exams. They suggest doing your exam at the same time every month because normal

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Breast Health 101

Part One: Breast Health 101   Did you know that 1 in 8 American women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime? Everyone, especially women, should know the signs and symptoms associated with breast cancer. If any kind

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Common Health Issues in Women Over 55 

Women are unique. We care deeply about others and tend to put the needs of our family and children before our own. We may notice illness or disease in our lives but put it on the back-burner so that we

Posted in Bladder, Breast Cancer, Cervical Cancer/Pap Smear, Diseases and Conditions, Overall Women's Health, Pelvic Floor Muscles, Symptoms, Treatments

What Sets MonaLisaTouch Chico Apart From the Rest?

Our newest area of service is MonaLisaTouch Chico, and we have talked a lot about it in the last few months.  This wonderful service provides vaginal rejuvenation to a variety of women who experience hormonal issues affecting their vagina, who

Posted in Breast Cancer, Business Practices, Cancer, Diseases and Conditions, Hormones, Hysterectomy, MonaLisa Touch Chico, Painful Intercourse, Symptoms, Thyroid, Treatments, Vitamins

Breast Cancer Awareness Month; October 2018

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  1 in 8 women will develop invasive breast cancer at some point in her life, but luckily the amount of deaths has been declining each year since 1989.  Early detection is a huge part

Posted in Breast Cancer, Hormone Therapy, Hormones

Who Benefits from MonaLisa Touch Treatment?

The last few blogs have been spent talking about our newest service for women, MonaLisa Touch Chico, that increases blood flow, improves elasticity, and stimulates the vagina to heal itself, decreasing a variety of vaginal discomforts.  Let’s spend Read More…

Posted in Bladder, Breast Cancer, Cancer, Diseases and Conditions, Hormone Therapy, Hormones, Hysterectomy, Incontinence, Interstitial Cystitis, MonaLisa Touch Chico, Procedures, Symptoms, Treatments

Uterine Morcellation– Part 3; Assessing Cancer Risk

Let’s continue our topic of Uterine Morcellation as it relates to cancer.  We learned last week that if cancer is suspected/present we want to remove affected organs or tissue in their entirety.  As a specialist and a surgeon, I avoid

Posted in Breast Cancer, Cancer, Examinations, Procedures

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month! More and more women are surviving breast cancer thanks to better, earlier diagnosis and treatment plans.  But this is still a huge problem today as Breast Cancer is still one of the leading cancers in women.

Posted in Breast Cancer, Cancer, Diagnosis, Diseases and Conditions, Hormone Therapy, Resources

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month!  We, the Center for Excellence in Women’s Health Care, consider breast health to be just as important as gynecological health.  And as research continues each year, we learn more and more about how to

Posted in Breast Cancer, Cancer, Resources

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