Health Topics

“Women who smoke might reach menopause one to four years earlier than women who don’t smoke. Women who smoke are also more likely to have…”. Read more

“Cervical cancer is a cancer that develops in a woman’s cervix. It is the second most common cancer experienced by women worldwide”. Read more

“Lung cancer is by far the leading cause of cancer death among both men and women, making up almost 25% of all cancer deaths. Each year, more people die of lung…”. Read more

“The risk of bowel cancer can be reduced by not smoking, a healthy diet with plenty of fresh fruit and vegetables, limiting consumption of red meat, avoiding…”. Read more

“If you are 50 years old or older, get screened now. If you think you may be at increased risk for colorectal cancer, speak with your doctor about when to begin screening…”. Read more

“Most uterine cancers are found in women who are going through, or who have gone through menopause—the time of life when your menstrual periods stop”. Read more

“The five types of gynecologic cancers are
ovarian, endometrial/uterine, cervical,
vulvar and vaginal cancer”. Read more

“It is sometimes difficult to distinguish between which are ‘normal’ menopausal symptoms and which symptoms are made worse because of the cancer”. Read more

“As with many other diseases, your risk of breast cancer goes up as you get older. About two out of three invasive breast cancers are found in women 55 or older”. Read more

“Mammograms can save your life.
Finding breast cancer early reduces your risk of
dying from the disease by 25-30% or more”. Read more