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Women’s Cancer Blog

At Risk for Breast Cancer? Check for Ovarian Cancer Too

At Risk for Breast Cancer? Check for Ovarian Cancer Too

Women at higher risk for breast cancer – and up to 1 in 10 women are - are also at a heightened risk for ovarian cancer. So while many women are very much aware of their breast cancer risk, they should also see a gynecologic oncologist for a simultaneous breast/ovarian cancer exam.
The Big C (Cancer) & BC (Birth Control)

The Big C (Cancer) & BC (Birth Control)

Dr. Jaime Arruda, gynecologist and advanced pelvic surgeon at the University of Colorado explores one of the most debated topics in women's health: the link between birth control and risks for breast cancer and ovarian cancer.
Can Where You Live Affect Your Ovarian Cancer?

Can Where You Live Affect Your Ovarian Cancer?

If you’re diagnosed with a gynecological cancer, such as ovarian or uterine, you’d probably prefer to be treated by a doctor who specializes in, and only treats, women with gynecological cancer. Unfortunately, where you live may determine whether or not this is feasible or convenient, and may affect survival outcomes.