Dispelling Myths About Breast Cancer with Dr. Sabrina Sahni

Dispelling Myths About Breast Cancer with Dr. Sabrina Sahni

Great Girlfriends PodcastJanuary 13, 2021 HealthyWomen Women’s Health Advisory Council member Dr. Sabrina Sahni spoke with host of The Great Girlfriends Podcast, Sybil Amuti, about all things related to breast health and breast cancer. This included the discussion of the 4 types of breast cancer, risks and myths and preventative ..Continue Reading

Una Nueva Esperanza para el Cáncer de Mama Incurable

Una Nueva Esperanza para el Cáncer de Mama Incurable

Cuando era niña en la década de los 70s, a la madre de mi mejor amiga, Ginger*, le diagnosticaron cáncer de mama. En ese entonces, el tratamiento era típicamente una mastectomía radical seguida de quimioterapia y radioterapia. La madre de mi amiga sobrevivió su tratamiento, pero el cáncer regresó e ..Continue Reading

Sexo, Fertilidad y Cáncer de Mama

Sexo, Fertilidad y Cáncer de Mama

Entre la cirugía, la quimioterapia, la radiación, el estrés, el miedo y el agotamiento, el sexo puede ser lo último que tenga en mente. De hecho, puede que incluso se pregunte si alguna vez volverá a sentir deseo. Es un gran problema, con estudios que encuentran que entre el 60% ..Continue Reading

Why Clinical Trials Need to Emphasize Function Over Pain Measurement

Why Clinical Trials Need to Emphasize Function Over Pain Measurement

Everyone perceives pain differently. Whether they’re in pain from injury or illness, the amount of pain a person experiences is unique to the individual experiencing it. Levels of pain can also be influenced by genetic, cultural, social and psychological factors. This high degree of variability makes measuring pain on a ..Continue Reading

Collaborative Strategies and Tools to Meet the Needs of Survivors of Human Trafficking

Collaborative Strategies and Tools to Meet the Needs of Survivors of Human Trafficking

Title:  Collaborative Strategies and Tools to Meet the Needs of Survivors of Human Trafficking Date:  August 22, 2019 Click here to listen to the recording. Click here to access the power point slides. Upcoming training on: Building Collaborative Responses to Trafficked Victims of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Handouts Handouts and Resource ..Continue Reading

I Recovered from Obesity and Bulimia Triggered by Sexual Abuse Once. And I Can Do It Again.

I Recovered from Obesity and Bulimia Triggered by Sexual Abuse Once. And I Can Do It Again.

As told to Gila Lyons I’ve dealt with weight issues and bulimia since I was 16 years old. My weight’s gone up and down throughout my life, and today — at 55 years old — I’m 5’3″ and weigh 190 pounds. At times, I feel depressed and humiliated by my ..Continue Reading

Retiree Living the RV Dream Fights $12,387 Nightmare Lab Fee

Retiree Living the RV Dream Fights $12,387 Nightmare Lab Fee

By Victoria Knight, Kaiser Health News Lorraine Rogge and her husband, Michael Rogge, travel the country in a recreational vehicle, a well-earned adventure in retirement. This spring found them parked in Artesia, New Mexico, for several months. This story also ran on NPR. It can be republished for free. In ..Continue Reading

Metastatic Breast Cancer

Metastatic Breast Cancer

Currently, around 155,000 women in the U.S. are living with metastatic breast cancer (MBC), which means their cancer has spread from the breast to other parts of the body, such as the bones and the lungs. Also known as “stage 4 breast cancer,” MBS is not curable, but it is ..Continue Reading

Menopause Symptoms Are Far From Universal

Menopause Symptoms Are Far From Universal

Menopause is inescapable for people with ovaries. Yet, the experience is still far from universal. Culture, geographic location and biology all play a part in how women fare during perimenopause and menopause. For writer Laurie Ulster, 54, entering perimenopause several years ago was a shock — largely because she didn’t ..Continue Reading