New York Times, May 14, 2017. Breast implant-associated anaplastic large-cell lymphoma is a mysterious cancer that has affected a tiny proportion of the more than 10 million women worldwide who have received implants. Nearly all the cases have been linked to implants with a textured or slightly roughened surface, rather than a smooth covering. Texturing may cause inflammation that leads to cancer. If detected early, the lymphoma is often curable.
Hormone therapy has been used to treat the symptoms of menopause since the 1940s. There has been evidence that these hormones can cause a variety of illnesses, including breast cancer, but some new studies are questioning these findings. But, can they be trusted?
Hormone “Replacement” Therapy may help reduce the symptoms of menopause, but research has found that it increases the risk of breast cancer and other serious health problems.
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By Anna E. Mazzucco, Ph.D. 2014 If you have uterine fibroids and are considering treatment or if you’ve heard about uterine morcellation in the news, this article will help you understand the issue. What are power morcellation devices? A power morcellation device is a small surgical tool which cut tissue into smaller pieces. This […]
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