Women’s Health

Should women control their own mammogram?

The mammogram is a vital means of screening for breast cancer – yet many women report how unpleasant the experience

CAMs not a menopausal symptom remedy

Most women reach menopause between the ages of 45 and 55 years. It’s marked by the slowing of the production

Bacteria and breast cancer

Bacteria are found living in breast tissue.  Some of these bacteria may herald the onset or may even contribute to

Important news for women in their childbearing years

The reason women have pap smears is to detect pre-cancerous changes in the surface of the cervix so they can

Can exercise help prevent ovarian cancer?

Ovarian cancer ranks as the sixth most common cause of cancer death in women and is the cause of 5%

Are heart attack symptoms different for women?

Womens’s heart attack symptoms are different from men’s. Women often have different underlying causes, complications and symptoms of heart disease

Can dietary fibre reduce the risk of breast cancer?

Breast cancer is the most common cancer affecting Australian women. There are a number of known factors that increase a

Ovarian cancer test (CA125)

Among Australian women, ovarian cancer is the 8th most common type of cancer diagnosed, and the 6th most common cause

Ovarian cancer: treatment options

Treatment for ovarian cancer usually involves surgery and chemotherapy. Sometimes, it includes radiotherapy. Surgery The first treatment for ovarian cancer

Ovarian cancer: what you need to know

What is ovarian cancer? Ovarian cancer is cancer of a woman’s ovary or ovaries. The ovaries are located on either

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