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Pelvic Guru is excited to share GYN cancer recovery advice from a patient’s perspective. The words of wisdom are from a strong, wonderful woman who has gone through a comprehensive treatment plan including surgery, chemotherapy and radiation to fight stage 3 endometrial cancer. She has taken a very dedicated, proactive approach to recovery and is doing […]
Reblogged from The Chart: The United States Preventive Services Task Force issued their final recommendation on the PSA prostate cancer-screening test Monday, recommending against routine PSA exams for men of any age. The task force says the PSA exam and additional treatments that may follow, like radiation and surgery, result in far more harm than benefit. […]
“Generally, a woman has the same treatment schedule and will feel good at certain times during the chemotherapy cycle. When she is feeling strong enough to exercise, she should. If she is not feeling well, rest is important.” http://www.everydayhealth.com/ovarian-cancer/exercise-for-ovarian-cancer-patients.aspx?xid=tw_womenscancer_20120227_cancer Exercise is highly recommended when you feel you can tolerate it. Choose exercises that you can […]
Click on this blog post. Women not concerned about their partners using condoms? Reluctant to Use Condoms?!.
Gynecologic cancers include malignancies of the female genital tract involving the vulva, vagina, cervix, uterus, Fallopian tubes or ovaries. A common treatment involves radiation therapy (also known as radiotherapy). Radiation therapy involves treatment with high energy rays (such as x-rays) with the intent to shrink or kill cancer cells. The Radiation Elephant in the Room: […]