Understanding the 5 Stages of Breast Cancer and Prognosis

Posted by West Suburban Medical Center on Aug 28, 2019 11:52:25 AM

Considering that there are more than 3.1 million breast cancer survivors as reported by the American Cancer Society, most people are personally affected by breast cancer either directly or through association. Understanding the stages of breast cancer and prognosis for each stage can be extremely confusing. Thankfully, there is a wealth of information available for those who are dealing with a breast cancer diagnosis and for their families. The following can help you interpret these facts and better understand the stages of breast cancer and prognosis for each.

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Topics: Women's Health

The Important Role of Gynecologic Care in Women's Health

Posted by West Suburban Medical Center on Aug 12, 2019 1:38:39 PM

Women have varying individual needs at different ages and stages of their lives. But at every age, gynecological care is an essential component of routine health maintenance for all women—whether or not specific health concerns need to be addressed. 

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Topics: Women's Health

Seven Common Reproductive Health Concerns for Women

Posted by West Suburban Medical Center on Jul 26, 2019 2:24:17 PM

When it comes to reproductive health, many women suffer from serious concerns. Your reproductive health can impact your fertility, your moods, and your energy levels. Understanding common reproductive health concerns can make it easier for you to approach your doctor about potential treatment--or even to simply understand the difference between what's "normal" and what you may need a little more help to manage.

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Topics: Women's Health

Five Common Health Problems That Can Be Prevented

Posted by West Suburban Medical Center on Jul 13, 2019 4:10:00 PM

When it comes to your health, there are a number of steps you can take to stave off illness and infection. Many medical issues can be avoided or minimized in severity by proactively addressing your concern before your health takes a turn for the worse. Even people who live the most active and healthy lifestyles are susceptible to common health ailments, germs and diseases.

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Topics: Women's Health

Improving Women's Health: Challenges, Prevention and Access

Posted by West Suburban Medical Center on Jun 28, 2019 4:47:40 PM

If you’re like most women, you’re a multi-tasker balancing a full-time job, child care, and household tasks. With everything you have going on in life, it’s easy to forget about taking care of yourself. Studies have found that nearly half of women admit to neglecting their own health, and the number one reason is time. Women simply don’t feel comfortable taking time away from work and other obligations for medical appointments.

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Topics: Women's Health

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