My Story – High Cholesterol: A Family History of Cardiovascular Disease

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Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer Risk Factors: Ladies (and Gents), Please Read

Peach Ribbon for Uterine Cancer Awareness Download Informative Presentation Handout THIS INFORMATION IS BEING UPDATED for 2020, SO PLEASE CHECK BACK SOON. Read the companion piece, Breast Cancer Risk Factors. While this information is being updated, please keep in mind that estrogen-related factors account for 80% of uterine cancers and that obesity is a big part… Continue reading Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer Risk Factors: Ladies (and Gents), Please Read

My Story – Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer: Mammogram Results–One Less Thing to Worry About

As I mentioned in yesterday's post, among other things I had my annual screening mammogram done yesterday. Just 24 hours later, I am holding the faxed report in my hands with the word "BENIGN" in big bold letters. Scattered fibroglandular elements and calcifications were seen, all harmless. The only recommendation was to get another screening mammogram… Continue reading My Story – Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer: Mammogram Results–One Less Thing to Worry About

My Story – Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer: Triple-Header Tuesday

This is a quick update on my story before I publish the more important post on uterine cancer risk factors--hope you ladies of a certain age will check back very soon. Today I had my triple-header medical appointments. Amazingly, I left the house about 11:00 AM and returned about 2:30 PM--all went without a hitch.… Continue reading My Story – Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer: Triple-Header Tuesday

My Story – Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer: How to Make a New Cancer Patient Feel a Bit Better

The Bottom Line, Upshot, or Whatever Directional Phrase You Like Well, I am thankful to say that I seem to have found a good doctor. I saw my new gynecologic oncologist yesterday afternoon in West Orange, NJ. Not surprisingly, when I arrived I found out that the MRI report from Tuesday night had not been… Continue reading My Story – Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer: How to Make a New Cancer Patient Feel a Bit Better