The Foundation for Women’s Cancer reports that in 2015, it was estimated that 98,280 women would be diagnosed with a gynecologic cancer and about 30,440 would die from the disease. The breakdown for the 5 types of gynecologic cancer from the American Cancer Society last year was as follows, in alphabetical order: Estimated new cases Estimated deaths Cervical cancer… Continue reading September Is Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month – Information & Stories Within
Still Life: Basket of Peaches by Raphaelle, Peale, 1816 Display Peach for Uterine Cancer Yesterday, June 14, 2016, I saw my regular gynecologist at the 30-month mark post-hysterectomy for uterine (endometrial) cancer. I thought the “no-Pap policy” discussion had been lain to rest . . . but not quite. You Can Say Anything If You Smile Since… Continue reading My Uterine (Endometrial) Cancer Story: Two-and-a-Half-Year Checkup–Pap or No Pap?
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Trying to keep VERY calm and love autumn. . . . Yes, it’s true. After my reprieve yesterday, when I received a benign mammography report by fax, today I got another one of those calls telling me I had cancer. This one's not so bad, though--nothing like the uterine cancer that's still inside of me.… Continue reading My Story – Basal Cell Carcinoma of the Scalp: Yet Another Cancer!
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