As Breast Cancer Awareness Month begins, read Women’s Health to learn about the health concerns that greatly affect women. With topics from breast cancer screening to fertility and diabetes, and contributors such as actress Sasha Pieterse and gynecologist Dr. Marjorie Dixon, Women’s Health unites leaders in the healthcare industry to empower women to take ownership of their personal health and wellness.
For women, awareness about dense breasts, and understanding the screening options, could save lives — especially when dense breasts are part of the situation.
Best known for her role as Alison in Pretty Little Liars, actress Sasha Pieterse opens up about her experience with PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome), and why she’s launching her new book Sasha in Good Taste, coming to shelves on October 8th.
As a gynecologist and CEO of Anova Fertility & Reproductive Health in Toronto, Dr. Dixon is on a mission to educate women about the many options available, so they don’t have to suffer in silence. These options range from access to fertility planning and treatment, to minimally invasive surgeries, to the latest technologies for improving sexual function.
Genetic screening can provide medically actionable results, and Medcan uses state-of-the-art testing to build you a personalized health management plan.
Advances in fertility preservation are putting control back where it belongs: in the hands of women. Read Dr. David Gurau’s a crash course on the subject.
Sonography Canada strives for women to know their rights as a patient, and to educate themselves on the important role sonographers play in patient care.
Screening mammography identifies breast cancers at a smaller stage, before they can be felt, when they are less likely to have spread to other parts of the body and is associated with 40-60% lower risk of dying from breast cancer and decreases the need for more aggressive breast surgery, like a mastectomy and therapy.
Freda Labianca was no stranger to diabetes, but when the busy mom and blogger was diagnosed with it herself 11 years ago, it still came as a shock.
IBS is an uncomfortable conversation to have, but it’s important for women to know that they aren’t alone and that it’s a manageable condition.