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IUDs May Have a Surprising Benefit: Protection Against Cervical Cancer

Considered a safe and highly effective contraception method, intrauterine devices (IUDs) may also be quietly offering protection against the third-most common cancer in women worldwide.
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IUDs May Have a Surprising Benefit: Protection Against Cervical Cancer

A comprehensive study finds that intrauterine devices may decrease the incidence of cervical cancer by a third.
Considered a safe and highly effective contraception method, intrauterine

New 3-D Ultrasound Trial Seeks Women With Dense Breast Tissue

A new research project at USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center is actively recruiting women with dense breast tissue to examine the effectiveness of a novel

What to Ask Your Doctor When You Have Breast Cancer

Early detection with self exams and regular, high quality mammograms can catch breast cancer when it’s very treatable. Newer technologies, such as 3D mammography (also

Is There a Better Way to Treat Uterine Fibroids?

Uterine fibroid embolization is a minimally invasive procedure that is a new alternative to surgery — but is it right for you?
Uterine fibroids are extremely

Why Women Get More Headaches Than Men

No, it’s not that women are more sensitive to pain than men; there’s a biological reason behind the difference.

Throughout their lives, women are more likely

Does Wearing High Heels for Your Holiday Party Cause Chronic Back Problems?

It’s the most wonderful time of the year — for everything but your feet.
If your holiday party schedule is nonstop, you may be spending more

Fact or Fiction: Plan B Increases Cancer Risk in Women?

Plan B emergency contraception is available over-the-counter and used by thousands of women a year. But does taking it increase a woman’s risk of cancer?
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Teaming Up On Breast Cancer

When it comes to tackling breast cancer, two — or three, or five — team members are better than one.
Breast cancer is a complex disease,