Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) can affect your entire body. Learn more about this condition and what can be done to treat it. PCOS is one of the most common endocrine disorders in women of reproductive age, but it often goes … Continue reading
Knowledge is power when it comes to detecting and beating ovarian cancer. Arm yourself with information this September during Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. These four facts could help save your life. 1. All women with ovaries run the risk of … Continue reading
Reducing your risk of skin cancer requires adjusting your attitude toward time spent in the sun. You are having lunch at your favorite restaurant with four of your closest girlfriends, and the setting couldn’t be more idyllic: You’re eating on … Continue reading
With proper screening and early detection, cervical cancer is the easiest gynecological cancer to treat, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Manage your cervical cancer risk by learning more about this preventable disease.
You might be surprised to know the number one cause of cancer death in women isn’t breast or ovarian cancer—it’s lung cancer.
Breast cancer awareness efforts have grown dramatically over the last two decades, leading to a greater knowledge of breast cancer symptoms and the need for routine screening. Unfortunately, that same level of awareness does not yet exist for ovarian cancer, and many U.S. women remain in the dark about how to detect this most malignant form of gynecological cancer.
If you can’t remember the last time you had a pap from your OBGYN then it’s likely been too long! St.Vincent is offering free paps for 3 days this November. Take advantage of this opportunity for this important health screening … Continue reading
For the sixth consecutive year, Saks Fifth Avenue, Keystone at the Crossing, is partnering with the St.Vincent Foundation to host the 2012 Key to the Cure fundraising event. Approximately 550 people will attend what promises to be a spectacular and … Continue reading
We invite all Eggheads, spouses and friends of St. Vincent Women of Hope to join us for an evening of sampling food cooked on The Big Green Egg, craft beer from Flat12 Bierwerks, music by the Connoisseurs Trio, and shopping … Continue reading
Do any of the men in your life chew tobacco? Do you? (Few women do, but I don’t want to leave anyone out here.) Smokeless tobacco dramatically increases the risk for oral cancer, which makes it a habit worth breaking … Continue reading