Tag Archives: Women’s Health

Breast Cancer Survivability for Men and Women

While breast cancer is predominately a woman’s disease – men also get it. The 5 to 10 year survival rate after breast cancer diagnosis for both men and women is ~90% to 80%. While serving in the active duty Air Force during the mid-80s, I was shocked and surprised when my good friend Walter at the ripe old age of 19 years old was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer and went through life changing surgery. (more…)

Prevention and Treatment of Uterine Cancer

The health of a woman’s uterus is essential to the reproductive system and overall health.  Uterine tumor growth and cancer relationship awareness of this system is important to understand.  Your health & life could depend on this knowledge.  The uterus system is integral to the body and sensitive to cancer risk. During the child bearing years the wall lining of the uterus grows and thickens in preparation for pregnancy.  If a woman does not become (more…)