Inherited cancer syndrome is a disorder where changes in genes passed from a parent to child can cause an increased risk of cancer. Genetic testing is a way to learn if you have mutations associated with risk for cancer. Check out the video below about inherited cancer syndromes, genetic testing and genetic counselors to show…Details
“One-third of all cancer deaths in the U.S. each year are linked to diet and physical activity. To reduce the risk of developing certain types of cancers, it’s important to maintain a healthy weight, be physically active and eat a healthy diet.” Body Weight Being overweight may create a greater risk of developing breast, uterine/endometrial, cervical…Details
The Colorado Center for Gynecologic Oncology is excited to share our February Newsletter providing patients with new information, upcoming events and inspiring stories.
When we think of chocolate, it is often associated with sugar, or guilty pleasures, or simply guilt! Did you know that chocolate actually offers tremendous to our health and well-being? It can actually change the chemical make up of our brains in a short amount of time to make us happy, lift depression, and improve focus.Details
With the increased use of ultrasonography, and improved image quality, simple cysts are more frequently found. Recent studies show that it is extremely rare for these simple cysts to be malignant and therefore they may not need surveillance. Simple ovarian cysts on ultrasound can be considered normal findings and safely ignored, while complex cysts are…Details