Conditions More Commonly Diagnosed in Women
American Chronic Pain Association
National Lymphedema Network
National Osteoporosis Foundation
National Vulvodynia Association
North American Menopause Society
Interstitial Cystitis Association
Interstitial Cystitis Network
Women's Sexual Health Foundation
Who should have a bone density screening? WebMD offers the latest recommendations.
The most recent U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) guidelines and the supporting evidence are easily searched here. As well, you can familiarize yourself with the members of the USPSTF group and find links to important literature used in forming their position.
The Science Based Medicine website is devoted to exploring issues between science and medicine. The Blog devoted to the controversies surrounding the USPSTF recommendations on breast cancer screening is very insightful and illuminates some of the non-scientific arguments that point to the emotions surrounding the diagnosis of breast cancer.
Cancer Risk and Genetic Testing (BRCA Gene)
Cervical cancer is the easiest female cancer to prevent, with regular screening tests and follow-up. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends Pap tests for women ages 21 to 65.
Cancer screening guidelines can be easily searched through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Frequent, important updates are maintained.
Ovarian Cancer Risk Questionnaire
Breast Cancer Risk Questionnaire
Uterine Cancer Risk Questionnaire
Osteoporosis Risk Questionnaire