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Women's Wellness

Conditions More Commonly Diagnosed in Women 

American Chronic Pain Association

Endometriosis 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

 

Recommended Screenings

Bone Density

Who should have a bone density screening? WebMD offers the latest recommendations.

Breast Cancer

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

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.

Other Cancers

Cancer screening guidelines can be easily searched through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Frequent, important updates are maintained. 

 

Risk Assessments

Ovarian Cancer Risk Questionnaire

Breast Cancer Risk Questionnaire

Uterine Cancer Risk Questionnaire

Osteoporosis Risk Questionnaire

 

 

                   

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