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Updates in Breast Cancer Screening and Surgical Treatment

Women's Health

Breast cancer is one of the most common, yet one of the most treatable cancers in women. Director of Breast Imaging Susan Harvey, M.D. and breast surgeon Lisa Jacobs, M.D. discuss Johns Hopkins’ latest perspectives on mammography guidelines and the trend toward more limited surgery for breast cancer.

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Minimally Invasive Treatment for Uterine Fibroids

Women's Health
Uterine fibroids are non-cancerous growths that develop from the muscle tissue of the uterus. They are most common in women aged 30–40 years but they can occur at any age and can vary in size and shape. Interventional radiologist, Brian Holly, M.D., and gynecologist, Khara Simpson, M.D., will host an interactive webinar to discuss a non-surgical alternative for uterine fibroids called uterine fibroid embolization (UFE).  Find out if you are an ideal candidate for this treatment and the benefits of the procedure. 
 

Managing Menopause Matters

Women's Health
Menopause is a natural part of aging in women. It affects each woman differently, and the symptoms associated with menopause can be difficult for some. Learn from Wen Shen, M.D., director of the Menopause Consultation Clinic, about menopause symptoms and the latest treatment options. Knowing what to expect can help you stay as healthy as possible during this phase of your life. 
 

Know your Heart - A Guide to Heart Disease for Women

Women's Health

In this informative session, Pamela Ouyang, M.D., director of the Johns Hopkins Women’s Cardiovascular Health Center, covers the key differences between men and women, including risks for and development of heart attacks and heart failure. 

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Fertility Preservation – What You Need to Know

Women's Health

Fertility preservation is an option for women who face infertility due to medical treatments or who want to delay conception for personal reasons. Endocrinologist Mindy Christianson discusses the services and resources for fertility preservation at the Johns Hopkins Fertility Center.

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Take the Floor- and Break Free from Pelvic Floor Disorders

Women's Health

Physicians and specialists from the Johns Hopkins Women’s Center for Pelvic Health discuss the causes, symptoms and treatment of pelvic floor disorders.

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A Cure for Hepatitis C – Discover Your Treatment Options

Women's Health

Are you at risk or have you been diagnosed with Hepatitis C? Infectious disease specialist Dr. Mark Sulkowski discusses the treatment, management and cutting edge therapies that can cure patients with Hepatitis C.

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Advances in Gynecologic Cancer Care and Genetic Testing

Women's Health

Gynecologic oncologists Rebecca Stone, M.D. and Edward Tanner, M.D. discuss how genetic testing can help assess your risk for gynecologic cancers and provide personalized care to women needing treatment.

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Discover Your Options for Breast Reconstruction

Women's Health

Women facing breast cancer have many decisions around their treatment and care, including breast reconstruction if mastectomy is part of their treatment plan. Breast reconstruction surgeons Michele Manahan and Gedge Rosson will discuss all options for breast reconstruction, including breast implants and free flap transfer, and considerations that should be made for each. Delayed reconstruction will also be discussed for women who had breast cancer in the past and chose to not receive breast reconstruction at the time of their treatment.

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Breast Cancer Risk: Is Genetic Testing Right for You?

Women's Health

Johns Hopkins surgical oncologist and genetics expert David Euhus will discuss the benefits of genetic testing and what to consider before deciding to be tested.

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A Woman's Guide to Better Bladder and Bowel Control

Women's Health

Do you suffer from bladder or bowel incontinence? You’re not alone and this prevalent condition can be treated effectively. Join gynecologist Victoria Handa, M.D. and colorectal surgeon Susan Gearhart, M.D.,to learn more about treatment options, including nonsurgical therapies and surgical procedures, and what to expect afterward. 

 

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Losing Weight and Lowering Risk: What You Need to Know about Women's Cancer and Nutrition

Women's Health

Did you know that up to one-third of cancer deaths in women are attributed to excess body weight? During this interactive webinar, Director of Gynecologic Oncology, Amanda Fader, and oncology dietitian, Mary-Eve Brown discuss the correlations between excess weight and the risk of certain women's cancers.
 

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Obesity and the Risk for Women's Cancers

Women's Health

Director of Gynecologic Oncology, Amanda Fader, M.D. discusses risk factors for women's cancer and what you can do now to help minimize the risk.

 

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Debunking the Myths about Mammography

Women's Health

Breast Cancer Detection and What you Need to Know

Women's Health

Two-time breast cancer survivor, Lillie Shockney, R.N., discusses a range of breast cancer topics, from statistics and risk factors to detection, diagnosis, treatment options and survivorship.

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Innovative Ways to Manage Pelvic Pain

Women's Health

Stacey Scheib, M.D. shares the latest advancements in pelvic pain diagnosis and treatment.

 

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Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Not Just for Men Anymore

Women's Health

Sleep experts discuss how sleep apnea differs in men and women, risk factors for women and treatments options.

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Hidden Hernias: Uncovering the Best Treatment for Women

Women's Health

Men aren’t the only ones who suffer from hernias. Listen to Dr. Hien Nguyen as he describes the most effective treatment options for women who suffer from hernias.

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Urinary Incontinence: A Confidential Webinar on When to Get Help

Women's Health

Dr. James Wright addresses incontinence issues and explains how to enjoy a better quality of life with this condition.

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Other Common Hand Problems

Women's Health

Learn how to prevent and alleviate common hand problems with Drs. Scott Lifchez and Jaimie Shores.

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Battle of the Bulge: Common Hernias and their Treatments

Women's Health

Join Dr. Hien Nguyen to learn about the types and treatment of common hernias.

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Heart of a Woman

Women's Health

Dr. Lili Barouch explains key differences between men and women’s heart health. Women often present different risk factors and symptoms than men.

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Improving Your Silhouette After Breast Cancer

Women's Health

Learn about the various cosmetic options available for women after breast cancer. Breast cancer survivor Lillie Shockney, RN shares insight on newer forms of reconstruction.

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Nutrition in Pregnancy: A Weighty Issue

Women's Health

Learn about the impact of obesity on pregnancy. Learn from Dr. Janice Henderson how you can positively change your and your baby’s health by making smart food choices.

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Breast Health throughout the Life Cycle

Women's Health

Connie Ziegfeld, MS RN shares age-specific breast health concerns. Find out what women of all ages should be aware of.

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Do You Suffer from Chronic Pelvic Pain?

Women's Health

Chronic pelvic pain affects 30% of all women. Learn about this condition and its treatment options.

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Treatment Options for Uterine Fibroids

Women's Health

Drs. Catherine Sewell and Kelvin Hong explain uterine fibroids and which treatments are available for women who suffer from them.

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Menstrual Problems in Adolescents

Women's Health

Join Dr. Delese LaCour as she discusses common menstrual problems in young girls. Learn what to expect and when to meet with your doctor.

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