Receiving a diagnosis of breast cancer is news that no one wants to hear. But imagine if you were diagnosed with breast cancer while pregnant. When a normal pregnancy becomes complicated, or a woman with a medical issue is expecting, she needs highly specialized care. Being pregnant with breast cancer, or any other form of [...]
Does the scent of freshly baked apple pie or a blend of cinnamon and pumpkin have an emotional effect on you? Learn about how you can use scents from essential oils to improve your health.
Plant foods like vegetables, fruits, whole grains and beans contain a variety of cancer fighters including vitamins, minerals, fiber and phytochemicals. Learn how to include more plant-based foods into your diet.
Deb Improta had a long history of breast and ovarian cancer, learn how genetic testing helped her make some difficult decisions.
Even though we cannot change our genetic make-up, we can use knowledge of it to ward off cancer. Learn more about cancer genetic counseling.
Meet Ashley Weeks, a Rhode Island resident and learn how genetic testing and a colonoscopy at Women & Infants saved her life.
Here's what one physician from Women & Infants has to say about the new legislation passed recently, mandating all seventh graders receive the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine before returning to school for the 2015-2016 school year.
At age 37, Angelina Jolie had her breasts and ovaries removed in an effort to reduce her risk of getting cancer. The big screen actress, who has a strong family history of cancer, made the decision to have the surgeries after learning that she inherited a mutation of the BRCA1 gene - an indicator [...]
A new device, called the MarginProbe™ System, provides surgeons with real-time positive cancer detection for breast cancer patients during a lumpectomy.
A research team based at Women & Infants Hospital discovered that a bilateral mastectomy to treat cancer has significant effects on a woman’s sexual pleasure.