Do You Have a Question for Our Experts? #DOCTALKS

Posted by Nichole Baxter on 4/3/18 4:22 PM

Send us your health questions by posting on social media* with "#DOCTALKS," or comment on one of our #DOCTALKS posts. Your health questions can be answered by one of our expert health care providers.

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5 Questions About Endometriosis

Posted by Mona Orady, MD on 3/30/18 9:37 AM

Dr. Mona Orady is a gynecologist and minimally invasive gynecologic surgeon at Dignity Health Medical Group - Saint Francis/St. Mary's. She is also the Medical Director of Robotic Surgery at Saint Francis Memorial hospital.

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Endometrial Cancer: Risk Factors, Warning Signs, and Treatment

Posted by Mona Orady, MD on 3/15/18 9:00 AM

In 2018, The American Cancer Society estimates that about 63,230 new cases of uterine cancer will be diagnosed resulting in more than 11,000 deaths. Endometrial cancer is the most common form of uterine cancer and if it caught early, it is one of the most treatable and least deadly gynecological cancers. Unfortunately, the warning signs are often ignored.

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Colon Cancer: Screening, Prevention, and Treatment

Posted by Jagrati Mathur, MD on 3/6/18 1:29 PM

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and a great time to talk about colon cancer screening, prevention, and treatment. Colon cancer is the second leading cause of death from cancer among men and women in the United States. There are 136,000 estimated new cases of colon cancer diagnosed every year and about 50,000 colon cancer deaths reported annually.

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Minimizing the Ouch Factor – 9 Tips to Make Vaccinations Easier for Kids

Posted by Nichole Baxter on 2/14/18 10:51 AM

If you’re taking your child in for their flu shot or vaccinations, you’ll want to be prepared. Comforting your child before, during, and after a shot can help reduce the risk of developing a fear of needles.

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