It’s an amazing thing seeing a dream come to life. You dare to let yourself imagine something beautiful, and you hope desperately for the day it comes true. When it finally does, it’s almost surreal. On Dec. 1, Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas announced the first birth in the U.S. of a baby to … Continue reading Uterus transplant: Once a dream, now reality
News this week that routine annual pelvic exams for healthy women may not be necessary is undoubtedly causing confusion for women across the country. As The Los Angeles Times reported on Monday: The routine pelvic exam endured by healthy women at their physician’s office is a yearly ritual that frequently produces pain, anxiety and embarrassment … Continue reading Breaking down recommendation to discontinue routine pelvic exams
Medical imaging is an integral part of most every cancer journey. If your doctor suspects cancer, one of the next steps will likely be an appointment with a radiologist. You’ve probably heard the term radiology or radiologist, but do you understand what role the radiologist plays in your care? Do you know what to expect if … Continue reading Understanding Radiology: What is a Radiologist?