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Breast Health and Cancer Prevention

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It's a time to promote healthy practices, overall breast health, and self-inspection methods.

What is Ovarian Cancer?

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Ovarian Cancer, depending on the stage and time of detection, is found near or on the outer layer of the ovary, the small organs on either side of the uterus that store eggs and produce estrogen and progesterone.

What to expect during your Well Woman Visit

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What is an annual exam?

An annual exam is a routine physical exam that includes a general health exam, breast exam, and pelvic exam. This kind of exam is also sometimes referred to as a check-up, annual pap, or preventive visit. You should begin seeing a gynecologist by the age of 21 for pap smears, or earlier if you are sexually active.