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Posts From March, 2015

Endometriosis Awareness Month

By editor
March 23, 2015

March is Endometriosis Awareness Month Endometriosis is defined as the presence of endometrial tissue that is outside of the uterine cavity. It affects 6-10% of women of reproductive age, and upwards of 50-60% of women and adolescent girls with pelvic pain. It also is seen in up to 50% of women with infertility. There is ... read more


Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

By editor
March 23, 2015

March is National Colorectal Awareness Month, symbolized by a blue ribbon. Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed among men and women in the United States, and the lifetime risk of developing colorectal cancer is approximately five percent. Luckily, screening tests are available to detect this cancer early, when treatment has the highest ... read more