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Facebook Live Conversation with Dr. Woods

Facebook Live Conversation with Dr. Woods

Check out the recording of the Facebook Live Conversation with Dr. Woods on Menopause and the challenges associated with Breast Cancer.

Press Release: New Book by UR Medicine Gynecologist, Wilmot Experts Explores Menopause and Breast Cancer

Press Release: New Book by UR Medicine Gynecologist, Wilmot Experts Explores Menopause and Breast Cancer

New Book by UR Medicine Gynecologist, Wilmot Experts Explores Menopause and Breast Cancer.

Living with the Challenges of Breast Cancer and Menopause

Living with the Challenges of Breast Cancer and Menopause

We are excited to announce the launch of our newest addition to The Little Book of Menopause book series addressing Living with the Challenges of Breast Cancer.

Can Some Cancer Patients Take Hormone Replacement Therapy?

Can Some Cancer Patients Take Hormone Replacement Therapy?

When someone receives the diagnosis of cancer, life changes forever. Just one minute before, that individual and her family led normal lives. Never more. They suddenly are flooded with questions. “What does this mean? What can be done? Do I need a second opinion? Do I need surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and/or immunotherapy? Am I going to die? And again, what did you just say?”

Breast Cancer: Tragedy, Followed by Discovery, Then Played Forward

Breast Cancer: Tragedy, Followed by Discovery, Then Played Forward

This short article, sent anonymously by a gynecologist to the periFACTS OB/GYN Academy, describes one man’s journey to discovery.

I am a physician, a husband, a father, and a grandfather. Many years ago, at the age of 43, my former wife was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer and died at age 47. Our journey began the day before Valentine’s Day when her mammogram was scheduled. I had ordered flowers to be delivered the next day. What should have been a perfect Valentine’s Day instead was filled with phone calls to a surgeon and an oncologist regarding how to manage breast cancer. While outsiders might have felt sympathy, sadness, even pity, could they really understand the significance of those next four years? The path my wife and I took can truly be appreciated only by those who have traveled it.

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