Erin Andrews speaks out to raise awareness about cervical cancer
Now cancer-free, the sports reporter says she credits her early diagnosis for her recovery, and is urging women to visit their doctor and get screened routinely.
Erin Andrews spreads awareness about cervical cancer: What you should know
In 2018, more than 13,000 women could be diagnosed with invasive cervical cancer and more than 4,000 women could die from it, according to estimates from the American Cancer Society -- and it is often preventable with the regular screening. In 2016, "Dancing With the Stars" co-host Erin Andrews was
Woman becomes sister’s surrogate after breast cancer diagnosis
Randi Fishman said she was devastated to be told by doctors before the age of 30 that she should look into surrogacy after a recurrence of breast cancer . “It was really hard,” Fishman, now 34, told ABC News. “I definitely always thought it was something I was going to be able to do and the thought
In light of Lena Dunham's decision to get a hysterectomy
What is Endometriosis? The uterus is a small, hollow pear-shaped organ in a woman’s pelvis. The medical term for the membrane that lines the inside of the uterus is endometrium. So, what is endometriosis ? A normal endometrial tissue is inside the uterus. But sometimes a small amount of endometrial
Lena Dunham reveals why she underwent a hysterectomy at age 31
Lena Dunham has revealed that she underwent a hysterectomy after a long battle with endometriosis . In a first-person essay featured in the March issue of Vogue , the 31-year-old "Girls" star and creator wrote that she made the tough decision to have her uterus and cervix removed after a decade of
Private Facebook group with over 11K members a safe haven for women with menopause
When Gwen Harris was hit “like a ton of bricks” with menopause symptoms in her early 50s, she said she felt like she knew no one who could relate. “I felt literally like a fish out of water,” said Harris, 59, whose symptoms included sweating so severe she had to bring a change of clothes with her
First American baby born to a mother who received transplanted uterus
The doctors who performed the transplant and oversaw the birth opened up about the medical milestone.
Angelina Jolie on her new film and the importance of family
Jolie said that if there is one thing she hopes fans take away from this film, it is "love and family," but "most of all, dignity."
New study links C-sections with hysterectomy complications later in life
A new study found that women who undergo a cesarean section delivery may have an increased risk of complications when undergoing a hysterectomy later in life. Women who have undergone one cesarean delivery had a 31.1 percent increased risk of re-operation after a hysterectomy later in life, when
New study finds link between C-sections and hysterectomy complications later in life
Dr. Jennifer Ashton appears live on "GMA" to discuss what women should know about the new study.