First Uterus Transplant in US Gives Hope to Women With Rare Condition
For some women with a rare condition that has left them with little hope of bearing children, news of the first ever uterus transplant in the U.S. has offered hope that they may be able to carry children of their own. The procedure was done on Wednesday as part of a study at Cleveland Clinic.
What You Need to Know About Uterus Transplants
Doctors at the Cleveland Clinic said this week they will attempt to give 10 women the chance to be pregnant by providing them with a uterine transplant. Who Will Undergo Surgery? The study announced this week will attempt to help women unable to carry a pregnancy to term because of uterine factor
Model Elly Mayday Credits Instinct for Leading Her to Cancer Diagnosis
Plus-size model Elly Mayday credits listening to her own instincts with saving her life from a devastating cancer diagnosis. Mayday, 27, says she suffered extreme pain in her lower back and abdomen for two years. The pain was so severe she went to the emergency room multiple times. According to the
Model Says Trusting Her Instincts Saved Her Life From Cancer
Elly Mayday suffered extreme pain for two years before being diagnosed with stage 3 ovarian cancer.
Authorities Say Device May Be Responsible for Spreading Cancer
The FBI is investigating a device used to treat fibroids, or benign uterine tumors that affect up to half of women younger than 50.
Dr. Phil's 20 Foods to Eat to Lose Weight
It is great to welcome back Dr. Phil. Always he has so much going on. This morning is certainly no exception. He has a fascinating Dr. Phil episode of the you got to watch this. It airs later today. He'll tell us about that but also has a brand-new book out, a "New York times" best-seller called
Couple That Fought to Ban Medical Procedure After Wife's Cancer Looks Back at Year of Changes
After nearly a year of campaigning to ban a procedure favored by the medical community and dealing with his wife's life-threatening cancer diagnosis, Dr. Hooman Noorchashm said he finally feels his family is on solid ground again. "We think we’ve landed on our feet. It’s been a whirlwind for almost
Woman, Sterile From Mom's Pregnancy Drug at 25, Gets Mother's Day Miracle Baby
At the age of 25, Judith Helfand learned she had a rare, clear cell cancer and would never be able to have children. A radical hysterectomy in 1990 took her uterus, cervix, fallopian tubes, lymph nodes and the top third of her vagina. In 1963, while five weeks pregnant, Helfand’s mother was
FDA Warns Against Hysterectomy Technique That May Spread Cancer
A Boston couple behind a campaign to stop doctors from performing a controversial surgical procedure is applauding a new U.S. Food and Drug Administration warning against doctors performing the procedure called laparoscopic power morcellation. The FDA want doctors to stop using laparoscopic power
Two Boston Hospitals Change Surgical Technique After Cancer Debate
Two Boston hospitals have made changes to a controversial surgical procedure after questions arose about its safety. The technique, called morcellation, is characterized by a surgeon shredding tissue, usually fibroids or the uterus during a laparoscopic hysterectomy, that is then usually removed