Breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women.
In 2018, an estimated 266,120 women will be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer, while 63,960 will be diagnosed with non-invasive breast cancer. With early detection and treatment, women can fight back against breast cancer. Continue reading “October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month”
It is with mixed emotions, Atlanta Obstetrics & Gynecology is announcing Dr. Debra E. Brand’s retirement after 28 years of providing excellent care and service for her patients. Please join us in extending best wishes to Dr. Brand as she begins her new journey in life. We wish her much happiness and only the best in retirement.
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According to the CDC, this flu season has hit the United States harder than in recent years. Because pregnancy can increase the length of infection and can lead to more complications, such as pneumonia, it’s important to know how to prevent the flu during pregnancy.
Continue reading “Pregnancy and the Flu”
Nearly everyone will experience some type of stress in their lives. Stress can be caused by a variety of factors including, work, money, health, family and a laundry list of other items that are often unavoidable. You may know that long periods of stress and anxiety can leave you feeling tired and worn out, but did you know that it can have serious long-term effects on your health?
Continue reading “How Is Stress Affecting Your Health?”
Each year, it is estimated that there are 20 million new cases of Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) in the United States. Here’s your guide to preventing, diagnosing, and treating STIs.
Continue reading “Your Guide to Sexual Health”
While ovarian cancer is only the ninth most common cancer in women, it is the leading cause of death for cancers of the female reproductive system.
The ovaries are responsible for releasing eggs during ovulation and producing female hormones. Over time, cancerous cells can develop on ovarian tissue.
Continue reading “Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month”