Women and doctors want to improve this necessary checkup.
“Oraleen came to us because she was told she had no other options.”
At her first chemo session, Elizabeth Shatzkin swore she’d be so strong & healthy in 5 years that she’d go ice climbing.
Mothers with PPD often hide their feelings and say they’re “fine” because they don’t want to worry anyone or be judged.
“Look for a doctor who takes your symptoms seriously and offers a treatment plan composed of different treatment options.”
“This study proves that women need to be taken seriously when they complain of chest pain.”
To fight the despair of her ovarian cancer diagnosis, Kim wore themed costumes and bright wigs to her chemo sessions.
Can you really get herpes from a toilet seat or from sharing silverware or a towel?
Symptoms are subtler for women, and sometimes are overlooked both by the patient and the physician.
“People who have a great caregiver generally get through treatment better than patients who are more isolated.”