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Posters featuring survivors and facts about gynecologic cancer help raise awareness about gynecologic cancer and related symptoms. They may be used in a variety of settings, such as medical offices or clinical practices, at health fairs, in workplaces, and other community settings.
Symptoms are not the same for everyone, and each gynecologic cancer (cervical, ovarian, uterine, vaginal, and vulvar cancers) has its own symptoms. See a doctor if you have any other warning signs that last for two weeks or longer and are not normal for you.
Wishing a Happy #MothersDay to all moms. Our #TreatingForTwo initiative is committed to helping expectant moms have healthier pregnancies through safer medication use. Explore our resources, and talk with your healthcare provider about treatment options that work best for you.
What Every Young Woman Needs to Know About Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Breast cancer is the most common cancer in American women. 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer during her life. 11% of women diagnosed with breast cancer in the U.S. are younger than 45 years old. Learn about the Bring Your Brave campaign for more information.
Hospitals play a vital role in supporting moms to be able to breastfeed. CDC’s most recent #VitalSigns report shows that hospital support for breastfeeding has improved since 2007. This is good news. Breastfeeding is one of the most effective things a mother can do for her baby’s health, and breastfeeding has benefits for her health, too.
CDC researchers found that 1 in 10 pregnant women aged 18-44 years reported consuming alcohol and about 1 in 33 reported binge drinking in the past 30 days. This means that about one third of pregnant women who consume alcohol engage in binge drinking.