Ovarian Cancer

The burden…The American Cancer Society estimates for ovarian cancer in the United States for 2018 22,240 women will receive a new diagnosis of ovarian cancer. About 14,070 women will die from ovarian cancer. Compared to breast cancer the death rate … Continue Reading

Screening for Breast cancer: Facts and Myths

Facts…. Breast cancer burden… The American Cancer Society’s estimates for breast cancer in the United States for 2018 are: -About 266,120 new cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed in women. -About 63,960 new cases of carcinoma in situ … Continue Reading

Abnormal Uterine Bleeding

Abnormal uterine bleeding is a common gynecological complaint for which women seek consultation with a Gynecologist. Following an examination, a pelvic ultrasound is routinely performed. The main purpose of the ultrasound examination is to determine a cause for the abnormal … Continue Reading


Pelvic pain in women, whether sudden in onset or of long standing is one of the most common symptoms that leads to a gynecologist visit. Following a physical examination and symptom assessment a pelvic ultrasound is often ordered. Ready availability, … Continue Reading

Breast Pain and Fibrocystic Changes

Breast pain is a common problem that affects 70–80% of women at some point in their lives and is most frequent in premenopausal women. The most common underlying cause is fibrocystic change, a benign alteration of the terminal lobular ductal … Continue Reading

Why Breast Exams are so Important

Breast Imaging The Pink Door Imaging for Breast and Gynecological Imaging offers patients comprehensive breast imaging screening and diagnostic services. The Pink Door Imaging offers breast ultrasound, a non-radiological exam performed to identify tumors or abnormalities that may not be … Continue Reading

Breast Symptoms: Nipple Discharge

Discharge from a nipple in a woman who is not pregnant or breast feeding is an abnormal symptom. A study showed that about 3-9% of patients reporting to a breast clinic with a breast symptom presented with a nipple discharge. … Continue Reading


Dense Breast

What is a Dense Breast? Dense breast is a term used in mammographic reports to describe the volume of fibroglandular tissue in the breast. There are four grades of density reported on a mammogram, the least dense is a breast … Continue Reading