Tag Archives: Women

What This New 500 Women In Medicine Initiative Aims To Do – Forbes

Pictured here (clockwise from upper left) are Kate Gerull, Maren Loe, Iris Kuo, Tamara Sanchez Ortiz, and Jane Hayes, who founded 500 Women in Medicine (Photo: Courtesy of Kate Gerull)Courtesy of Kate Gerull This new initiative is called 500 Women in Medicine. But it could benefit many, many more people of all genders, both inside and outside… Read More »

Cervical Cancer Death Rates Alarmingly High Among Black Women in Alabama

Although cervical cancer is a preventable and highly curable disease, a new report released by Human Rights Watch reveals that Black women in Alabama are dying of this cancer at more than twice the national average, reports The Guardian. Cervical cancer was once a major cause of death for American women, but the advent of… Read More »

Mammograms Benefit Women Age 75 And Older

A new study presented at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) 2018 meeting suggests that women age 75 years and older should continue to undergo screening mammograms because of the high incidence of breast cancer among this cohort, reports RSNA. The study demonstrates that there is indeed value in screening women over 75—despite conflicting… Read More »