Category Women’s Health

Goiter: What to Do If You Have It

Goiter

Goiter is a disorder in which the thyroid gland enlarges and becomes more visible. Located in the neck behind the Adam’s apple. The thyroid gland is a small, butterfly-shaped gland that produces thyroid hormone. A goiter (pronounced “GOI-tur”) is an…

Uterine Cancer

Uterine cancers can be of two types: endometrial cancer (common) and uterine sarcoma (rare). Endometrial cancer can often be cured. Uterine sarcoma is often more aggressive and harder to treat. Also, it typically develops after menopause. Obese women are more…