Endometriosis is a complicated, debilitating disease that is poorly understood and all too frequently misdiagnosed. Most patients have experienced excruciating pain for years. More than 5. 5 million women in North America, and 176 million women worldwide suffer from endometriosis. Many of these women receive inadequate treatment. Endometriosis is a condition where the cells that … Read more

Endometrial Cancer Case Studies

Endometrial cancer is the most prevalent gynecologic malignancy in the Unites States. Even though the cancer occurs most frequently in postmenopauasal women, 5% of the total number cases are found in women 40 years and younger. These women usually have specific risk factors such as morbid obesity, chronic anovulation, and hereditary syndromes (Schuiling & Likis, … Read more

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) or Stein-Leventhal syndrome, is an endocrine disorder in women that has varying degrees of early and long-term reproductive and metabolic risk. PCOS is the most common female endocrinopathy during childbearing age with around 6%-10% of the population afflicted. (Palomba et al. , 2015). While many that have been diagnosed with PCOS … Read more