The New Normal: What signs of cancer do you need to look out for?
News 12's Elizabeth Hashagen was joined by Dr. Monique De Four Jones and Dr. Jill Whyte to talk about the signs of cancer you need to look out for.
Estimates suggest that 1 in 8 women in the United States will develop breast cancer at some point in their life. What are the signs women should look for? What time of screenings are there?
How can you assess personal risk? Studies show that 75% of the time it's not family history.
Cervical cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths among women. What are some of the signs of cancer in reproductive areas?
More than half of pregnancy-related mortality in the United States occurs in the 12-month postpartum period, and about one-third occurs within the first year post-delivery. Pregnancy-related deaths are three to four times more common among Black or African American and American Indian/Alaska Native women than among Caucasian women.