Gynecologic cancers directly affect a woman's fertility as they typically involve the uterus, cervix, fallopian tubes and ovaries. Depending on the type and stage of the cancer, GYN malignancies are usually treated with surgery, chemotherapy, radiation or a combination of these modalities.
It is relatively uncommon for younger women — those who have not yet started menopause — to be diagnosed with breast cancer, says Ellis Levine, MD, Chief of Breast Medicine at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center.
White blood cells, also called leukocytes or WBCs, are the centerpiece of the immune system’s response that helps your body fight off infections, destroy abnormal cells and prevent illness. What does it mean when levels of some of these cells are high or low?