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Skin Cancer Check

Skin Cancer Screening Starts With You: Know What to Look For

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States, and it’s on the rise. Skin cancer can affect anyone at any age, with more than three-and-a-half million skin cancer cases diagnosed each year—that’s more than the incidence of breast, prostate, lung and colon cancers combined. Melanoma[…]

Female Generations

Breast and Ovarian Cancer: Can Genetic Counseling Help Determine Risk?

With Angelina Jolie in the news recently for preventatively having her ovaries removed—following a preventative double mastectomy just two years ago—many women have questions about genetic counseling and the role it can play in determining your risk for breast and ovarian cancer. If you test positive for one of the[…]

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What’s In Your Genes?

Genetic counseling might sound a little extraordinary, but there are a number of reasons why ordinary people seek it out. A couple planning a pregnancy may have concerns about a family history of disease. Or a woman whose mom and sister both had breast cancer might want to know more[…]

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The “Hip” Hip Replacement: Anterior Total Hip Replacement

Total hip replacement is one of the most successful and reproducible surgeries for relieving pain and increasing function if you suffer from osteoarthritis in your hip.  Traditionally, hip replacements were performed through two approaches–posterior or anterolateral—but the anterior method is gaining popularity as the “hip” hip replacement. When you have[…]

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Bike like a girl: Working moms push the limits

“When did doing something ‘like a girl’ become an insult?”  That is the question Always feminine products asked us this year during their Super Bowl commercial. Anne Arundel Medical Center nurses Kristin Seibert and Andréa Williams started asking this question last summer when they decided to train for Race[…]

  1. Carla Gore: Wow! You go girls! Very impressive!