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Last week I was a guest on Joni Aldrich‘s radio show Treatment SOS. The interview is packed with knowledge every woman should know, including the different types of gynecological cancers, risk factors, symptoms, and screening. We discussed uterine/womb cancer, cervical, and ovarian cancer.  Listen to the interview below.

In my practice I am often asked about the differences between “cancer” and “pre-cancer.” Dysplasia, another word for precancer, is commonly misunderstood. Learn what it means- and see what your cervix looks like under a microscope in my Ask Doctor K video below. Visit my YouTube Channel, DoctorKTV, for more information on gynecologic oncology.

Here is a story from my practice highlighting the importance of not only getting screened for the BRCA mutation, but also following through with the surgery that could save your life.  I saw a 32 year old woman a few years ago. She was referred to me after being diagnosed with breast cancer. Her doctor… Read More

Known as the “silent killer,” ovarian cancer can sneak up on a woman with vague symptoms that mimic other common benign conditions. Abdominal or pelvic discomfort, urinary urgency, constipation, and pelvic fullness are common. But these same symptoms can occur from something as innocuous as a urinary tract infection or as common as diverticulitis. However,… Read More

In my practice I am often faced with difficult questions regarding how the stage of cancer is reached by the medical field, and what that means for a patient’s health and prognosis. Here are some explanations you may find helpful, as this can be a diffcult topic to address. The term malignancy describes cells that… Read More