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Surgery For Women-Women and Surgery-Female Surgery

Women have unique needs when it comes to surgery. Learn more about the surgeries that women need.

After Hysterectomy Surgery: Women Speak Out
Considering a hysterectomy? Find out what women say about their lives after hysterectomy surgery. Share your own story about hysterectomy surgery, or find out what others have to say. See submissions

Breast Cancer Stages and Surgery Options
Standard breast cancer surgery options are based upon the stage of the disease. Learn more about what surgical treatments are best for different stages of breast cancer.

Breast Lumpectomy Surgery
What is a lumpectomy, why is it performed and when is a lumpectomy an option instead of a mastectomy.

Cryosurgery of the Cervix
Learn more about cryosurgery, or freezing problematic cells, to treat cervical problems in women.

Dilation and Curretage (D&C)
Learn more about this commonly performed procedure, who needs it and how it is performed.

Hysterectomy Interview With Astrid
If you are considering a hysterectomy, find out what to expect from women who have had a hysterectomy. This interview with a real woman who has had a hysterectomy offers insight into the procedure and advice for yours.

Hysterectomy-All About Hysterectomy
All about hysterectomy, why you may need it, how you can avoid it, and what to expect after you have one.

Mastectomy Surgery - An llustrated Guide
A guide to the different types of mastectomy and the reasons they are performed from About.com Guide to Breast Cancer Pam Stephan.

Myomectomy: An Alternative to Hysterectomy
Myomectomy is a surgical treatment for fibroid tumors and an alternative to hysterectomy.

Question and Answer--Do I Need a Pap Smear After a Hysterectomy?
Do I need a Pap smear after a hysterectomy? Who should have a pap smear? Do lesbians need Pap smears? When is the best time to have a pap smear?

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