Physicians for Women of Greensboro feels strongly that women are better patients when they are well informed. Below is a list of resources for your convenience. As always, please call the office if you have any questions.
- ACOG website Patient Page
This is the official website of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. It provides health columns from the leading experts in women's healthcare.
- American Cancer Society
The American Cancer Society (ACS) is a nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization committed to fighting cancer through balanced programs of research, education, patient service, advocacy, and rehabilitation.
- American Heart Association
The American Heart Association is a national voluntary health agency to help reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
- Breast Cancer
The official site of the National Alliance of Breast Cancer Organization. This is a resource site that provides links on Breast Cancer awareness, treatments and support.
- BRAC Analysis
BRACAnalysis® is a genetic test to find out if you have a BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation that increases cancer risk. A simple blood draw is all it takes to obtain a test sample. Knowing the results may make a world of difference, by empowering you and your doctor to take steps to reduce your risk for cancer.
- Essure website
The Essure procedure is the first and only FDA approved female sterilization procedure to have zero pregnancies in the clinical trials. The Essure procedure is permanent and is NOT reversible.
This website of the North American Menopause Society, contains information on menopause, perimenopause, early menopause, menopause symptoms and long-term health effects of estrogen loss, and a wide variety of strategies and therapies to enhance health.
- NovaSure website
"The NovaSure procedure, the quick, safe and simple one-time treatment with No Hormones and No Hysterectomy. NovaSure can treat excessive bleeding so that you can go on with your life.
This website is for the National Osteoporosis Foundation whose mission is to prevent osteoporosis and related fractures, to promote lifelong bone health, to help improve the lives of those affected by osteoporosis and to find a cure through programs of awareness, advocacy, public and health professional education and research.
- Over the Counter Medication List
- ThermaChoice website
GYNECARE THERMACHOICE is a quick (usually less than 30 minutes), simple, and minimally invasive treatment developed to reduce excessive menstrual bleeding without a hospital stay.
- Mirena Website
Mirena is a hormone-releasing system in your uterus to prevent pregnancy for as long as you want for up to 5 years.