Focus on Family: Dr. Nicole E. Williams discusses women’s health issues

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Dr. Nicole E. Williams

The Gynecology Institute of Chicago
845 N Michigan Avenue
Chicago
(312) 929-9191
www.gynecologyinstitute.com

Top Three Gynecological Issues

HPV:
Note – HPV is so common that nearly all sexually active men and women get the virus at some point in their lives.
79 million Americans affected
14 million new infections yearly
Causes up to 70% of cervical cancers
HPV vaccine available

Pelvic Disorders:
Endometriosis
Dyspareunia
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
Vulvodynia/Vulvar vestibulitis

Gynecological Cancers:

Ovarian cancer
Only 45% overall survival rate

Cervical Cancer
13,000 diagnosed yearly

Uterine cancer
Most common gynecological cancer