Ovarian Cancer
25th Feb

2015

Ovarian cancer is an uncommon cancer with 1500 Australian women diagnosed with this disease each year.  This means a 1% lifetime risk for Australian women and makes it about ten times less common than breast cancer. Unfortunately, there is no effective ...

Is having an ultrasound examination safe for my baby?
16th Feb

2015

Ultrasound has been used for over 50 years in obstetrics.  Initially it helped answering basic questions like: Is there a pregnancy and is the baby alive? Is there only one baby? Where is the placenta? Over the years the technology of this modality has ...

Ovarian Cysts
9th Feb

2015

Women in their reproductive years are constantly producing ovarian cysts – in fact every month a cyst (or the correct technical name follicle) develops in the ovary and may be seen on an ultrasound.   Many women worry about an ultrasound diagnosis of ...