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Breast augmentation (breast implants)

Women have breast augmentations (breast enlargement or breast implant procedure) for many reasons. Learn about the procedure and the questions to ask.

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Living with breast cancer

If you have been diagnosed with breast cancer, discover ways to comfortably manage your daily life by reading the tips on this page.

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Recovering from breast cancer surgery

Trusted information if you have been gone under breast cancer surgery and discover recovery tips by reading this page.

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Contraceptive implant

A contraceptive implant is inserted under your skin and offers an effective, convenient, long-term contraception option, safe for use by most women.

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MRI scan

An MRI scanner uses strong magnetic fields, radio waves and a computer to take pictures of the soft tissue inside of your body. Learn more about the benefits, process, side effects and complications of MRI scan.

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Female reproductive system

The female reproductive system contains the organs responsible for reproduction. Learn about its functions and what can go wrong.

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Intrauterine contraceptive device (IUD)

An intrauterine device (IUD) is a highly effective and reliable method of contraception. The two types available are the copper IUD and the hormonal IUD.

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The pill (combined oral contraceptive pill)

The combined oral contraceptive pill, usually called simply 'the pill', is an effective hormonal contraceptive method which can also offer other benefits.

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Getting pregnant

Trusted information on getting pregnant including the best time to get pregnant, the male and female sexual organs, menstruation, hormones and chromosomes.

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