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The Women's Center is dedicated to meeting the health care needs for women of all ages in a convenient and comfortable environment.
We are dedicated solely to women's health in one of the most modern, free-standing women's health care facilities in all of Los Angeles. Our expert team of board certified women's health specialists provide screenings, diagnosis, and treatment for a full range of health care issues, from minor tests to treating gynecologic cancers, fibroids, and a number of more serious health concerns.
Our team prides itself on their compassionate, expert care and their powerful commitment to the latest in women's health.
Screening and Diagnosis
- Gynecological Ultrasound
- Pap Test - Cervical Cancer Screening
- Biopsies of lymph nodes and other tissue
Treatments and Surgeries
- Hysteroscopy Laparoscopic Hysterectomies (with or without the removal of the fallopian tubes and ovaries)
- Full Laparoscopic Staging Operations (considered “key-hole” surgeries, done through as few as three small incisions)
- Uterine Fibroid Removal
- Endometriosis Treatment
- Ovarian Cyst Removal
Our Physicians Specialize in Minimally-Invasive Surgery
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Ovarian Cancer—Know The Warning Signs
Symptoms of ovarian cancer can often be confused with other less serious conditions such as gastrointestinal disorders. The majority of patients are identified in the advanced stages when the disease becomes more difficult to treat. Awareness of the risk factors, signs and symptoms, as well as your family history are all important to identifying the disease sooner.
Experts now believe it is the frequency and combination of symptoms that can help doctors distinguish between ovarian cancer and other conditions. If a woman experiences one or more of the following symptoms on most days within a three week period, they should discuss their concerns with their doctor.
- Increased abdominal size / persistent bloating (not bloating that comes and goes)
- Difficulty eating/feeling full quickly
- Abdominal or pelvic pain
- Needing to pass urine more urgently or more frequently
Women with ovarian cancer are most likely to have one or more of the above symptoms on a frequent basis. There can be other symptoms which also occur, including change in bowel habits, abnormal vaginal bleeding, fatigue, and unexpected weight loss or weight gain (in this instance around the abdomen). However these are less helpful when a doctor is trying to determine whether or not ovarian cancer is the cause.
Source: World Ovarian Cancer Day
If you or someone you love is experiencing these symptoms, please see a doctor as soon as possible.Diagnosis at an early stage vastly improves a woman’s chance of survival.