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Thyroid Nodules: What Happens When You Find a Lump on Your Neck
Feeling a lump on your neck can leave you with a lump in your throat. But it's more normal than you know — even when it's down on your thyroid gland.
Hernias: What Happens When You Grow a Bump
You shouldn't ignore pain or a new bulge. But if your hernia is small and pain-free, you might be able to wait and see.
Off and Running to a New, Heart-Healthy Lifestyle
A heart attack and triple bypass surgery couldn't stop Craig Gaumer from keeping a promise to his daughter.
What to expect when your husband gets his Vasectomy
Gets a peak into what to expect when your husband gets a vasectomy.
Two Weeks from Diagnosis to Surgery
Like many women, West Des Moines' Courtney Bell, 35, didn't perform the recommended monthly self-exams on her breasts. But on a Saturday morning in October 2013, something told her she should.
Cancer Survivor Inspires Patients in Nepal
Declared cancer-free earlier this year, Sarah Coy joined the recent Above + Beyond Cancer mission trip to Nepal – with financial support from The Iowa Clinic Healthcare Foundation.
Don't Ignore a Lump
Don't wait, early diagnosis saves lives.
Unusual circumstance leads to early cancer diagnosis
Breast cancer runs in Julie Dressler's family. Her grandmother had it and, two years ago, her father learned that he had it as well.
“Healthy” With Cancer
Like many healthy women, Janna Foels, 46, delayed having her first mammogram.
From basic exams to surgeries, multiple approaches to breast health, General Surgeon Scott Hamling talks through The Iowa Clinic's comprehensive breast program.
The Power of a Shaved Head
Read one woman's story on why she decided to shave her head early on in her breast cancer journey.
Breast Care Coordination at The Iowa Clinic Women's Center
When diagnosed with breast cancer there's enough to worry about, let alone figuring out what appointments need to be made and when. At The Iowa Clinic Women's Center we seamlessly coordinate your care, managing every aspect of scheduling.