Women's Health Experts Juneau AK

Local resource for women's health experts in Juneau, AK. Includes detailed information on local women's health experts that provide access to pregnancy risk information, breast care, treatment for ovarian cancer, infertility, sexually transmitted diseases, and bladder infections, as well as advice and content on menopause management.

Nell Ann Wagoner, MD
(907) 586-1717
3268 Hospital Dr Ste B
Juneau, AK
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wa Sch Of Med, Seattle Wa 98195
Graduation Year: 1983

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Carolyn Virden Brown
(907) 789-1812
2231 Jordan Ave
Juneau, AK
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Wagoner Nell Ann MD
(907) 586-1717
3268 Hospital Dr
Juneau, AK
 
Darnall Deana Anp Obstetrics & Gynecology
(907) 586-9868
1600 Glacier Ave
Juneau, AK
 
Juneau Medical Clinic
(907) 789-6766
9309 Glacier Hwy
Juneau, AK
 
Nell Ann Wagoner
(907) 586-1717
3268 Hospital Dr Suite B
Juneau, AK
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Lopez Coonjohn Heidi MD
(907) 796-8498
3240 Hospital Dr
Juneau, AK
 
Searhc Juneau Medical Center
(907) 463-4040
3245 Hospital Dr
Juneau, AK
 
Bartlett Regional Hospital
(907) 796-8488
3240 Hospital Dr
Juneau, AK
 
Harmony Health Clinic
(907) 364-2663
3220 Hospital Dr
Juneau, AK
 
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Strenuous exercise lowers lifetime breast cancer risk

Written by Jeff Behar, MS, MBA   

A new study at the University of Wisconsin-Madison reported that women who exercised more than 6 hours of strenuous recreational exercise each week had a 23 percent reduced risk of developing invasive breast cancer compared to women who never exercised.The reduction in risk was seen women who exercised early in life, after menopause, or in the recent past.

While women with a family history of breast cancer didn't have a reduced risk with exercise, all of the other women did, regardless of how old they were when they started exercising,

The study team interviewed 7,630 women who were free of breast cancer, 1,689 with very early-stage or in situ disease, and 6,391 with invasive breast cancer. All of the women ranged in age from 20 to 69.

A larger study, published in Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers & Prevention, found that among 16,000 women in all stages of life, those who engaged in vigorous physical activity most days of the week significantly lowered their risk of invasive breast cancer. ike the other study the results applied only to women without a family history of the disease.

The Relationship of Diet, Exercise and Cancer Risk

Numerous other studies have inventoried the breast health benefits of exercise, both in terms of prevention and survival.

It is also widely known that regular workouts help women maintain a healthy weight -- a key factor in fighting breast cancer.

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Juneau Health Center
3231 Glacier Hwy.
Juneau, AK 99801

Hours: Mon: Closed
Tues: 11:00am - 5:00pm
Wed: 2:00pm - 6:00pm
Thurs: Closed
Fri: 8:00am - 4:00pm
Sat: Closed
Sun: Closed
Note: We open at 1:00PM on the third Tuesday of each month.

Services: Juneau Health Center offers the following women's health services:

checkups when you have a reproductive/sexual health problem
breast exams
cervical cancer screening
colposcopy
fibroids evaluation
hormone replacement therapy
infertility education
mammogram referrals
menopause and midlife — testing and treatment
Pap test
sexual response education
routine physicals for women age 13 and older

urinary tract infections — testing and treatment
vaginal infections — testing and treatment
Other services we may provide include help with irregular periods or no periods, painful periods, painful sex, bleeding between periods, menstrual problems (premenstrual syndrome) or even a lost tampon.


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