Patient Resources & Info



General

Robotic Surgery in Gynecology

www.acog.org
American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology is the nation's leading group of professionals providing health care for women

www.webmd.com
Web MD provides health information and tools for managing your health

www.mayoclinic.com
Provides comprehensive information about the Mayo Clinic in addition to up-to-date news about the latest advances in medicine

www.medlineplus.gov
Medical information provided by the US National Library of Medicine and National Institute of Health

Dr. Bornstein on health care reform
WAVE 3 newscast of Dr. Bornstein discussing her visit to the White House for President Obama\'s conference on health care reform

 


Urogynecology

AAGL Response to FDA Patient Safety Statement on the Use of Surgical Mesh for Pelvic Organ Prolapse

www.augs.org
Urogynecologic Society (AUGS) is dedicated to research and education in urogynecology and improved care for women with lower urinary tract disorders

www.ichelp.org
Web site for Interstitial Cystitis

http://www.ic-network.com/diet/#icfoodlist
Bladder diet



Endometriosis

www.endometriosisassn.org
Non-profit organization that provides information about endometriosis in many languages

www.asrm.org
American Society of Reproductive Medicine

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
Patient Endometriosis education pamphlet ACOG AP013



Vulvodynia

www.nva.org
National Vulvodynia Association orwh.od.nih.gov/health/vulvodynia.html

www.healthywomen.org/vulvodynia



Osteoporosis

www.nof.org
National Osteoporosis Foundation 202-223-2226

www.shef.ac.uk/FRAX
To calculate your fracture risk



Infertility

www.asrm.org
American Society for Reproductive Medicine

www.resolve.org



Cancer

Ovarian Cancer Educational Brochures (Downloadable)

www.nci.nih.gov
National Cancer Institute 1-800-4CANCER provides brochures and information

www.Y-ME.org
National Breast Cancer Organization 1-800-221-2141 Provides support and counseling 24 hours/day (now called Breast Cancer Network of Strength)

www.cancer.org
American Cancer Society 1-800-ACS-2345, Mid-South Division Reach to Recovery 502-584-6783

www.fertilehope.org

Dedicated to helping cancer patients at risk for infertility

www.sharsheret.org

Support and information for Jewish and BRCA positive breast cancer patients and their families

Local Cancer Resource Centers
Baptist East (502)-896-3009
Norton Downtown (502)-629-5500
Norton Suburban (502)-893-1000
Mint Jubilee Cancer Resource Center (Brown Cancer Center) (502)-562-4158
Behavioral Oncology Clinical Service Breast Program, James Graham Brown Cancer Center
502-852-7843, Individual and group counseling; educational seminars for women facing breast cancer
Breast Cancer Support Group
502-585-6041, Group therapy and support for women with breast cancer. Individual counseling also available
Ovarian Awareness in Kentucky (OAK) 877-899-4504, Designed for women facing ovarian and other gynecologic cancers

Screening Programs:
University of Kentucky Ovarian Cancer Screening Clinic 1-800-766-8279
University of Louisville Ovarian Cancer Screening Program 502-852-7619



Domestic Violence

www.rainn.org
Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network 1-800-656-4673

www.ndvh.org
National Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-799-7233

www.nsvrc.org
National Sexual Violence Resource Center 1-877-739-3895

www.womenslaw.org/
Women’s Law

www.usdoj/owv
The U.S. Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women Spouse Abuse Center Domestic Violence Center for Women and Families for reporting abuse or receiving assistance 502-581-7222 or toll free 1-877-803-7577



Menopause

www.menopause.org
Women’s Pavilion Menopause Center 502-629-2207



Fibroids

Patient Education, Uterine Fibroids and Polyps

www.acog.com
American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology

www.asrm.org
American Society of Reproductive Medicine



Infection/Sexually Transmitted Diseases

www.cdc.gov
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention is the major federal resource for information and guidelines on community illnesses

www.acog.com
American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology has information related to STD prevention and treatment

www.ashastd.org/
American Social Health Association 1-800-227-8922 for dealing with genital herpes



Sexual Health/problems

www.kinseyinstitute.org/about/missionstatement.html
The Kinsey Institute

www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/sexualproblemsinwomen.html
Sexual Problems in Women

www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/sexualproblemsinmen.html
Sexual problems in men