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HPV 101

HPV 101

With thousands of new cases each day the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is very common and is a direct precursor to several different types of cancers. It’s time for HPV 101. Human papillomavirus is an infection spread by skin to skin contact of the genital region. Intercourse is the most common way to get HPV, but […]

Bladder Cancer Awareness Month

Bladder Cancer Awareness Month

More than 80,000 people will be diagnosed with Bladder Cancer this year. Here is what you need to know about Bladder Cancer Awareness Month. May is Bladder Cancer Awareness Month. And while instances of Bladder Cancer are higher in men, the number of women diagnosed each year is growing. Women’s Cancer and Surgical Care wants […]

Sometimes, You’ve Got to Put Yourself First

Sometimes, You’ve Got to Put Yourself First

Mother’s spend so much time taking care of others, they regularly forget to take care of themselves. This Mother’s Day we want you to remember… Sometimes, You’ve Got to Put Yourself First. It may not be surprising, but at Women’s Cancer and Surgical Care we really value the health and happiness of our patients. Many […]

Spring Cleaning for Your Health

Spring Cleaning for Your Health

Spring has sprung and it’s the perfect time to get rid of dust, clutter, and unhealthy habits. It’s time to do some Spring Cleaning for Your Health! Spring and Cleaning just go together. The longer, warmer days provide the perfect opportunity to do some of the chores/changes you may have been putting off. Women’s Cancer […]

Become a Colorectal Cancer Crusader

Become a Colorectal Cancer Crusader

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, and we want to share with you how to Become a Colorectal Cancer Crusader. As is the case with any cancer, the stats on colorectal cancer are grim. It is the 3rd most common type of cancer and causes the 2nd highest number of deaths. Over 50,000 people die […]

Stop Cancer Before it Starts

Stop Cancer Before it Starts

Awareness is important, but cancer prevention is absolutely vital. February is National Cancer Prevention Month, the perfect time to focus efforts to stop cancer before it starts. Cancer is a complicated disease. One often feels helpless when faced with a cancer diagnosis, this month the focus is placed on action and empowerment. Cancer Prevention research […]

Minimally Invasive Robotic Surgery for Gynecology

Minimally Invasive Robotic Surgery for Gynecology

Advancements in technology have allowed for better options when it comes to gynecological treatments. Chief among these is the option for Minimally Invasive Robotic Surgery for Gynecology. While other types of minimally invasive surgical procedures have been in use since the late 1980s, the da Vinci Surgical System is the first robotic-assisted model. Approved by […]

Cervical Cancer Prevention

Cervical Cancer Prevention

Much has been done to detect, treat, and assist in Cervical Cancer Prevention in the past 50 years. But there is still more to do. In preparation for January being Cervical Cancer Awareness month, we wanted to give an update on how science has progressed in their research on Cervical Cancer. When it comes to […]

What to Say to a Cancer Patient

What to say to a cancer patient

Sometimes it’s hard to know what to say to a cancer patient. You might feel pressured to try to come up with the perfect thing to say, but it’s okay not knowing. Being open and honest about not knowing what to say is important as well. Are struggling with what to say to a cancer […]