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 […]

National Family Caregivers Month

National Family Caregivers Month

During the month of November, we honor and thank our support team that are in homes during National Family Caregivers Month. At Women’s Cancer and Surgical Care our patients have always been our first priority. From diagnosis to treatment to follow up, our goal is to always have our patients feel as though they are of […]

Oncology Gynecology Specializations

Oncology Gynecology Specializations

Most of our doctors at Women’s Cancer and Surgical Care, P.C. have multiple Oncology Gynecology Specializations.  Unfortunately, we live in a world that requires multiple cancer treatment specialties. Of course no single type is more important than any other, but when doctors specialize in a specific type of oncology gynecology care that becomes their sole focus. The […]

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 […]

Stand Up To Cancer Day

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STAND UP TO CANCER DAY – SEP. 8 STAND UP TO CANCER DAY honors those who have been affected by cancer. STAND UP TO CANCER DAY was started in 2007. Every year on the second Friday in September, Stand Up To Cancer Day helps bring awareness. It also raises funds for Cancer research. Learn how you […]

Genetic Testing in New Mexico

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Genetic Testing in New Mexico can help estimate your chance of developing cancer in your lifetime. It does this by searching for specific changes in your genes, chromosomes, or proteins. These changes are called mutations. Genetic Testing in New Mexico is available for breast, ovarian, colon, thyroid, and some other cancers. Genetic testing may help: […]