October is breast cancer awareness month. Lisa Michels, APNP with Agnesian HealthCare discusses this important issue on KFIZ. What are you doing to prevent breast cancer from hitting your family?
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I feel that this occurs because one in eight women will get breast cancer; and let’s face it, who doesn’t know someone who has had breast cancer? I have heard an oncologist say that breast cancer has become an “epidemic.” It is unfortunate that we know so many women with this cancer, but it is [...]
Most women would say that a mammogram is uncomfortable as opposed to being painful. Remember that compression is needed in order to see all your breast tissue properly. Although everyone‘s breast tissue is different and some may have more discomfort than others, here are some ideas to help decrease the discomfort. Try to schedule your [...]
Dr. Scott Hansfield, OB/GYN at Waupun Memorial Hospital a member of Agnesian HealthCare, was recently interviewed regarding women’s health issues and the importance of preventative exams for women.
New technology in laboratory medicine has been emerging at a rapid rate in recent years. Medical journals are publicizing new information so fast it can be difficult to keep up with all the advancements. Genetic testing analyzes human DNA, RNA, chromosomes, protein or certain metabolites. It can determine changes that may cause illness or disease, [...]
A BRCA mutation is hereditary, and is a risk factor for ovarian and other cancers. Unfortunately, less than 25 percent of ovarian cancer patients with BRCA mutations are identified yearly. Did you know? A patient diagnosed with ovarian cancer at any age meets National Comprehensive Cancer Network guidelines for Hereditary Breast Ovarian Cancer Syndrome clinical [...]
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September is National Ovarian Cancer Awareness month. Ovarian cancer often has few symptoms in the early stages of the disease, or the symptoms are non-specific and could result from many other less harmful conditions in the body. Because ovarian cancer has few, non-specific symptoms until it has progressed to an advanced stage, it is often [...]
Dr. Ewa Paskiewicz discusses the importance of vaccinations in a recent interview with WBEV radio in Beaver Dam.
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- Agnesian HealthCare welcomes two local chiropractors February 25, 2015
- Oakfield High School girls basketball team supports AHC Foundation Caring for You Fund February 18, 2015
- WMH women’s health, breast cancer benefits from Waupun Pink Out the Rink February 11, 2015
- Health professionals encouraging awareness, actions in light of measles cases February 10, 2015
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- Waupun Memorial Hospital Auxiliary schedules candy, nut sale February 10, 2015
- Salon 311 supports WMH women’s health, breast cancer services February 9, 2015