Celebrating Medical Laboratory Professionals – April 18-24

It is Medical Laboratory Professionals Week – the annual celebration of pathologists and the medical laboratory professionals who play a vital role in health care and patient advocacy. These past 14 months, in the midst of the COVID-19…

A Call to Raise Awareness on Colorectal Cancer

Apart from skin cancer, colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in the U.S. for both men and women. With well over an estimate of 100,000 new cases for colon, and over 45,000 new cases for rectal cancer.* March is…

This Valentine’s Day: Be Wise, Prevent STIs

Sexually transmitted infections affect people of all ages and backgrounds with about 20 million new cases in the U.S. each year. Condom Awareness Month presents a great time to get tested with your partner before the Valentine’s Day weekend…

Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month and a reminder that the most important thing you can do to prevent cervical cancer is to start screening at the age of 21.  The American Cancer Society estimated that about 13,800 new cases of invasive…

Coping with Stress During COVID-19

While researchers work tirelessly to learn more about COVID and its effects on pregnancy, expectant mothers continue to face increased levels of stress and uncertainty. Though there are still many unknown factors and the overall risk is low,…

Caring for your Pancreas

You’ve probably heard about pancreatic cancer here and there; perhaps a family member or friend was impacted by the disease and spoken about it, or you’ve seen a favorite celebrity speak about it in a commercial on television or advertisement…

Going Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness

Every October, we are surrounded by a sea of pink to inspire hope and raise awareness of breast cancer. The month is dedicated to educating the public about breast cancer early detection, causes, prevention, treatment, support services and…

Color Me Blue for Prostate Cancer Awareness

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month! Other than skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most common cancer in American men. About 1 in 9 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime.1 Prostate cancer markers, like the…

New Information About COVID-19 for Expecting Moms

The COVID-19 pandemic has drastically changed how we as patients experience healthcare this year, and might arguably have affected expecting mothers more than most others. Presenting many new challenges such as adjusted prenatal visit scheduling,…