Gynecological Cancer Awareness Month

Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month is an opportunity to raise awareness of the different types of cancers that originate in a woman’s reproductive organs. Each year, about 94,000 women are diagnosed with gynecologic cancer so it is important…

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month and Early Detection

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month!  Other than skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most common cancer in American men. 1 The American Cancer Society’s estimates for prostate cancer in the United States for 2021 are:…

BioReference Laboratories Acquires U.S. Ariosa Centralized Laboratory Prenatal Testing Business

ELMWOOD PARK, N.J., August 16, 2021 – BioReference Laboratories, Inc., an OPKO Health company (NASDAQ:OPK), today announced the acquisition of the U.S. Ariosa centralized laboratory prenatal testing business from Roche.Ariosa's…
SMA Awareness Couple

SMA Awareness Month and the Importance of Carrier Screening

This month, we are striving to bring awareness to Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA), a serious inherited condition caused by changes in the SMN1 gene, which controls motor neurons in the spinal cord and brainstem. Symptoms can begin prior to…
STIs During the Pandemic Blog

Sexually Transmitted Infections and the Pandemic

Sexually Transmitted Infections and the PandemicSince the start of the pandemic, Americans have been told to stay home and remain socially distant to stay healthy. While stay at home orders and quarantine offered protection from COVID-19,…

Skin Cancer: The Cancer You Can See

Summer in the United States is safely going back to normalcy with the increasing number of COVID-19 vaccinations across the country. Americans are now more comfortable spending some time outside their homes. While enjoying the summer with…

BioReference Selected for Renewal in the UnitedHealthcare® Preferred Laboratory Network

BioReference Laboratories Inc., and its subsidiaries and divisions, are pleased to announce they have been selected for renewal in the UnitedHealthcare® Preferred Laboratory Network for the third year, effective July 1, 2021.The…

Going Blue for Men’s Health Month

Men’s Health June is Men’s Health Month, a time dedicated to heightening the awareness of preventable disease and encouraging early detection and treatment of disease among men, like cardiovascular disease, skin cancer, lung cancer, testicular…

National Cancer Survivors Day

National Cancer Survivors Day® is an annual, Celebration of Life that is held in hundreds of communities nationwide, and around the world, on the first Sunday in June. It is a celebration for those who have survived, an inspiration for those…

Keeping Cancer Screening at the Forefront

To undergo cancer screening is a choice that we make- similar to diet, lifestyle, and other habits that can influence our overall health and well-being. However, the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in disruptions to many aspects…