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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…

Acting FAST to Save from Strokes

Did you know – Stroke kills twice as many women as breast cancer does, making stroke the third leading cause of death for women., according to the CDC.* May is American Stroke Awareness Month, a time to time to learn about the signs of stroke,…

National Women’s Health Week 2021

Each year, National Women’s Health Week begins on Mother’s Day and serves as a reminder for women and girls to make their health a priority. This is a great time to think about where you are on your health journey, where you want to go,…

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…

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…

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…

OPKO Health’s BioReference Laboratories Launches Best-in-Class Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) Assay

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ELMWOOD PARK, N.J., September 2, 2020 — BioReference Laboratories, Inc., an OPKO Health company (NASDAQ:OPK), along with its specialty oncology division, GenPath, today announced the launch of OnkoSight AdvancedTM, a next-generation sequencing…