Raise Your Voice – Women’s Health
When Sarah Hutchinson’s unsettling health concerns weren’t being addressed by her provider, she switched her care to Fairfield Healthcare Professionals – and uncovered a life-changing diagnosis.
Breast Cancer Awareness
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and a great time to reprioritize your breast health. Check out these articles to learn more about breast screening, breast cancer and stories from survivors.
Peace of Mind – Tracy’s Breast Cancer Journey
After almost putting off a routine mammogram that would end up revealing a breast cancer diagnosis, Tracy Gerardi has a message for other women: Do not delay your annual screening.
Fertility & COVID-19
What to Expect at Your Mammogram
Mammograms are the best tool for catching breast cancer in its early stages when it is most treatable. Finding breast cancer early can lead to more successful treatments and better outcomes.
Healthy Habits: Breast Health
As a woman, you know that taking care of yourself is important, but often your health gets lost in the business of every day life. We are here to remind you that regular breast exams are the best way to prevent and detect future problems – like breast cancer.
Healthy Habits: Breast Screening Matters
Many women with breast cancer have no symptoms, which is why regular breast screening is so important. The best way to catch breast cancer in the early stages – when it’s most treatable – is through routine mammograms. Early detection of breast cancer can lead to more effective treatment and better outcomes.
Receiving a Mammogram After the COVID-19 Vaccine
If you are scheduled for a mammogram within 4-6 weeks after receiving your second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, speak with your healthcare provider or contact FMC’s women’s health nurse navigator at 740-687-2727.
Healthy Habits: Screenings at Every Age
No matter your age, routine screenings are an important part of monitoring and managing your health.
Cervical Health Awareness
While thousands of women are diagnosed with invasive cervical cancer each year, the disease can be prevented through appropriate vaccination and regular screening.
Understanding Breast Density
Breast density is a measure of the make up of the tissue in your breast. The makeup of breast tissue may change over time, with some women’s breasts becoming less dense over time.
Understanding Breast Pain
Breast pain or mastalgia is any pain or discomfort in your breast or underarm region, and it may occur for a number of reasons. Generally, breast pain is not a sign of breast cancer.