Women’s Services

Cervical cancer is preventable…here’s what an expert wants women to know

Dr. John Schorge, a gynecologic oncologist at Regional One Health, wants women to know that cervical cancer can be prevented - it just takes knowledge, vaccination and screening. Women should be alert to symptoms like bleeding after sex, and should have routine pelvic exams and Pap tests. Better yet, the HPV vaccine, which is recommended [...]

2024-01-30T11:36:58-06:00February 13th, 2024|

“We can end cervical cancer:” With knowledge, screening and vaccination, women can avoid a scary diagnosis

Cervical cancer is entirely preventable - it just takes knowledge, screening and vaccination. Dr. John O. Schorge, a nationally-known leader in the treatment of cervical cancer and other gynecologic cancers, came to Regional One Health to make it easier for women to access the tools they need to prevent a cancer diagnosis. During Women's [...]

2024-01-30T11:36:50-06:00January 31st, 2024|

“He’s getting the best care right here:” Despite being far from home, the Jones family says Regional One Health’s NICU is exactly where they need to be

When Brooklyn Jones went into premature labor, she and husband Grant learned the NICU closest to their home would not have room for their son. They ended up traveling two hours to Regional One Health's Sheldon B. Korones Newborn Center, where they've been since late October. Despite the challenges posted by the distance, they [...]

2024-01-24T11:17:19-06:00January 24th, 2024|

U.S. Congressman Steve Cohen visits Regional One Health to get a firsthand look at Labor & Delivery Center improvements made with funding he helped secure

U.S . Congressman Steve Cohen visited Regional One Health January 23 to get a firsthand look at improvements he helped bring about by supporting federal funding for the hospital. Over the past two fiscal years, Congressman Cohen helped the health care system access $3 million in federal funding. The money has been used to update [...]

2024-01-23T14:44:53-06:00January 23rd, 2024|

Ask the Experts: What can I do to manage my risk from breast cancer?

Is it possible to minimize your risk from breast cancer? According to a leading expert, the answer is yes! Dr. Ashley Hendrix, a breast surgical oncologist with Regional One Health Cancer Care, says women can take steps to manage their risk, catch breast cancer early, and seek appropriate treatment if they are diagnosed. This New [...]

2024-01-04T08:22:27-06:00January 19th, 2024|

“I get to be here:” Regina Bunker is grateful that her annual screening mammogram put her on the path to becoming a breast cancer survivor

Regional One Health lab tech Regina Bunker never expected a routine mammogram to turn into a life-changing event. But when she was diagnosed with breast cancer, Regina needed two surgeries, radiation treatments, and medication to be declared cancer-free. Now a proud breast cancer survivor, Regina is making it her mission to encourage other women to [...]

2024-01-02T08:37:33-06:00January 17th, 2024|

This New Year, take control of your breast health with awareness and screening

The start of the New Year is a great time to resolve to protect your breast health - and that means being aware of risk factors and symptoms and taking advantage of screening options. Dr. Ashley Hendrix, a breast surgical oncologist with Regional One Health Cancer Care, said better screening and treatment options have led [...]

2024-01-04T08:04:38-06:00January 15th, 2024|

Ask the Experts: Catching breast cancer early gives you more surgical treatment options

Ashley Hendrix, MD, MBA, FACS is a board-certified, fellowship-trained breast surgeon at Regional One Health’s Main Campus and East Campus. As a specialist in breast cancer surgery, she understands how to help patients identify the best procedure for their diagnosis and their personal needs and goals. Dr. Hendrix urges women to be vigilant about mammograms [...]

2023-09-14T12:52:46-06:00October 16th, 2023|

Don’t be scared to have a mammogram! Our East Campus Imaging Center makes it easy, quick and comfortable

Regional One Health's East Campus Imaging Center offers screening mammograms as walk-ins and by appointment, and there are short wait times and quick turnaround on results. Our experienced team makes mammography easy and comfortable for patients. All average-risk women should have an annual screening mammogram starting at age 40. Mammograms are the best way [...]

2023-10-04T07:10:50-06:00October 4th, 2023|
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