January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, and I want to urge women to check in with their healthcare providers and talk about getting a pap test. Through routine pap tests, women can find out if they have any abnormal cervical cells. It’s very rare that there are any signs or symptoms of cervical cancer, so a pap test is the best of line of defense. When it’s found early, more than 92 percent of women survive cervical cancer.
I can’t stress enough how important it is to take the…Continue
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Colorado’s Women’s Wellness Connection is promoting free breast cancer screenings to women in need.
“We want to ensure that women in our communities make health a priority. Early detection is the key to breast cancer survival. Women’s Wellness Connection gives women access to high quality screening services regardless of insurance status or ability to pay,” said Esperanza Ybarra, Director of…Continue
There are more cases of prostate cancer than any other major cancer. Every three minutes an American man finds out he has prostate cancer. African American men are twice as likely to get prostate cancer and twice as likely to die from it. 1 in 6 men will get prostate cancer in their lifetime. Take action now. Men over 40 or with a family history with prostate cancer should get screened. Talk with your provider or come out for a free screening.
When: Satruday, September…Continue