Cervical Cancer Awareness: Routine Exams, Regular Screening Key for Prevention
January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, a good time to shine a light on the disease and the importance of regular screening in its prevention. The American Cancer Society (ACS) estimates about 13,960 new cases of invasive cervical cancer will be diagnosed in 2023 and 4,310 women will die from the disease.
First Visit to the Gynecologist? Here’s What You Should Know
Seeing a gynecologist for the first time is milestone moment that can cause anxiety for new patients. South Shore Health OB/GYN Kristin Gold, MD demystifies the experience and explains what teens and their parents can expect during that first gynecologic visit.
Five Questions on Colorectal Cancer Prevention, Answered
March is National Colorectal Cancer Prevention Month, a good time to spread awareness about the disease and highlight the importance of colorectal cancer screening, prevention and treatment. Robert Driscoll, MD, explains how increased screening, improved treatment and more awareness about lifestyle-related risk factors are reducing the number of colorectal cancer diagnoses and deaths.
South Shore Medical Center Celebrates 60 Years of Caring for the Community
At a time when most doctors had solo practices, founding physicians – Frederick Freidman, Donald Garland, Arthur Garceau, Gerald Collins, and Wallace Kemp and Administrator Betty Allen – joined together to create an integrated group practice committed to providing comprehensive quality patient care.