Posted: Saturday, January 13, 2018 6:00 am
January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, and the Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center Foundation is partnering with Planned Parenthood and Chaffee County Public Health to boost consciousness of the significance of normal preventive screening.
The HRRMC Foundation is sponsoring a women’s health info booth on Tuesday, Jan. 23, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., within the hospital’s foremost foyer, 1000 Rush Dr., Salida. HRRMC gynecologist Dr. Terri Rosenbaum and Planned Parenthood nurse practitioner Karen Adamson shall be out there to reply questions and assist women decide what testing or screenings are applicable for them.
According to the American Cancer Society, about 13,240 new instances of invasive cervical most cancers shall be recognized in 2018, four,170 of which can end in demise. Cervical most cancers is extremely preventable with common screening exams and applicable follow-up care. It may also be efficiently handled when discovered early.
This occasion is free and open to the general public. For extra info, name 207-2088.
Saturday, January 13, 2018 6:00 am.
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