Category: Cancer screening
Cervical Cancer Awareness Month
Here at The Wright Center we have all of the latest technology, have you ever wondered what the doctor was viewing when doing your pap or colposcopy? Well here we show you with our video colposcope!
Cervical Cancer Awareness Month!
January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month! Read more about Cervical Cancer and what you can do to prevent it.
American Cancer Society Donation!
We were at 358 likes and as of today we are now at 365! Since we only had 7 likes, we will donate $10 for each like for a total of $70! Thanks for all your support!
Breast Cancer Awareness Month
The Wright Center for Women’s Health Proudly Supports Breast Cancer Awareness!
Hereditary Cancer Quiz
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, so The Wright Center for Women’s Health wants to spread the word that early detection saves lives! A simple blood test could save your life, but not if you don’t know about it.
Did you know:
– Each year approximately 232,000 women are diagnosed with Breast Cancer
– Approximately 10% of all Breast Cancer is due to an inherited genetic mutation (like BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutations)
– Detecting genetic mutations can help prevent a deadly Breast Cancer diagnosis
Knowledge is power! Those with a personal or family history of certain histories of cancers may be at increased risk for Hereditary Cancers. Take this 30-second quiz to see if you might be at risk for Hereditary Breast Cancer.
NBC News: My Risk Test
MyRisk test featured on NBC news: we offer testing and follow up counseling. See more about the test here… http://www.nbcnews.com/nightly-news/video/the-brave-new-world-of-genetic-testing-447864899548
Cancer Survivor Month
This month we honor and celebrate all those who have beat cancer and who are still in the process of beating cancer. You are strong, brave, and tenacious. Make sure you are alive and not just existing. Go out and change your world!
“Cancer is a word, not a sentence.” – John Diamon
Genetic Cancer Testing
This information was provided by our rep from Myriad Lab; When speaking to genetic testing, Dr. Wright and Darchell Darby, (our Physician Assistant) are doing something few providers are, and that’s using a panel test to assess a patient’s specific cancer risk! Everyone is familiar with BRCA1 and BRCA2. However, with the myRisk Hereditary Cancer Panel, the practice tests for BRCA1 and BRCA2 as well as 23 other genes that are known to increase the risk for a common cancers such as breast, ovarian, endometrial, colon, prostate, pancreatic, gastric, and melanoma. Just another great way to really give, the absolute best in quality healthcare!!
Colon Cancer Awareness
March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month
Colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the U.S.; it is one of the most preventable forms of cancer. Nine out of ten colon cancers could be prevented or successfully treated with regular colon cancer screenings. Make sure you schedule yours today!