Category Archives: Early Detection

A Preventable, Treatable Killer – National Cervical Health Awareness Month

The month of January marks not only a new year, but also highlights an important topic in women’s health – cervical health awareness. Why not add prevention to your list of New Year’s Resolutions? Cervical cancer occurs when cells of … Continue reading

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Lights, Camera, Mammogram!

October, which is also National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, is the perfect time for women to take charge of their breast health. In fact, the third Friday of October marks National Mammography Day.  Did you know that breast cancer is … Continue reading

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May 13th is National Women’s Checkup Day

     Though it may seem commonplace for many people, the concept of having a yearly medical checkup with a health care provider is not always at the top of an individual’s to-do list. Sometimes, it’s because there are more pressing … Continue reading

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January – Cervical Health Awareness Month

When we hear the words “cervical cancer”, it is generally understood that only women can be diagnosed with this disease. This is true, as the male body does not contain a cervix. Thinking exclusively in this manner, however, can result … Continue reading

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HealthCorps Navigator Profile – Nadine Byers

Meet Nadine Byers, a HealthCorps Navigator serving in the Early Detection Program at CHC, Inc. !    –          Can you tell us a bit about your educational background? I have a bachelors degree in Women’s and Gender Studies from the University of … Continue reading

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Project Pink Ribbon

Below is a piece written by Nadine Byers, a HealthCorps Navigator serving in the Early Detection Program at CHC. October was National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Nadine provided some feedback on efforts made at CHC to support this important … Continue reading

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October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Below is a guest blog post composed by Nicole Jarjura, Patient Navigator for Early Detection Colorectal Cancer Screening at CHC. As we all well know, October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month, and is marked as a time when individuals, businesses, … Continue reading

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National HIV Testing Day – Success in Middletown

The following is a guest post from Kasey Harding-Wheeler, Director of HIV Services at CHC about National HIV Testing Day: If you walked down the streets of Middletown yesterday a few things probably caught your eye. The red balloons and sandwich … Continue reading

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The Polyp

March was National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and this year, I didn’t get around to putting up a blog post about it.  Yet I did get around to doing some firsthand research.  I am fifty-two years old, have a family … Continue reading

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Happy Women’s Health Week

I found a quote by the poet, Maya Angelou, that I thought suited the beginning of this post. “How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes” As we hit the halfway mark of celebrating … Continue reading

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