What You Need to Know About Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

Ovarian cancer is a serious disease that originates in the ovaries. The cells are malignant and if untreated, can lead to death. It can be difficult to diagnose because the symptoms vary depending on the type and stage of cancer. It’s important to be aware of some symptoms for this sickness.

Everything to Know About Cervical Cancer: Prevention, Symptoms, & HPV

Cervical Cancer Awareness month reminds women that there are simple, affordable steps they can take to prevent cervical cancer!

Women’s health involves unique challenges like breast cancer, cervical cancer, menopause, and pregnancy. Health screenings in women help diagnose health issues in the early stages when they can be controlled.

“Choose Well” – Free Birth Control Options

“Intended pregnancy means healthier mothers, healthier babies, and a healthier state economy.” – choosewell.org Looking for a free birth control that lasts for years? You can the freedom of knowing your birth control is doing its job without having to take a pill every day by using a LARC (Long-Acting Reversible Contraception). LARCs include IUDs […]

October 16th is the Women’s Health Day Event at Careteam Plus!

  We’re Hosting a Women’s Health Day to Support Breast Cancer Awareness & Women’s Health Care Join us in celebrating women’s health care during the Women’s Health Day event at our office on October 16th from 8am to 4:30pm! Walk in or schedule (843.234.5474, event code 19-1016) an onsite mammogram from CMC’s Mammography Van, find […]

7 Questions About Women’s Fitness at Every Age

Being physically active is one of the most important steps you can take to get and stay healthy. Women of all ages, shapes, and abilities benefit from getting active. Regular physical activity (exercise) can help lower your risk for many diseases that affect women, including heart disease and stroke. Exercise can also help relieve symptoms […]

Should You Do A Breast Self-Exam?

Should You Do A Breast Self-Exam? Regular visits to your primary care provider are important, but in between those visits, regular breast self-exams can help you detect irregularities. In 2018 alone, an estimated 266,120 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed in women in the U.S. Speak with your general practitioner […]

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month so we wanted to share resources that can help you understand the resources on prevention and screening. Breast cancer is the second most common kind of cancer in women. About 1 in 8 women born today in the United States will get breast cancer at some point. The good […]

Pap Test

A Pap test (Pap smear) is done annually to check for cancers and pre-cancers. We understand there are usually lots of questions about Pap tests. Take a look at the WomensHealth.gov site with FAQs about Pap Tests: https://www.womenshealth.gov/a-z-topics/pap-test Free Cancer Fact Sheet Downloads: Cervical Cancer (English) Cervical Cancer (Spanish) Ovarian Cancer (English) Ovarian Cancer (Spanish) As most […]