January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, and Summit Healthcare Cancer Center and The National Cervical Cancer Coalition wants you to know that there’s a lot you can do to prevent cervical cancer. HPV (human papillomavirus) is a very common infection that spreads through sexual activity. It’s also a major cause of cervical cancer. About 79… Read More »
Having a baby is a special time for any woman and her family, but it can also be a time for a lot of questions. What does it mean when my baby won’t stop crying? What are the best steps to toilet training? I’m feeling depressed or overwhelmed, what can I do? These are all… Read More »
Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle is the 2015 campaign for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics National Nutrition Month. The annual March campaign is designed to focus attention on the importance of making informed food choices and developing good eating and physical activity habits. It started out in 1973 as National Nutrition Week but became… Read More »
The Cancer Center is progressing along with an estimated opening date in September. Below is a snapshot of where construction stands at the end of February.
Thanks to the Navajo County employees who raised $1,124 for the Summit Healthcare Foundation for the expansion of the Cancer Center. The team presented the check to the hospital in early February. Construction has already begun on the expansion and it is estimated that the Cancer Center development will be completed by September.
SHOW LOW — The new Women’s Imaging Center at Summit Healthcare represents another advancement in detecting and treating breast cancer here on the mountain.
SHOW LOW — Cellular One announced that its employees raised a total of $1,639.82 in October to benefit local cancer centers in its service area. Piggybacking on national campaigns that use the color pink in fostering breast cancer awareness every October, the company’s employees planned a variety of fundraising events and initiatives throughout the month,… Read More »
In an effort to increase breast cancer knowledge and raise awareness of breast-health issues, the Cancer Centers of Northern Arizona Healthcare are sponsoring an Arty-Bra project. The centers are looking for artists to decorate a bra and/or develop a piece of artwork celebrating the beauty of all women. In recognition National Breast Cancer Awareness… Read More »
Summit Healthcare’s Cancer Center patients would like to thank Frontier Communications for their generous donation of nine Netbook tablets. Jane Larson, vice president of marketing with Frontier, and Mark Jeffries, area general manager of Frontier Communications, presented the tables to Summit Healthcare’s Cancer Center. “Frontier Communications supports Summit Healthcare’s mission to provide exceptional compassionate care,… Read More »