Stereotactic breast biopsies now available at Nazareth
Radiologists at Nazareth perform minimally invasive biopsies using leading-edge technology—the Hologic® Affirm® breast biopsy system.
Women: Keep your bones strong
As women get older, their bones tend to lose some of their strength. That puts them at risk for the brittle-bone disease called osteoporosis.
Women: Know these things about lung cancer
Lung cancer—not breast cancer—is the No. 1 cancer killer of U.S. women. That’s been the case since 1987, in fact.
3-D mammograms: an updated view for breast cancer
Mammograms give women a crucial head start on finding breast cancer early, when treatment is often most effective.
Are you at risk for heart disease?
Age and menopause are two common risk factors of heart disease for women. Women typically get heart disease 10 years after men do.
Women: Learn when you might be having a heart attack
By now, you probably know that women are just as much at risk for a heart attack as men. Doctors have been driving home that message for many years.
4 steps for a better mammogram
Time for a mammogram? Whether this is your first test—or you’re a veteran of the screening—remembering these four steps will help everything go smoothly.
Meet Dr. Kish, our new breast surgeon
It’s not every doctor who describes caring for patients as an honor. But those are the exact words Karen Kish, MD uses.
Mercy Fitzgerald and Mercy Philadelphia Hospitals now offer 3-D mammography
Mammograms save lives. They do that by finding cancerous breast tumors when they’re still too tiny for a woman or her doctor to feel.
Q&A: Women’s heart care cardiologist Dr. David Addley
With more than 10 years as an attending cardiologist, David J. Addley, DO, FACC, listens differently to his female patients.