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    Routine screening is your biggest ally in the fight against cervical cancer and unlike other cancers, cervical cancer also has a preventative vaccination for those who qualify. We have come a long way in preventing cervical cancer and catching it early. According to the American Cancer Society, cervical cancer was once one of the most common causes of cancer deaths among women. Though the death rate has dropped with increasing screening options, the rate has not changed in the last decade. Cervical canc...

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      McLaren Flint is pleased to announce January’s Outstanding Employee of the Month, Mary Ellen Rinks, PT, manager of rehab services. Hospital leadership honored Rinks the week of January 16.   “I am very humbled to receive this recognition,” Rinks said. “This award is reflective of the entire therapy department and is really a recognition of all of them. The therapy team is a group of dedicated professionals who want to do what is best for our patients. They are truly a team that excels at com...

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      When it comes to cervical cancer , there’s good news: the number of people dying from the disease has decreased. Cervical cancer was once one of the most common causes of death for Americans who were assigned female at birth.   Cervical Cancer Quick Numbers Around  13,960  new cases of cervical cancer will be diagnosed in 2023. In the U.S., about 4,310 people are expected to die from cervical cancer in 2023. Cervical cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer in women ages ...

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    The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute kicks off year two of its “Inspired” campaign, inviting the community to view a cancer diagnosis not as an ending but as an opportunity to think bigger, think broader, think “Cancer is a Beginning.” Viewers will be immersed in imagery, TV commercials, radio spots, billboards, and print and digital advertisements, supporting a new journey to push patients to achieve possibilities that once seemed unreachable. This next campaign era is a continuation of the Nation...

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    Heart patients in and around Genesee County can now benefit from another minimally invasive valve replacement procedure available at McLaren Flint. The hospital’s structural heart team recently performed a carotid transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR). The aortic valve is one of the heart’s four valves and its main role is to keep oxygen-rich blood from flowing back into the left ventricle. When the valve begins to fail blood can back up in other chambers of the heart and even into the lungs. Th...

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    We want to share a few of the ways McLaren Flint leadership, physicians, medical residents and fellows, and clinical and support staff are sharing their knowledge and skills to promote better health and well-being throughout Flint and Genesee County. These community connections come from a desire to make a difference in the health of all residents, no matter their age. Our Vision: McLaren Flint will be the recognized leader and preferred provider of primary and specialty healthcare services to the commu...

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    Cervical cancer was once one of the most common causes of cancer deaths among American women and people assigned female at birth, but that has since taken a turn for the better. Here are the top four things you should know about cervical cancer and how to lower your risk: 1. An increase in screening is one reason fewer people are dying from cervical cancer. Females should receive one or both of the recommended routine cervical cancer screenings: the Papanicolaou (Pap) test also known as a Pap smear, and...

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    The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, headquartered in Southeast Michigan, is one of the nation’s leading cancer centers.   One of 53 across the country, Karmanos is the only National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated comprehensive cancer center in metro Detroit. As part of  McLaren Health Care , Karmanos’ headquarters anchors 15 locations throughout the Karmanos Cancer Network, with most located near McLaren hospitals. Recognized as one of Michigan’s most preferred cancer care treatment ...

  • Doctor performing surgery with a team

    We want to share a few of the ways McLaren Flint leadership, physicians, medical residents and fellows, and clinical and support staff are sharing their knowledge and skills to promote better health and well-being throughout Flint and Genesee County. These community connections come from a desire to make a difference in the health of all residents, no matter their age. Our Vision: McLaren Flint will be the recognized leader and preferred provider of primary and specialty healthcare services to the commu...

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    Talk to your doctor and be honest with yourself to make this year your healthiest yet. Every January the New Year brings about people’s collective resolutions, aiming to improve an aspect of their individual life. Far and away the most popular resolution: health. When 2022 flips to 2023, countless people will resolve to better themselves and their overall general health through increased exercise, more conscious food choices and the avoidance of some bad habits. Before setting goals and cementing your c...