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05.25.2017
Improve Your Health In Minutes By Supporting World No Tobacco Day

When people think about quitting tobacco, they usually view it as something that will improve their health in the long term. They quit so they’ll get to watch their kids grow up or to spend more time with their grandkids. While it is certainly ...

05.22.2017
Frederick Regional Health System to Host National Cancer Survivors Day Event

On Sunday, June 4, join Frederick Regional Health System for lunch, fellowship, and an afternoon of wellness in recognition of National Cancer Survivors Day. This annual celebration of life is held in hundreds of communities across the country. ...

05.22.2017
Honor a Cancer Survivor in Your Life By Supporting National Cancer Survivors Day

When Kathy Iverson was diagnosed with breast cancer, her goal was to live long enough to meet her grandchildren. Through the Frederick Regional Health System Fitness and Nutrition for Survivors program, she worked to achieve a healthy weight and ...

05.03.2017
Frederick Regional Health System to Host Free Skin Cancer Health Seminar

On Wednesday, May 10, Frederick Regional Health System (FRHS)’s Women’s Health Services & Oncology Services will host a special skin cancer health awareness seminar. This free community event will feature topics on prevention, ...

04.25.2017
Frederick Regional Health System's New Cancer Institute to Provide Optimal Healing Environment for Patients

In preparation for the opening of the new James M Stockman Cancer Institute this summer, Frederick Regional Health System (FRHS) has teamed up with Thought Leadership and Innovation (TLI) Foundation and Enviah to create a cancer institute where all ...

03.29.2017
Time-Lapse Camera Shows Progress of James M Stockman Cancer Institute

Frederick Regional Health System ’s time-lapse camera at the site of the new James M. Stockman Cancer Institute on the hospital’s Rose Hill campus is now live online. Gilbane Building Company, the company hired to build the Institute, ...

02.27.2017
Frederick Woman's Civic Club, Inc. Donates $25,000 to Frederick Memorial Hospital

Featured from left to right: Robin Rose, Vice President & Chief Development Officer, Frederick Memorial Hospital; Nancy Wynne, Member, Frederick Woman's Civic Club; Dr. P. Gregory Rausch, Chair, FMH Development Council; Rosemary Glenn, ...

02.22.2017
Cervical and Ovarian Health Awareness-Diagnosis and Treatment for Gynecological Cancers

Gynecological cancers are some of the most common causes of cancer deaths for women. On Wednesday, March 1, Frederick Regional Health System will host a special Cervical and Ovarian Health Awareness seminar. This free community event will feature ...

02.01.2017
Frederick Regional Health System to Sponsor Annual Relay for Life Radiothon 5K

Frederick Regional Health System will sponsor the 2nd annual Relay for Life Radiothon 5K. Join FRHS and the American Cancer Society in the Fight to End Cancer. United in the local fight against cancer, Frederick Regional Health System is once again ...

01.24.2017
Frederick Regional Health System Launches New Medical Oncology Nurse Navigator Program

Featured from left to right: FRHS's oncology nurse navigators; Maggie Siebeneichen, Deb Sines, Deb Fuller, Dara Claxton, and Tracy Asbury. To better prepare patients for cancer treatment, Frederick Regional Health System (FRHS)’s ...

01.16.2017
Donating Blood - A life-saving gift.

According to the American Red Cross, someone in the United States is in need of donated blood every two seconds. In the event of an emergency or disaster situation, the donated blood used to save lives is already on shelves, and once that donated ...

01.09.2017
Complementary Therapies Help Patients & Their Families Cope with Cancer

At Frederick Regional Health System (FRHS), cancer patients are benefitting not only from traditional oncology care, but also from complementary therapies such as massage, meditation, and acupuncture. These offerings will grow when the new James M. ...

11.23.2016
Veteran Recounts History with Military & Lung Cancer

When Eric Wolfe, 73, of Middletown, Md., was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer in 2015, many of his friends who live in Texas offered the same advice—“jump in your car and drive to MD Anderson Cancer Center—it’s the only ...

11.14.2016
Home Instead Senior Care Joins FMH Corporate Honor Roll

Recently, Home Instead Senior Care presented Frederick Memorial Hospital with a $5,000 pledge establishing them as one of the newest members of the FMH Corporate Honor Roll. This contribution will help build the new James M. Stockman Cancer Institute ...

10.31.2016
Cancer Treatment - It Takes a Team

On a typical afternoon in October of 2013, Lucy was spending the day doing her usual household chores and inadvertently noticed a lump on the side of her breast. Worried, Lucy called her OBGYN and was ultimately referred to Dr. Susan Bahl at the FMH ...

10.28.2016
'A Survivor Since the Day You Were Diagnosed'

Photo Caption: Becky Baquet (left) is incredibly thankful for radiation technicians like Terry Curcio, a mammographer at FMH Imaging Services. For Becky Baquet, 61, of Libertytown, Md., it’s not her initial diagnosis or lumpectomy she remembers ...

10.20.2016
5 Things a Breast Cancer Survivor Wants You to Know

Photo Caption: After four years of surgeries, radiation, and chemotherapy, Kathy Iverson (pictured at left) is finally thriving with "no evidence of disease." Kathy Iverson Reflects on Her Personal Journey During Breast Cancer Awareness ...

10.13.2016
Celebrate National Mammography Day

Join Frederick Memorial Hospital and Frederick Regional Health System as we celebrate National Mammography Day on October 21 st ! The very first National Mammography Day was proclaimed by President Bill Clinton in 1993. This day of recognition serves ...

10.04.2016
Schedule Your Mammogram Today!

Early detection is key in the fight against breast cancer, schedule your mammogram today! FMH Imaging Services and the Hurwitz Breast Cancer Fund are proud sponsors of the Pink Ribbon Fit Fest-Dance Party with a Purpose on October 8th. They are ...

09.28.2016
Thyroid Cancer - Who is at risk?

The thyroid gland is a small butterfly-shaped gland located on the front of the neck near the base of the throat. As part of your body’s endocrine system, the thyroid stores and produces hormones that affect the function of virtually every ...

09.26.2016
Screening and Treatment Options for Prostate Cancer

According to the American Cancer Society, 1 out of 7 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during their lifetime. Prostate cancer remains the most common cancer diagnosed in men, and the second most common cause of cancer death in men. There has ...

09.14.2016
Frederick Regional Health System Regional Cancer Therapy Center Second Opinion Clinic Now Open

For patients diagnosed with cancer who have already seen a cancer specialist, the new Frederick Regional Health System (FRHS) Second Opinion Clinic offers world-renowned diagnosis and treatment options in Frederick County. Earlier this spring, FRHS ...