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09.14.2018
Four Common Questions About Prostate Cancer

According to the American Cancer Society, one in nine adult males will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during their lifetime. That’s why it’s so important for men to have a regular screening test performed starting at age 50, or sooner ...

05.02.2018
Save Your Skin

Our skin is our protector. It keeps our body safe from infection, injury and dangerous heat and cold. Yet our skin is not exempt from needing its own protection, most importantly from the sun. Skin cancer is by far the most common type of cancer, ...

03.08.2018
Over 50? Here's What You Need to Know About Colorectal Cancer

This year, the American Cancer Society estimates 97,220 new cases of colon cancer and 43,030 new cases of rectal cancer. Overall, the lifetime risk of developing colorectal cancer is about 1 in 22 (4.49%) for men and 1 in 24 (4.15%) for women. ...

01.25.2018
Everything You Need to Know About Cervical Cancer

Every year, nearly 13,000 women in the U.S. are diagnosed with cervical cancer. Thanks to advanced vaccination and screening options, cervical cancer is one of few cancers that’s highly preventable and treatable. January marks Cervical Health ...

12.21.2017
New Yoga Classes at ProMotion Fitness+

Yoga is a combination of poses and postures designed to increase strength and flexibility. Research shows that by participating in a consistent yoga practice, one gains not only increased flexibility, strength, balance, vitality, and energy but also ...

11.16.2017
A Guide to Lung Cancer Screening

Lung cancer is the second most common cancer and the leading cause of cancer death in both men and women, according to the American Cancer Society. Every year, more people die from lung cancer than of colon, breast, and prostate cancers combined. The ...

11.09.2017
MHP Oncology Care Consultants Receives Recognition for High-Quality Cancer Care from Largest Oncology Society in United States

Monocacy Health Partners Oncology Care Consultants has been recognized by the QOPI ® Certification Program (QCP™), an affiliate of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO ® ), as successfully completing a three-year ...

10.27.2017
National Radiologic Technology Week 2017

Frederick Regional Health System is celebrating National Rad Tech week and we’d like to thank our Radiologic Technologists for the vital service they provide to our community! On any given day, thousands of people across the country undergo ...

10.26.2017
Monocacy Health Partners Center for Breast Care Welcomes New Physician

Monocacy Health Partners Center for Breast Care —a local leader in providing total care, not just for the breast cancer patient under active treatment, but for women who’ve completed treatment and those at high risk for developing breast ...

10.17.2017
It's National Mammography Day-Schedule Your Mammogram Today!

On Oct. 20, join Frederick Regional Health System as we celebrate National Mammography Day—a day to remind all women that the best defense in the fight against breast cancer is early detection. Mammogram screening is an important step in taking ...

10.12.2017
Breast Cancer in Men

Many people relate October to the color pink, representing Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Typically, women are highlighted in breast cancer awareness initiatives, but did you know that men can get breast cancer, too? Even though men don’t have ...

10.09.2017
Breast Cancer Prevention, Detection, Treatment, and Support.

If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with breast cancer, it’s important to understand how it happens and what steps should be taken. Even if you are cancer-free, it’s vital to know how to monitor your breast health and what lifestyle ...

09.28.2017
2017 Pink Ribbon Events

To promote breast cancer awareness and gain support for Frederick Memorial Hospital’s Hurwitz Breast Cancer Fund, Frederick Regional Health System (FRHS) has planned a series of events for the community during October. Sadie Wolf, FMH senior ...

08.01.2017
Sunscreen 101

Despite skin cancer being more prevalent than ever, many of us forget to make skin care a priority. With summer in full swing, it is important to protect our skin during this time of year. Putting on sunscreen is one of the easiest things you can do ...

07.11.2017
Protect the Skin You're In

It’s the middle of the summer, and you’re getting ready to head to the beach for a long weekend of hanging out by the ocean and soaking in some summer sun. There’s nothing like the feeling of the sun on your face while reading a ...

07.05.2017
Ceresville Mansion Donates $10,000 to Frederick Memorial Hospital

Featured from left to right: Tom Kleinhanzl, President & CEO, Frederick Regional Health System; Tom Heilman, Owner & Executive Chef, Ceresville Mansion; Phil Hoagland, President & Owner, Ceresville Mansion; and Robin Rose, Vice President ...

06.12.2017
Gilbane Building Co. Donates $40,000 to Frederick Memorial Hospital

Check Presentation, featured from left to right: Robin Rose, V.P. & Chief Development Officer, Frederick Memorial Hospital; Paul Choquette III, Senior V.P., Gilbane Building Company; Gary Orton, V.P., Director of Healthcare Mid Atlantic, Gilbane ...

06.06.2017
Frederick Regional Health System to Sponsor 5K Walk to Break the Silence on Ovarian Cancer

Join FRHS and the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition’s Frederick Chapter for the 4th Annual Fundraising Event On Saturday, June 17, Frederick Regional Health System (FRHS) will sponsor the 4th Annual Walk to Break the Silence on Ovarian Cancer, ...

06.01.2017
Kalkreuth Roofing & Sheet Metal Makes $10,000 Donation

Check Presentation, featured from left to right: Tom Kleinhanzl, President & CEO, Frederick Regional Health System; J. David Hesse, V.P. Maryland Division, Kalkreuth Roofing & Sheet Metal; Dr. Greg Rausch, Chair, FMH Development Council; and ...

06.01.2017
Werres Corporation donates Custom Pallet Truck to Frederick Memorial Hospital on behalf of Hurwitz Breast Cancer Fund

Pictured: [Left to Right] Keith Burlingame, President, Werres Corporation; Curtis Jones, Receiving Clerk, Frederick Memorial Hospital; Patty Hurwitz, Co-Founder, Hurwitz Breast Cancer Fund; and Robin Rose, V.P. & Chief Development Officer, ...

05.30.2017
2 Leading Centers, 1 Mission. #endcancer

Recently, Frederick Regional Health System (FRHS) became the first and only hospital in Maryland to become a certified member of MD Anderson Cancer Network, a program of MD Anderson Cancer Center, a national leader in cancer care. We partnered with ...

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, ...

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