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A mother applying sunscreen to her daughter's face
Posted on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 by Shayne Foley, PA-C

CVMC's Shayne Foley, PA-C provides a comprehensive look at the risk factors for skin cancer, the types of skin cancer, skin cancer treatment, and most importantly, tips to preventing overexposure to the sun.

Woman holding up October Is Breast Cancer Awareness Month sign
Posted on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 by Theresa Lever, M.Ed

Did you know that CVMC has made it even easier to get your screening mammogram, and new state laws mean more of the cost is covered! Find out how to make a screening appointment today.

Breast Reconstruction Awareness (BRA) Day
Posted on Wednesday, October 17, 2018 by UVMHN-CVMC

Many women eligible for breast reconstruction following cancer surgery are unaware of their options. Reconstruction Awareness (BRA) Day aims to give women hope and confidence through the gift of skin donation. 

Girl getting sunscreen applied to her face
Posted on Wednesday, June 27, 2018 by UVMHN-CVMC

This is the time of year when Vermonters, in particular, need to start being very careful about excessive exposure to the sun and its ultraviolet (UV) rays that can cause skin cancer. Learn what you need to know to keep your family protected from harmful rays.

Three young women exercising and laughing
Posted on Monday, January 22, 2018 by UVMHN-CVMC

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. Educate and empower yourself to protect your health and that of the ones you love.

Grandfather playing with grandson and dog by a river
Posted on Thursday, October 26, 2017 by UVMHN-CVMC

Prostate cancer is a serious disease – one in seven men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime – but if detected early, it is usually treatable with a 99% five-year survival rate.

Three women talking after a run
Posted on Thursday, October 19, 2017 by UVMHN-CVMC

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. Find out how three lifestyle choices – weight management, exercise and limiting alcohol consumption – can reduce your risk of diagnosis or recurrence.

Periodical table showing Rn Radon (222) element
Posted on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 by UVMHN-CVMC

The cancer program at Central Vermont Medical Center is partnering with the Barre Town clerk/treasurer’s office and the Vermont Department of Health to distribute free radon-in-air test kits to Barre Town residents from October 16 to November 17. 

Human head made out of puzzle pieces with several pieces flying away
Posted on Wednesday, July 5, 2017 by UVMHN-CVMC

People often enter into cancer treatment with the expectation that they might lose their hair, experience nausea or battle fatigue, but more patients are now learning and being counseled that they may experience changes in thinking.

Drawing of a compass
Posted on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 by UVMHN-CVMC

If you’ve been diagnosed with a serious medical condition, it’s likely that your life is about to get complicated. Our Patient Navigator provides some valuable tips on how you can minimize problems by being prepared and recruiting support.

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