Women’s Health

Calling on Latina Women to Spread Awareness of Mammograms

The Cancer Center Breast Program at the Carole and Ray Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center at UConn Health is working to help Latina women through a peer group program to encourage early detection through annual screening.

A sign for The Carole and Ray Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center at UConn Health in Farmington

Q&A: Dr. Pramod Srivastava Explains the Hunt for a Breast Cancer Vaccine

The UConn Health team says they're about two years away from starting a clinical trial for triple negative breast cancer vaccines

Mom holding son outdoors

Managing Diabetes for 2

UConn Health’s Diabetes Education Program helps women control their blood sugars before, during, and after pregnancy to reduce complications for both mom and baby

Grateful to Be a Nurse at UConn Health: “I Love It!”

Meet Lauren Piro, a Labor and Delivery nurse at UConn Health, who epitomizes gratitude.

Sara and Esther

A Hanukkah Miracle of Survival for Mom and Newborn at UConn Health

“The quality of care I got at UConn Health is the reason why I am alive. If I wasn’t treated at UConn Health, I would have died,” says Sara Farber who just named her new daughter on December 18, the first day of Hanukkah.

Free diaper supplies being distributed by the new Diaper Connections program now being launched statewide

Free Diapers Can Really Help Connecticut Moms, Dads, and Children in Need

The Connecticut Hospital Association and the Diaper Bank of Connecticut are taking statewide the successful Diaper Connections pilot program of UConn Health’s Women’s Center and Family Medicine Clinics

Dr. Ted Rosenkrantz Awarded the 2022 Alicia’s Angels ‘Angel Award’

“Dr. Rosenkrantz’s career is beyond inspirational to me. I have tremendous respect of him as a physician and as a person," Jona Sager, founder and chair of the board of Alicia’s Angels, Inc.

Patient Credits UConn Health for Saving Her from Breast Cancer and then Giving Her Life Back with New Technology

From diagnosing, treating and curing her breast cancer, to giving her back her self-esteem with a new type of breast prosthetic created with her in mind, Jan Figueroa credits UConn Health for saving her life and giving it back to her.

Biomedical engineer Liisa Kuhn holds the soft, breathable material that serves as an alternative to uncomfortable, unnatural-looking prosthetics.

3D Printing Technology Benefits Breast Cancer Survivors

'It's been a need for many, many years, and it takes someone like a biomedical engineer to say, "I can do this"'

group portrait award presentation

Community Care Award Recognizes UConn Health Lactation Consultant Marisa Merlo

August is National Breastfeeding Month. UConn Health’s lactation consultant Marisa Merlo has received a Community Care Award for going above and beyond to help a patient.