Women’s Health

Cervical Cancer is Preventable

Cervical Cancer Awareness Month serves as a reminder that cervical cancer is preventable with regular screening tests and the HPV vaccine.

Brain surgery patient Paramita Dhar with her two children.

‘Racing against Time’: Woman’s Life, Vision, and Baby Saved by UConn Health

UConn Health doctors worked to save a pregnant woman from a fast-growing brain tumor while safely delivering her baby, who turns 1 this Thanksgiving

Young breast cancer survivor Jennifer Skitromo

Breast Cancer in Young Women: A Survivor’s Story

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Jennifer Skitromo never thought that at age 34, and with no family history, that breast cancer was something she needed to be concerned about. Read her story of survival.

Breast Cancer Patient Shares Her Journey to Help Others

Breast Cancer Awareness Month is designated as a time is to support those who have been through and are going through, the difficult breast cancer journey. In addition, it has a goal of raising awareness of ways in which this deadly disease can be avoided and found earlier.

sonographer group portrait in front of ultrasound machine

Spotlight on Services: Medical Ultrasound

Sonographers at UConn Health describe their roles and how their work in diagnostic imaging fits in to the larger health care picture. October is Medical Ultrasound Awareness Month.

UConn Health Minute: High Risk Pregnancy

With a high-risk pregnancy, mom or baby might be at increased risk of health problems before, during or after delivery. As Dr. Richard Wagner explains, the maternal-fetal medicine physicians at UConn Health have undergone advanced training to offer the special monitoring and care that high risk pregnancies require.

Cancer Doesn’t Stop for COVID

Cancer doesn’t wait for COVID and delaying care can cause a higher risk to patients

Lactation Consultant Helping Moms with Breastfeeding Goals

While research shows the positive benefits of breastfeeding, it doesn’t always come easily. At UConn Health, Marisa Merlo, lactation consultant, offers support to families and babies learning how to breastfeed.

2021 Top Doctors Named by Connecticut Magazine

See which 43 UConn Health physicians have been named 2021 Top Doctors by Connecticut Magazine. Plus, read more about four UConn Health doctors and their additional unique talents beyond their daily practice of medicine.

UConn Health First in New England to Offer Surgical Navigation for Breast-Conserving Surgery

Leading the way in breast-conserving surgery, UConn Health is the first hospital in New England to offer the surgical navigation system by EnVisio.