January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month! Cervical Cancer is one of the most preventable types of cancer, yet over 12,000 women in the US are diagnosed with it each year.
Human papillomavirus, or HPV, is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections and is found in about 99% of cervical cancers. While almost 90% of HPV infections resolve on their own within 2 years, high-risk types of HPV may cause cervical cancer. » Read more about: Cervical Cancer Awareness »
Persistent urinary tract infections (UTI) or UTI-like symptoms may be an indication of bladder cancer or the potential for bladder cancer. It depends on the type of symptoms, how long you have had them and if there is pain involved.
Getting the facts, as well as seeing your doctor, is important if you are experiencing continued UTI’s or UTI-like symptoms. » Read more about: Could Persistent UTI-like Symptoms be Bladder Cancer? »
Endometrial cancer develops from abnormal cellular growth in the inner lining of the uterus and accounts for the majority of uterine cancer cases. It is typically diagnosed in women 50 and older. When diagnosed at an early stage before it spreads outside the uterus, endometrial cancer can be successfully treated using minimally invasive methods.
Knowing the symptoms and risk factors of the disease helps towards an early diagnosis. » Read more about: Risk Factors for Uterine Cancer »
Thank you to all of our patients that came out to join our team at GCPS on September 27, 2015 for the 25th Annual NOCC 5K Run/Walk for ovarian cancer.
Pictured in photo: Dr. Denehy, Dr. Taylor, Dr. Stephenson, and Nurse Practitioner Marisa Hamrah and the staff at GCPS. » Read more about: NOCC Mayor’s 5K for Ovarian Cancer »
GCPS is pleased to announce the addition of Marisa Hamrah, A.P.N., C to our staff as a licensed nurse practitioner helping to broaden the continuum of care for our established gynecologic patients. With her enthusiasm and 10 years of expertise in Women’s Health, she is assisting Dr. Thad Denehy and Dr. Robert Taylor in the management of their patients. Marisa is also welcoming new general gynecologic patients to her practice. For an appointment call 973-243-9300. » Read more about: Introducing Marisa Hamrah, A.P.N., C »
Congratulations to Dr. Thad Denehy and Dr. Robert Taylor on being nominated again as “Top Doctors” in New Jersey Monthly and Inside Jersey for 2015! Having been nominated by their peers, referrals are the highest compliment any doctor can receive and even more so when acute and complicated cases are involved. Both Dr. Denehy and Dr. Taylor often receive such cases from physicians and surgeons who refer their technically challenging, medically compromised and hi-risk patients for surgical and medical management of both benign and malignant gynecologic conditions. » Read more about: AWARDS »
Perimenopause is a time where a woman’s body is going through natural changes in levels of estrogen and progesterone. This change in hormones can cause hot flashes, mood swings, sleep problems, bone loss and problems with concentration. » Read more about: Managing Perimenopause Symptoms »
Uterine Fibroids, which are abnormal growths in a woman’s uterus, affect 20 to 80 percent of women in their lifetime. These tumors can cause severe abdominal pain and heavy periods. » Read more about: Uterine Fibroid Fact Sheet »
Most sexually active adults have been exposed to HPV. However, how much do you really know about human papillomavirus? Here are a few surprising facts about HPV so you are better informed: » Read more about: Surprising Facts about HPV »
Pelvic prolapse occurs when an organ in your pelvis drops and pushes against the walls of your vagina due to tissues that hold the organs becoming weak or stretched. The organs that can be involved in pelvic prolapse include the bladder, urethra, uterus, vagina, small bowel and rectum. » Read more about: Pelvic Prolapse »