Gynecologic Cancer: Endometrial Cancer

by Dr. von Gruenigen September 18, 2014

During Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month, we are featuring a six-part video blog series.  In the first installment of the series,  Dr. Vivian von Gruenigen, medical director of the Women’s Health Institute at Summa Health System, discussed the various types of gynecologic cancer. In case you missed it, you can view it here. The second installment discussed the signs and symptoms of gynecologic […]

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Going the distance…to battle Cancer

by Michele L. McCarroll Ph.D. September 17, 2014
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Given that this is Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month, I thought I would share my recent experience in the battle against cancer. I set a goal to challenge myself physically and take a more “active” role in fighting cancer beyond the research conducted at Summa Health System.  So, on Aug. 9, I set out to ride […]

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Gynecologic Cancer: Treatment options

by Dr. von Gruenigen September 16, 2014

During Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month, we are featuring a six-part video blog series.  In the first installment of the series,  Dr. Vivian von Gruenigen, medical director of the Women’s Health Institute at Summa Health System, discussed the various types of gynecologic cancer. In case you missed it, you can view it here. The second installment discussed the signs and symptoms of gynecologic […]

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Gynecologic Cancer: What are the signs and symptoms?

by Dr. von Gruenigen September 11, 2014

During Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month, we are featuring a six-part video blog series to educate our readers about this disease.  In the first installment of the series,  Dr. Vivian von Gruenigen, medical director of the Women’s Health Institute at Summa Health System, discussed the various types of gynecologic cancer. In case you missed it, you can view it here. In this […]

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Gynecologic Cancer: What are the various types?

by Dr. von Gruenigen September 9, 2014

September is Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month, and to educate our readers about this cancer that affects the female repreoductive organs, we will be featuring a six-part video blog series.  In the first installment of the series,  Dr. Vivian von Gruenigen, medical director of the Women’s Health Institute at Summa Health System, discusses the various types of gynecologic cancer.

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To grow luxuriantly

by Dr. von Gruenigen September 4, 2014
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I had the wonderful opportunity to speak to a dynamic group of ladies last week at a women’s leadership conference in Cleveland. It was a complete coincidence that the business conference was named Flourish! Throughout the day, one of its leaders, Rachel Talton focused on the derivation of the word ‘flourish’. Merriam-Webster defines the word […]

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Joining the Summa Community: Dr. Robin Laskey

by Guest Blogger September 2, 2014
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I come from a family of strong women — women who formed the foundation of my family — providing strength, encouragement and optimism even through the toughest of times. As a gynecologic oncologist, I see that same strength and resilience in my cancer patients and that is what initially drew me to this field. I […]

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New app’s aim is to help women and their babies stay healthy

by Summa Flourish August 26, 2014
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Thanks to a generous contribution from Summa Foundation Circle of Women’s Health Philanthropists, a new app has been designed for new mothers who are looking for information about how to keep themselves – and their babies – healthy. Flourish – Women’s Resource App is available for Apple and Android devices at no charge. It offers interactive health […]

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Have you had your shots?

by Summa Flourish August 19, 2014
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August is National Immunization Awareness Month and what better time to be reminded that shots aren’t just for kids — or pets! We all need vaccinations — or immunizations — to help protect ourselves and those around us from serious diseases like the flu, measles, and tuberculosis. But, to be properly protected, not only should […]

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