November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. Please read the following article from Dr. Naveed Hasan, of Union Pulmonology, for important information regarding the disease and how to recognize its symptoms.
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Breast Cancer: Are You at Risk? About 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer during their lifetime. In fact, breast cancer is the most common form of cancer among American women except for skin cancer.
Reverend Kevin Hopper is a tough man to pin down for an interview. He is extremely busy, and not just in his personal life, but also with the selfless work that he does here for our patients at Union Hospital on a weekly basis.
Prostate cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer in men. One out of every nine men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime, and about 30,000 will die from the disease every year. The good news is that prostate cancer is very treatable if detected early with nearly a 100% [...]
Cecil County Health Department and Union Hospital, in partnership with Cecil County’s Community Health Advisory Committee, are pleased to announce the launch of the Cecil County Community Health Survey. Conducted every three years as part of a comprehensive Community Health Needs Assessment for Cecil County, this online survey seeks to gather information on community members’ [...]
A Word From Our Experts Summer is definitely in full force, and as much as we all enjoy the sun’s rays, it is very important to remember to protect yourself from potential risks. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has named July as Ultraviolet (UV) Safety Month, in an effort [...]
If you are or were a patient of Dr. Tariq Mahmood of Union Neurology, we regret to inform you that effective June 29, 2018 the practice will be closed. We thank Dr. Mahmood for his dedication to our community over the last eight years and extend our best wishes to [...]
Joe Tanner is someone who does not desire to have the spotlight on him. So, you can imagine his discomfort when we shared the wonderful news that he was our latest Volunteer Spotlight Award winner! Immediately, Joe did not feel as if he deserved the honor, but if you know him, then you know that [...]
Cancer Rates Decline but the Disease Still Too Common April is Cancer Control Month; a good time to highlight the many recent advances in the fight against cancer. Here’s the good news—cancer rates and deaths have declined for the past two decades, for several reasons. Cancer screenings, such as mammograms, have become more effective in [...]
Do You Need a Colonoscopy? Do you need a colonoscopy? If you are age 50 or older, the answer is a definite “YES!” March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, and it’s time to get serious about a medical condition that costs the lives of more than 50,000 Americans every year. What is colorectal cancer and [...]