January 7, 2022

COVID-Positive Moms CAN Still Breastfeed

According to the CDC, “breast milk is not a likely source of SARS-CoV-2 transmission,” thus moms can still breastfeed with suspected or confirmed COVID-19. Below are the CDC considerations for breastfeeding. To read the full article, visit https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/care-for-breastfeeding-women.html. Read a portion of their article below. Considerations for breastfeeding Breast milk is the best source of… View Article

March 7, 2019

Lymphedema Awareness in Women

Life After Breast Cancer After the treatment of breast cancer, your body is under recovery from so much—surgery, anesthesia, perhaps multiple cycles of chemotherapy, or radiation. Post-treatment women face several challenges after breast cancer including fatigue, memory problems, menopausal symptoms, and more. One of the most common concerns after breast cancer treatment is Lymphedema. The… View Article

June 7, 2018

Stereotactic Biopsy

Women who receive an abnormal mammogram, or who have a suspicious breast lump, may now benefit from a digital stereotactic breast biopsy at Bucyrus Hospital. A stereotactic breast biopsy is an accurate and efficient image-guided procedure that is less invasive than the traditional surgical alternative. During the procedure, a surgeon uses a special computer to… View Article

Digital Mammography

Avita has enhanced their women’s health services with the purchase and installation of digital mammography systems. Although comparable to conventional film mammography, digital testing has proven benefits in breast cancer screening for women: shorter exam times, lower doses of radiation, faster image acquisition, image alteration capabilities by physicians, and the improved contrast between dense and non-dense… View Article