18 01, 2018

Progressive Women’s Health Chooses CancerIQ to Enhance Cancer Prevention Program

2018-01-18T17:36:38+00:00 January 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|1 Comment

New software will help predict patients’ risk of cancer  In the fight against cancer, genes are key, and a patient’s family history can be an important indicator of their risk of developing the disease later in life. Progressive Women’s Health started their Cancer Prevention Program in July of 2013 to help patients predict and lower [...]

14 11, 2017

November is Bladder Health Month

2017-11-14T02:27:13+00:00 November 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

November is Bladder Health Month and at Progressive Women’s Healthcare we encourage good bladder health. We have every patient complete a bladder screening form to identify those with common conditions such as Overactive Bladder and Stress Urinary Incontinence. Both conditions now can be treated without surgery or medication. For 3 years now we have been [...]

5 10, 2017

Breast Cancer Risk Stratification

2017-10-05T01:46:23+00:00 October 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|3 Comments

Do you know your lifetime risk for developing breast cancer? At Progressive Women’s Healthcare we perform individualized breast risk assessments on our patients. Our goal is to group women into 3 different categories: Average Risk, Increased Risk, and High Risk. It is important to know which category a women falls into because screening and management [...]

7 09, 2017

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

2017-09-07T00:13:50+00:00 September 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month and at Progressive Women’s Healthcare we want our patients to be “Ovarian Self-Aware.” This means to recognize one’s personal ovarian health and cancer risk. First, Do you have a first degree (mother, sister) or second degree (grandmother, aunt) family member who has been diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer? If the [...]

3 08, 2017

Personalized Medicine with the Help of GeneSight

2017-08-03T01:15:37+00:00 August 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Finding the right medication can be frustrating for the provider and the patient. At Progressive Women’s Healthcare, we use GeneSight to help eliminate this frustration. GeneSight analyzes your individual genes which influences the way your body responds to different medication. When you are on medication that doesn’t match your genetics, you are more prone to [...]

24 06, 2017

A Non-Surgical Approach to Stress Urinary Incontinence

2017-06-24T22:22:51+00:00 June 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|1 Comment

At Progressive Women's Healthcare we are dedicated to addressing your incontinence concerns. Stress Urinary Incontinence is defined by urinary leakage when you laugh, cough, sneeze, or exercise. 1 out of every 3 patients that walk through our door are dealing with this aggravating and embarrassing problem.  After referring approximately  300 patients annually for corrective surgery, Dr. Peterson [...]