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The women in our lives take care of everyone in their families but it’s important that they take care of their health as well. We are committed to personalized care with an emphasis on prevention and education. Check out these resources that meet your loved one’s needs.

Women’s health includes services for:

  • Breast health
  • Bone health
  • Pregnancy and childbirth
  • Obstetrics
  • Gynecology
  • Mammography
  • Menopause
  • Incontinence
  • Pelvic issues

Pap Smear: What is it & How to Find Precancers?

In the United States, approximately 14,000 new cases of invasive cervical cancer occur each year and HPV is the central cause. Pap smears are a vital screening tool for both cervical cancer and HPV. 

Read more about the importance of pap smears and see how often you should be screened.

HPV vaccines: A cancer prevention tool

HPV vaccination provides safe, effective and long-lasting protection, with the potential to prevent more than 90% of HPV-attributable cancers. 

Find out how the HPV vaccine can protect you and your family.

Is Dense Breast Tissue Cause for Concern?

There’s a relationship between density and cancer risk, but advanced screening options can help.

 Learn about dense breast tissue, why breast density important and what you can do about it.

Treatment for Common Pelvic Floor Disorders

From frequent urination to discomfort and pain, these conditions affect many women. 

Learn how to get relief.

Personal Connection

Valerie Mendiburu never thought cancer was in her future. “We never had any type of cancer that ran in my family,” the 40-year-old Bakersfield resident says. But when her gynecologist recommended that she undergo genetic testing to determine her hereditary cancer risk back in 2018, she agreed to try it. 

See how Valerie Mendiburu was empowered to take steps against cancer.

Find a care provider

Find a primary care provider or OB-GYN near you.