Treatments & Procedures
Our physicians and specialists at Baptist Health System are dedicated to providing you with individualized treatment and rehabilitation plans to get you on the road to recovery.
Woman Services - Bone Health
Exercise is any form of physical activity that maintains or enhances the overall health and wellness of an individual. Exercise can include walking, dancing, sports and gardening.
Forteo is a treatment option for osteoporosis. It's available for use in women who are at high risk for bone fractures.
SELECTIVE ESTROGEN RECEPTOR MODULATORS (SERMS)
SERMs are compounds that block the effects of estrogen. If estrogen is not attached to a cell, the cell will not grow and multiply.
Strontium is a trace element found in soil and seawater that appears to have similar properties as calcium. For this reason, strontium can be used as a treatment for osteoporosis.
Woman Services - Breast Health
Biological therapy is a treatment method that uses the body's immune system to fight infections and disease. Some biological therapies use vaccines and bacteria to help stimulate the body's immune system to fight an infection or disease, such as cancer.
BREAST CANCER SURGERY
Breast cancer surgery is a common part of treatment for to remove the tumor. Surgery will vary in complexity based on diagnosis, but may include a lumpectomy or a mastectomy.
Chemotherapy is a common treatment method for a wide variety of cancers and uses chemical substances to eliminate rapidly dividing cells from the body. Chemotherapy can be oral, intravenous or given through injections.
Herceptin is a type of treatment that is given intravenously for breast cancer as well certain types of stomach cancer. Herceptin can be used along with other types of cancer treatments.
Hormone therapy is the use of one or more female hormones (typically estrogen and progestin) to treat symptoms associated with menopause. Hormone therapy can help to reduce night sweats, hot flashes, anxiety, difficulty sleeping and vaginal dryness.
Radiation therapy is a common form of treatment for a wide variety of different cancers. This form of cancer therapy uses ionizing radiation to control or eliminate malignant cells.