DocTalk: Sun Safety Tips

Did you know that having 5 or more sunburns in your lifetime doubles your risk for melanoma? In this episode of DocTalk, Dr. Jim Heise talks about what we can do to prevent skin cancer.
Published 5/31/2024 8:15:00 AM

DCMC Dental Clinic to host FREE Oral Cancer Screening

On Wednesday, April 19th, the Door County Medical Center Dental Clinic will host a free Oral Cancer Screening from 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. This event is free to the public for all ages (minors will need to have their legal guardian present) and no appointment is necessary!
Published 4/1/2023 11:05:10 AM

The Great American Smokeout! Taking the First Steps Toward a Smoke-Free America Together

Quitting any habit isn’t easy. When it comes to smoking, quitting can be one of the most difficult actions a person can take. This year don’t quit alone, instead join with thousands of other people in the Great American Smokeout and take the first step toward kicking the habit for good.
Published 11/17/2021 8:15:01 AM

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The early goal of Breast Cancer Awareness Month was to educate women about breast cancer and early detection tests so that they could take charge of their breast health.
Published 10/26/2021 2:28:01 PM

Door County Medical Center Experiences: The Kelsey’s

Once we hit 45, one common refrain we can expect to hear at the doctor's office is, “You need to get a colonoscopy.” A colonoscopy is one of the most important things that you can do for your long-term health. Learn about the experience had by the Kelsey family and think about scheduling your colonoscopy today.
Published 10/30/2020 7:00:00 AM

Preventing Colorectal Cancer: Getting a Screening is Easier (and More Important) than You Think

Once we hit 45, one common refrain we can expect to hear at the doctor’s office is, “You need to get a colonoscopy.” The thought of getting a colonoscopy often makes people cringe. And yet, a colonoscopy is one of the most important things that you can do for your long-term health.
Published 8/25/2020 9:29:51 AM

Beating Burkitt Leukemia with Bone Marrow

April is National Donate Life Month. In order to encourage people to register as an eye, organ and tissue donor, and to honor those who have saved lives through the gift of donation, we are sharing the Door County community’s own inspirational donation stories.
Published 4/23/2020 2:44:19 PM

Shop & Dine 2019

Door County Medical Center, invites you to participate in the 8th annual Shop and Dine event on Saturday, October 5, 2019, to benefit The Healing Project (THP). THP provides no-cost integrative health care services to Door County residents living with cancer. 

Published 9/18/2019 1:55:12 PM

How to Detect and Prevent Skin Cancer

Door County has the highest rate of skin cancer in Wisconsin and its rate is twice the state average! As summer heats up, and to celebrate UV Safety Awareness month, DCMC is providing important information about how to detect and prevent skin cancer. 

Published 7/17/2019 11:58:53 AM

Cervical Health & HPV Vaccination

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, and Door County Medical Center wants you to know that there’s a lot you can do to prevent cervical cancer.


Published 1/18/2019 11:08:23 AM

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