Angela Sako

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Read March 19, 2014

Lynch Syndrome and Cancer

Up to 5% of colorectal cancers are attributed to an inherited disorder known as Lynch syndrome. A genetic counselor will help you determine if you or other family members should consider genetic testing for Lynch syndrome. This condition increases your risk of getting not just colorectal cancer, but also the other types of cancers.
Read February 12, 2014

New CSC Tools Designed to Help People with Metastatic Skin Cancers

Of all skin cancer, melanoma is the most likely to become metastatic and, until recently, the picture was fairly grim. But, with several recently approved drugs – the first new treatments in over a decade – it means some people with metastatic melanoma are living longer and better than ever.
Read May 21, 2014

Gray in May – Brain Tumor Awareness

A brain tumor diagnosis can trigger a number of emotions, including fear, loneliness, and anger. It is important to remember that you are not alone and there are many resources available to help you. Through these resources, you can take charge of your experience and gain a sense of empowerment.
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Read October 29, 2014

How Does Exercise Combat Depression

Daily exercise has been shown to improve symptoms of depression, release muscle tension and reduce levels of cortisol – a stress hormone