Fellowship breakfast series serves up health information for men

fellowship breakfastCalling all men! Where can you go to learn about health topics of special importance to men, and do it in a relaxed, casual environment over a healthful breakfast? If you answered the Men’s Fellowship Breakfast, this is your chance to move to the head of the class.

The Fellowship Breakfast series is sponsored by the Cancer Center’s Community Outreach Program, a trusted source for health information about cancer prevention, screening and early diagnosis.

June is Men’s Health Awareness Month, and the next Men’s Fellowship Breakfast takes place on Saturday, June 13, from 8:30 – 11 a.m. Continue reading

Leukemia and Lymphoma – The “Liquid Tumors”

Health professionals often refer to leukemia and lymphoma as “liquid tumors”.   Also called blood cancers, these cancers can affect the bone marrow, the blood cells and the lymphatic system.

Every 4 minutes, 1 person in the United States is diagnosed with a blood cancer, according to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.   Leukemia and lymphoma are often grouped together and considered related cancers because they probably all result from acquired mutations to the DNA of a single lymph- or blood-forming stem cell.

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