Author Archives: Angela Sako

Volunteer for a better community and a better you: National Health Care Volunteer Week challenge

This week (April 6-12) is National Health Care Volunteer Week.. It was established by President Nixon in 1974 as a way to show appreciation and raise awareness for volunteers and the valuable services they provide. Volunteer work is an integral … Continue reading

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Lynch syndrome and cancer

March is colon cancer awareness month. Colon or colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer among men and women in the United States. It is estimated that over 135,000 new cases are diagnosed each year. A colorectal cancer diagnosis, … Continue reading

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New CSC tools designed to help people with metastatic skin cancers

Whether it’s a quick beach getaway to escape the snow or an upcoming spring break, long gone are the days of basking in the sun without a care. As science and epidemiology have evolved, we are now all too aware … Continue reading

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Tips for staying healthy during flu season

The winter months bring shorter days and cooler temperatures. Most people associate this season with celebrations and holidays, but it is important to remember that it is also influenza (flu) season. Seasonal flu is a contagious illness caused by a … Continue reading

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Tips for a healthy & stress-free holiday

The holiday season is a time of joy as many reunite with family members and experience the comfort of old traditions. However, it can also be stressful! From hosting events to shopping for presents, this season can be overwhelming. For … Continue reading

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