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Presentation: Colorectal Cancer and Hereditary Factors: What Mom Didn’t Tell You and Dad Didn’t Know
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Presenters: Tegpal Atwal, MD, Trios Health, Ahmad Fora, MD, Trios Health and Sarah Hall, MS, CGC, Trios Health
Date: Wednesday, February 22nd, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Dr. Tegpal Atwal is a gastroenterologist and specializes in management of diseases of the gastrointestinal tract and liver. Dr. Ahmad Fora is in hematology and oncology and specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of blood diseases and cancer . Sarah Hall is a genetic counselor and specializes in genetic factors of cancer. Your family tree can say a lot about your risk of developing colorectal cancer and others. Please join us for some information on how family risk affects screening, testing and treatment choices. Also on the agenda is information about Lynch Syndrome; a genetic factor for multiple cancers including colorectal. Please call 737-3427 to RSVP by Monday, February 20th. Lunch will be provided with RSVP.