Lynch Syndrome Support Group To Hold Quarterly Meeting

Thursday, August 16, 2018
The support group for people diagnosed with Lynch Syndrome, and their families, will hold its meeting from 4:30-6 p.m. next Tuesday.  The Lynch support group meets once every quarter in the Rees Skillern Cancer Institute’s Cancer Risk and Survivorship Center, Suite 307.  Catherine Marcum, DPN, APN, AGACNP-BC, AGN-BC, advanced practice nurse with training in clinical cancer genetics through the City of Hope, facilitates the group.  Rhonda Edwards, licensed clinical social worker, will hold an open forum during the meeting.    
 
"Lynch Syndrome is an inherited disorder that increases the risk for colorectal, endometrial and many other types of cancer.  Those with Lynch Syndrome, and their family, can face a lifetime of screenings and decisions about preventative surgery.  This support group gives those affected by Lynch Syndrome an opportunity to talk with others on a similar journey," organizers said.
 
There is no charge to attend the Lynch Support Group.  To RSVP, or for information on cancer risk counseling, call 423-495-GENE (4363).


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