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Posts Tagged ‘Karmanos Cancer Institute’

Kathleen Hardy

Find Your “New Normal” After Cancer Diagnosis

Cancer Thrivers Network for Jewish Women presents “Thriving with the New Normal” as part of the Life Enhancement Series at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, at Jewish Family Service in West Bloomfield. Thriving after a cancer diagnosis is all about maintaining balance in mind, body and spirit. Kathleen Hardy, LMSW, will speak about bringing this…

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Howard and Sarah Katz, left, meet with Certified Genetics Counselor Rachel Hagen, MS, CGC and Michael Simon, M.D., MPH, medical director of the Cancer Genetic Counseling Service, both of the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute.

Will I Get Cancer?

Elizabeth Katz Special to the Jewish News Proactive genetic testing and counseling can help cut risks of breast and other cancers. Sarah Katz was 22 when her father, Howard, was diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer. She had recently graduated from college and had plans to move out of state to explore career opportunities. She…

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The winning team at the Greenberg Invitational included Jeremy Schaap, Peter Joelson, Jeff Shapiro, David Ruby and Brian Eisenberg.

Greenberg Invitational One To Remember

Sari Cicurel, the new executive director of the Michigan Jewish Sports Foundation, knew quite a bit about the inner workings of the foundation’s Hank Greenberg Memorial Golf Invitational before she started her new job earlier this year. She had been the foundation’s community relations director for six years, which prepared her for the first invitational…

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Ivan “Pudge” Rodriguez

Family Matters

Hank Greenberg’s Grandson Coming To The Hank Greenberg Invitational There will be a special guest Monday at the 28th annual Hank Greenberg Memorial Golf Invitational at Franklin Hills Country Club in Farmington Hills. William Gahagan, grandson of the former Detroit Tigers great, will be at the invitational with his wife during his first trip to…

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Football Talk With Lions GM, Player Agent

The Michigan Jewish Sports Foundation is once again presenting a night of sports talk to raise funds for the Dr. Steve and Evelyn Rosen Stars of Tomorrow Scholarship fund. Detroit Lions General Manager Bob Quinn, fresh off his work helping the Lions make their choices in the NFL Draft, and agent Kevin Poston, who represents…

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Fay Jacobs, a 93-year-old volunteer at Karmanos Cancer Institute’s Weisberg Cancer Treatment Center, helps women prepare for their mammograms at the Farmington Hills-based center. Also pictured is Lisa Abele, lead mammographer at Weisberg, and a patient. Karmanos volunteer

Helping Patients

Karmanos volunteer doesn’t let age slow her down Fay Jacobs, 93, of Farmington Hills, isn’t someone who spends her days shopping and going out to lunch. Rather, you’ll find her exercising at the Costick Activities Center, meeting friends from Congregation Beth Shalom in Oak Park or volunteering at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute’s Weisberg…

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