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Posts Tagged ‘Karmanos’

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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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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