The Colorado Center for Gynecologic Oncology is excited to share our April Newsletter providing patients with new information, upcoming events and inspiring stories. This month’s “Featured Article” was written by one of our genetic counselor partners, Melissa Gilstrap, MS, CGC, a Certified Genetic Counselor and Genetic Services Coordinator at Parker Adventist Hospital.
What is known about the relationship between obesity and cancer? There is consistent evidence that higher amounts of body fat are associated with increased risks of a number of cancers.Details
In a recent Medical News Today story, scientists have identified a new enzyme mechanism that induces cancer cells that are about to migrate to destroy themselves by degrading their tiny powerhouses, or mitochondria. They hope that this discovery will lead to new treatments that can stop tumors from spreading.Details