A diagnosis of breast and other cancers prompts people to learn more about their family histories and their risk of inheriting a cancer susceptibility gene.
Pharmacy liaisons at the Baystate Children's Specialty Center go over and beyond to help keep one Crohn's Disease patient healthy and symptom free.
With cancer, research indicates that inherited mutations play a role in about 5-10% of all diagnoses. So, can cancer really “run in your family,” and what steps can be taken to lessen that risk?
The Baystate Children’s Specialty Center’s metabolic disease clinic treats patients with genetic metabolic disorders that they inherit at birth. These disorders are genetic conditions that affect the metabolism or the body’s ability to turn food into energy.
If you ask people about getting their colonoscopies, you often get nervous laughter, a few jokes, and lots of excuses.