Awareness Day to discuss how to prevent, treat and beat colorectal
cancerAmong men and women,
colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the
country. However, it doesn’t have to stay this way.
Morris W. Beebe, M.D., and Arthur Gaing, M.D., as well as colorectal surgeon
Mariano Faresi, M.D., for Colorectal Cancer Awareness Day. Learn about the
signs and symptoms of colorectal cancer, the importance of screenings and what
you can do to combat this serious disease.
educational session takes place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, March 24, at
KDMC Health Education Center Room 5 in the lower level of the Lexington Avenue
parking garage, 2201 Lexington Ave., Ashland.
“Colorectal cancer is the
most preventable, beatable cancer if detected early,” said Dr.
Beebe. “That’s why this event is so crucial to the education of our community.”
are several risk factors for colorectal cancer, including:
event is open to anyone, although reservations are requested. Reserve your seat
by calling 1-888-377-KDMC (5362). Refreshments will be provided. Convenient parking
is available in the lot at the corner of Lexington Avenue and 22nd Street, next to the KDMC Human Resources building.
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