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NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center Colorectal Cancer Awareness Day!

NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center Colorectal Cancer Awareness Day!

Please join us on Saturday, March 14, 2015 for the 2nd Annual Colorectal Cancer Awareness Day, at 173 Fort Washington Avenue, NYC from 10:30am – 1:00pm, for a morning of learning and sharing with the experts of NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center.

Discussions will include:

Screening for colon cancer?  Why colonoscopy?  Are there other alternatives?

  • Colorectal Cancer: Risk factors and how much of it is in the genes?
  • I have been diagnosed with Colon Cancer – now what?
  • Patient Stories

A special presentation will be given by Dr. Heather Dacus, NYS Department of Health:

Colorectal Cancer Screening for Everyone “The 80% by 2018 Initiative”

Register today at the link below.  If you have any questions, please contact Annmarie Tarleton at 212.304.7813.

 Register Today for Colorectal Cancer Awareness Day!


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March 14, 2015:      Colorectal Cancer Awareness Day

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