Make That Call for Colon Cancer Screening is a health education campaign being held on March 1-31, 2013, to urge those 50 and older to Make That Call for Colon Cancer Screening.
As part of the Make That Call campaign, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital The Jay Monahan Center for Gastrointestinal Health & Center for Advanced Digestive Care along with the New York Citywide Colon Cancer Control Coalition (C5), American College of Gastroenterology (ACG), American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE), Colon Cancer Alliance (CCA) and New York Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (NYSGE) and participating NYC businesses and organizations are partnering to help increase colon cancer awareness and screening
Make That Call to your doctor!
If you are age 50 or older, we urge you to Make That Call to your doctor today to schedule an appointment for colon cancer screening. If you are younger than 50 but have risk factors that increase your risk for colorectal cancer, Make That Call to your doctor to discuss screening at a younger age. With appropriate screening and early detection, this disease is often preventable and highly curable. It's your call. And it could save your life.
Tuesday, March 19th: 12-3pm at the Jay Monahan Center at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
This educational event brings together patients and experts to dispel myths and encourage colon cancer screenings. The day includes inspirational messages from colon cancer survivors and commentary from physicians, surgeons, nutritionists and genetics teams. Attendees can also walk through an inflatable colon and watch a virtual colonoscopy. The New York City event is free and open to the public. The Center is located at 1315 York Avenue at 70th Street. For additional information please email email@example.com.
Wednesday, March 27th: 10am - 1pm at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center
Meet with experts to discuss colon cancer risks and discuss screening options with the medical team. Nutritionists will be available to provide healthy eating advice and samples.
This New York City event is free and open to the public. The event will be located in the lobby of the Milstein Hospital Building at 177 Fort Washington Avenue at 168th Street
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To make an appointment for colon cancer screening in New York call NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital at 877-902-2232 and let them know you are Making that Call for Colon Cancer Screening
Weill Cornell Medical Center
525 East 68th Street
New York, NY 10065
Columbia University Medical Center
630 West 168th Street
New York, NY 10032
To make an appointment for colon cancer screening outside of New York call The Colon Cancer Alliance Hotline at 877-422-2030 [Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday 9:30am – 4:30pm]