Make That Call for Colon Cancer Screening is a health education campaign being held on March 1-31, 2014, 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.
Women and Colon Cancer Patient Seminar
Tuesday, March 4: 5:30 – 7 p.m. at the Belfer Research Building, Weill Cornell Medical Center
The Center for Advanced Digestive Care Patient Seminar Series discusses current topics in digestive health in a casual setting, with topics ranging from prevention to treatment. The March seminar event, entitled “Women and Colon Cancer: Special Considerations” will feature a panel of physicians and other CADC representatives discussing patient scenarios. Q&A time and light refreshments will be provided. The event is free and open to the public, and will take place in the second floor conference room of the Belfer Research Building at 413 East 69th Street. For additional information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Colorectal Cancer Awareness Day
Saturday, March 15: 1:15 – 4 p.m. at the Vivian and Seymour Milstein Family Heart Center, Columbia University Medical Center
The Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Department of Surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center invite you to attend an afternoon of learning and sharing with the experts. At this event, lectures will include risk factors, screening and early detection, treatment options and a patient testimonial. Various vendors will be on hand providing useful literature, materials, and giveaways. You will also have the opportunity to interact with our staff and faculty and enjoy refreshments.
Colorectal Cancer Awareness Day is open to the public. Please bring your family and friends! Register today at columbiasurgery.org/events.
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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]