Friday | April 6 | 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. | Health Workshop
Colon Cancer Awareness: Preventable. Treatable. Beatable!” Join Dr. Othman Aref (Gastroenterologist at Upstate Medical Center), Friday, April 6, 6:30 p.m. for a community discussion regarding colon cancer basics and the steps you can take to protect yourself and your loved ones.
This workshop is FREE.Regardless of age, gender or cultural background, sometimes we are uncomfortable talking about colon cancer, but it is important to learn about the risk factors and what you can do to prevent or help lower your risk.Colon cancer screening saves lives. It is one of only a few cancers that can be prevented through screening. While colorectal cancer affects both men and women in almost equal numbers, and is the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States — there are several screening methods available, making the disease highly preventable.