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Cancer Screening & Family Health 101- What You Need to Know!

Date/Time

Jan 29, 2014
06:30 PM

Description

"There are more than 20 million adults in this country who haven't had any recommended screening for colorectal cancer and who may therefore get cancer and die from a preventable tragedy," saiCDC Director TmFrede,M.D., M.P.H. "Screening for colorectal cacer is ffective an can save your life."

According to a recent report, about one in three aged 50-75 years have not been tested for colorectal cancer. While may people are aware of the fact that they should be screened for beas, colon, and prostate cancer, a vast number of people do not undergo screening, some cancers can b detected at an earier stage, which can dramatically increase the outcome and survival time.

On Wednesday, January 29th at 6:30pm,Dr. Neville Bamji and Dr. Savreet Sarkaria, of Mount Sinai Hospital- affiliated, New York Gastroenterology Associates, with offices in Scarsdale, NY and New York City, will discuss some of the many reasons why people do not undergo screening, and also guidelines for cancer screening (not limited to, but including,colon, stomach, esophageal cancer and Barrets, small intestine, breast, ovarian, bladder/genitourinary, pancreatic cancer), genetic cancer syndromes and family history.

*Thi event will offer a great deal of critical information and facts, and is open to the public, but registration is required. To sign up, please call Gilda's Club Westchester at 914.644.8844

Cost

Free

Location

View map Gilda's Club Westchester
80 Maple Ave
White Plains, NY

Additional Information

Neighborhood:

White Plains

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