Everything You Need to Know About Colorectal Cancer: Prevention, Screening & Treatment

March 22, 2018
6:30pm - 8:30pm
FREE: FREE
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2550-2560 Marcus Avenue, North New Hyde Park, NY 11042
Venue: Northwell 2000 Marcus Ave
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Many of us know someone affected by colorectal cancer, a disease that's highly preventable and treatable with proactive approach.  March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, so we're holding an event to arm you with the knowledge you need to combat this cancer.  Yes, this included getting regular colonoscopies.  And no, they're not as bas as you may think.
Join our panel of experts to:
-Get tips about nutrition and other ways to prevent colorectal cancer before it starts.
-Understand how genetics (including Lynch syndrome) can increase your risk.
-Learn about different screening options.
-Find out about the latest diagnostic and treatment options.

Presented by:

John Procaccino, MD, FACS, FASCRS
Director, Colon & Rectal Services, Central Region
Vice Chairman, Department of Surgery
Chief, Colon & Rectal Surgery, North Shore University Hospital
Director, Colorectal Fellowship Program
 
Maurice A. Cerulli, MD, FASGE, FACG, AGAF, FACP
Program Director, Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Northwell Long Island Jewish Medical Center
 
Tony Philip, MD
Medical Oncologist
Northwell Health Cancer Institute
 
Sharona Cohen, MS, CGC
Certified Genetic Counselor
Director, Cancer Genetic Program
Northwell Health Cancer Institute
 
Stefanie Grzancic, RD, CDN
Nutritionist
Northwell Health Imbert Cancer Center

The panel session will be followed by a Q&A.
Light refreshments will be served.
Registration is preferred, but walk-ins are welcome.

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