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

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Northwell 2000 Marcus Ave

2550-2560 Marcus Avenue

North New Hyde Park, NY 11042

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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

Maurice A. Cerulli, MD, FASGE, FACG, AGAF, FACP

Program Director, Gastroenterology & Hepatology

Northwell Long Island Jewish Medical Center

Tony Philip, MD

Medical Oncologist

Don Monti Division of Medical Oncology and Hematology

Monter Cancer Center

Sharona Cohen, MS, CGC

Certified Genetic Counselor

Director, Cancer Genetic Program

Don Monti Division of Medical Oncology and Hematology

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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