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Queen's Speaking of Health: How to Catch a Cancer - Colon Screening + Prevention

The Queen's Medical Center

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM (HST)

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How to Catch a Cancer: Colon Screening + Prevention
Queen's Speaking of Health lecture (FREE) - Wed., March 27, 2019


A recent study found a startling increase in colorectal cancer rates in younger people. Do you know the symptoms? What is your risk? Learn about the colon, colorectal cancer, screening, colonoscopies, polyps, prevention and the new American Cancer Society recommendation with Traci Murakami, MD, gastroenterologist at The Queen’s Medical Center.


• Difference between colon cancer and colorectal cancer
• How common is colon cancer?
• Types of screening, barriers to screening
• When to get screened and when to stop
• Why does the type of polyp matter?
• Why remove polyps?
• Colonoscopy prep tips
• What tests are NOT recommended to screen for colon cancer?
• How can you prevent colon cancer?


Space is limited. Reservations are required. Register online or call The Queen’s Referral Line at 691-7117.


Parking is available for a $5 flat rate with validation in the Physicians Office Building III, which is recommended since it is the closest to the Queen's Conference Center. Enter from Lauhala St. You can also park at the Physicians Office Building I and Miller parking garages for the same $5 flat rate with validation.


Can’t make the lecture? Watch the recording online about 2 weeks after the event on Queen’s YouTube channel: QMCHawaii. Click here to check out our past lectures on stress, Alzheimer’s disease, cancer, stroke, diabetes, bone health, weight loss and more. 


How to Catch a Cancer: Colon Screening + Prevention 

Date:  Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Time: 6:00 - 7:00 pm

Place:  Queen’s - Punchbowl, The Queen's Conference Center

Cost:  Free

Map:  See below for most convenient parking option; please be advised that the walking route includes stairs.



Have questions about Queen's Speaking of Health: How to Catch a Cancer - Colon Screening + Prevention? Contact The Queen's Medical Center

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The Queen's Medical Center - Punchbowl
The Queen's Conference Center
1301 Punchbowl St.
Honolulu, HI 96813

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM (HST)

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The Queen's Medical Center

The Queen’s Medical Center (Queen’s), a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation established in 1859 by Queen Emma and King Kamehameha IV, is an acute care medical facility accredited by The Joint Commission. The facility is licensed for 575 acute beds and serves as the major tertiary and quaternary referral center for cancer, cardiovascular disease, neuroscience, orthopaedics, surgery, emergency medicine and behavioral health medicine.  It is the state’s designated trauma center verified as Level I by the American College of Surgeons.   It has the only organ transplantation program in Hawaii.  Queen’s is a major teaching hospital, serving as a clinical training site for the residency programs sponsored by the John A. Burns School of Medicine at the University of Hawaii.  Queen’s is the only hospital in Hawaii to achieve Magnet® status – the highest institutional honor for hospital excellence – from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. 

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