March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Join us to learn more about colorectal cancer
and to meet our clinicians.

Avon Breast Imaging Center • 1130 St Nicholas Ave, New York, NY
For more information, please contact 212-851-4516.

The Manhattan Cancer Services Program provides free cancer screening to uninsured New Yorkers.
Navigation services for the uninsured to the New York State Insurance Market Place, referral services to colorectal cancer screening. And Case Management services for individuals with abnormal screening results.

Free Colorectal Cancer Screening for Manhattan Residents – Women and Men age 50 plus; Uninsured; No recent colorectal cancer screening. Many diagnostic services are covered for those enrolled in screening.

Tuesday, MARCH 6, 2018

Weill Cornell
2:30pm – 3:30pm

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month Seminar with Heather Yeo, MD
Myra Mahon Patient Resource Center • 1305 York Ave., 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10065
Dr. Heather Yeo, a board-certified physician who also holds a Master’s in Health Services Research, will tell us what is known, how to treat, and what we’re learning about this form of cancer that was diagnosed in 136,000 Americans in 2016.
RSVP: 646-962-5303

Wednesday, MARCH 7, 2018

Lower Manhattan
6:00pm – 7:00pm

Colon Cancer Screenings: What You Need To Know
156 William Street, 12th floor
This event is free and open to the public.
Robert Burakoff, MD • Site Chief, Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Join us to learn about colon cancer screening and what to expect. Colon cancer is a leading cause of death in the U.S., and can be prevented with early screenings. Dr. Burakoff will discuss the different ways to decrease your risk and even prevent colon cancer, and answer questions afterward.
Please RSVP to to reserve your seat.

Friday, MARCH 23, 2018

11:00am – 2:00pm

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Day
Milstein Hospital Lobby • 177 Fort Washington Avenue, New York, NY 10032
Information will include:

  • Screening for colorectal cancer and colonoscopy

  • Risk factors: Family, history, genetics, diet & exercise

  • IBD: Crohn’s/colitis — medicines/surgery

  • Nutrition: Advice for colon and rectal problems and preventing colon cancer

  • Ostomy: Information and advice

  • Information on surgical procedures

For more information, e-mail:

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