Colorectal Cancer Awareness Day

Colorectal Cancer Awareness Day

Open to the public with our compliments. All NewYork-Presbyterian employees, family and friends are welcome! Light refreshments will be served. Complimentary parking.

Advance Registration is recommended. To register, click here.


Friday, March 10, 2017


NewYork-Presbyterian Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Riverview Terrace, 1st Floor
173 Fort Washington Avenue, NY, NY

Program Directors:

Dr. P. Ravi Kiran, Chief of Colorectal Surgery
Dr. Richard M. Rosenberg, Division of Gastroenterology

Topics to Include

  • Colorectal Screening — What we need to know
  • Risk Factors:  Family history, genetics, diet and exercise
  • IBD:  What is the risk of cancer and how do we minimize the risk?
  • Nutrition and Lifestyle Prevention for Colon Cancer
  • Ostomy and Wound Care:  A conversation with experts
  • Innovations in Surgical Techniques
  • Patients will share their personal experiences


The 4th Annual Colorectal Cancer Awareness Day will be comprised of round-table discussions by renowned leaders in the field of colorectal cancer. You will have the opportunity to interact with our physicians, nurse practitioners and nutritional experts.  You will receive educational materials, and listen to patients share their personal experiences and stories.

Validated Parking

Parking is available with our compliments at the NewYork-Presbyterian Columbia University Irving Medical Center parking lot, located on the southwest corner of Fort Washington Avenue and West 165th Street. You will receive a voucher at the registration desk upon arrival to present when leaving.


If you have any questions, please contact Annmarie Tarleton at (212) 304-7813 or