March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month! 

Feb 22
2010

Media Advisory:

A Good Gut Check: Early Screening for Good Health

Colorectal cancer affects approximately 150,000 Americans each year, and is the nation's second leading cancer killer. However, it's 90% preventable and 90% treatable if detected early. Dr. Kumar Venkat will be speaking on how a colonoscopy can save your life.

Wednesday, March 3
4:30 pm to 5:30 pm - Individual Colorectal Cancer Risk Assessments
5:30 pm to 6:00 pm - Dr. Venkat speaks on importance of early detection

Methodist Hospitals, Southlake Campus
Center for Advanced Clinical Studies, Conference Room
200 East 89th Avenue, Merrillville, IN

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For more information or to interview/photograph Methodist Hospital employees, please contact me, my contact information is located below.

Amber Raza
Marketing and Corporate Communications
P: 219.886.4474
F: 219.886.4592
E: araza@methodisthospitals.org

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