Colorectal Cancer Awareness Day: What you need to know about Colorectal Cancer

Open to the public, patients and NYP Staff. Invite your friends and family!
Light refreshments will be served.

Program Directors

Dr. P. Ravi Kiran, Chief of Colorectal Surgery
Dr. Richard M. Rosenberg, Department of Medicine

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Date

Friday, March 10, 2017

Time

11:00am – 3:00pm

Venue

NewYork-Presbyterian Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Riverview Terrace
173 Fort Washington Avenue, 1st Floor
New York, NY  10032
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Join us for an informative educational program.  

Round-table discussions will include:

  • Screening for Colorectal Cancer
  • Risk Factors:  Family history, genetics, diet & exercise
  • IBD?  What is it?  What causes it? and How do you treat it?
  • Nutrition and Lifestyle Prevention for Colon Cancer
  • Ostomy and Wound Care:  A conversation with our experts
  • Innovations in Surgical Techniques:  Talk to our Colorectal Surgeons about the state of the art in personalized surgery
  • Patient Experience

Description

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.

Contact

For more information, please contact Annmarie Tarleton at 212.304.7813 or at3004@cumc.columbia.edu.

Validated Parking

Parking is available with our compliments at the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University 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.

Subway

Take the 1, A, C lines to 168 Street-Washington Heights/Broadway.