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

Open to the public with our compliments
Light refreshments will be served

Program Directors

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

Join us for a morning of learning and sharing with the experts of NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center. At this event, discussions will include:

  • Screening for colon cancer: Why colonoscopy? Are there other alternatives?
  • Colorectal Cancer: Risk factors and how much of it is in the genes
  • I have been diagnosed with colon cancer – now what?
  • Patient Stories

Presentation by

Heather Dacus, DO, MPH New York State Department of Health Colorectal Cancer Screening for Everyone: "The 80% by 2018 Initiative"


Vivian and Seymour Milstein Family Heart Center
Myrna L. Daniels Auditorium
173 Fort Washington Avenue, New York, NY


The 2nd Annual Colorectal Cancer Awareness Day will be comprised of clinical lectures by renowned leaders in the field of colorectal cancer. You will have the opportunity to interact with our staff and faculty, receive educational materials, and listen to patients share their personal experiences and stories.

Various vendors will be on hand providing useful literature, materials, and giveaways. You will also have the opportunity to interact with our staff and faculty and enjoy refreshments.

Open to the public with our compliments. Please bring your family and friends!

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.


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