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Colorectal Cancer Events to be Held Throughout March

Crozer-Keystone will recognize Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month with a range of free educational events and screenings throughout March.

March 2 Dress in Blue Day

All CKHS employees are asked to wear blue. Information tables, prizes and snacks will also be available in all CKHS hospital cafeterias from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in all cafeterias. Staff will be available for questions.

March 5  “Get in the Game” Cancer Prevention Program

Healthplex® Sports Club Basketball Playoffs

Information provided on colorectal cancer prevention

7 to 9 p.m.

March 7 Lunch and learn presentation: “The Importance of a

Colonoscopy and What to Expect”

DCMH Noon, Meeting Room A

Lunch will be provided

Speaker: Judy Zenker, R.N., CGRN, nurse at DCMH

March 7 “Get in the Game” Cancer Prevention Program

Healthplex® Sports Club Basketball Playoffs

Information provided on colorectal cancer prevention

7 to 9 p.m.

March 13 “Living Well”: An educational program for anyone touched by colorectal cancer, including survivors, caregivers, family and friends.

Crozer-Keystone Regional Cancer Center at Brinton Lake, 500 Evergreen Drive, Glen Mills 

Registration and light refreshments: 5:30 pm

Program: 6 to 8 p.m.

Speakers: Josephine Mokonogho, M.D., Crozer-Keystone psychiatrist; Taylor Luthultz, fitness director at the Healthplex® Sports Club and colorectal cancer survivor; and Patti Hollenback, R.N., ONC, nurse navigator 

March 14 Lunch and Learn: “The Importance of a Colonoscopy and What to Expect”

Taylor Hospital, Classrooms A and B

Noon 

Lunch will be provided

Speaker: Patti Hollenback, R.N., ONC, nurse navigator

March 15 “Frankly Speaking”: an educational program about colorectal cancer and the importance of colonoscopy, genetics, medical and surgical options

Springfield Hospital, Café Carl

Registration and dinner: 5:30 p.m.

Program: 6 to 8 p.m.

Speakers: Jenia Jenab-Wolcott, M.D., DCMH medical oncologist; John Kosteva, M.D., Crozer medical oncologist; Samir Parikh, M.D., CKHS colorectal surgeon

March 20 Lunch and Learn: “The Importance of a Colonoscopy and What to Expect”

Crozer Medical Plaza at Brinton Lake, 300 Evergreen Dr., Glen Mills

Noon

Community Room                                           

Lunch will be provided

Speaker:  Michael Farber, M.D., medical director of the Endoscopy Center at the Crozer Medical Plaza and Crozer-Keystone Regional Cancer Center at Brinton Lake; and Joyann Kroser, M.D., CKHS gastroenterologist

March 21 Lunch and Learn: “The Importance of a Colonoscopy and What to Expect”

Crozer-Chester Medical Center, Northeast Conference Room 2

Noon

Lunch will be provided

Speakers: Melissa Kerr, R.N.., and Anne O’Donnell, R.N., Crozer GI Center nurses

March 22 Lunch and Learn: “The Importance of a Colonoscopy and What to Expect”

Springfield Hospital, Lower Level Conference Room

Noon 

Lunch will be provided

Speaker: Monica Patel-Zeitz, M.D., CKHS gastroenterologist

March 22 National Lynch Syndrome Awareness Day

Anyone affected by the hereditary colorectal cancer syndrome, also known as Lynch Syndrome, are invited to meet and network.

6:30 to 8 p.m.

Refreshments will be served.

Springfield, Café Carl

 

March 28 Educational Program: Colorectal Cancer Awareness

Springfield Diner, 720 Baltimore Pike

Registration and dinner: 3 p.m.

Program: 3:30 to 5 p.m.

Speakers: Alan Sears, M.D., DCMH gastroenterologist; Lee Bogart, M.D., chief of the Section of Hematology/Oncology at Taylor

To register for any of these educational events, call (610) 284-8158.

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