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Published on March 17, 2013

Delaware County Council Presents CKHS Representatives With Proclamation About Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Crozer-Keystone Health System representatives visited the Delaware County Council meeting on March 13 to help raise awareness of Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. In a proclamation presented to Crozer-Keystone physicians, nurses and outreach coordinators, Council presented a proclamation that reminded Delaware County residents about the importance that screening can play in the diagnosis and treatment of colorectal cancer.

Delaware County Council Recognizes Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Crozer-Keystone representatives who attended the meeting and accepted the proclamation included George Avetian, M.D., senior medical adviser for Delaware County; Deb Simon, director of Healthline Services for Crozer-Keystone; Maria Malloy, R.N., B.S.N., OCN, patient navigator at the Crozer-Keystone Regional Cancer Center at Brinton Lake; Patti Hollenback, R.N., B.S.N., OCN, patient navigator at the Crozer Regional Cancer Center; Brian Karp, M.D., Crozer-Keystone gastroenterologist; Marie DeStefano, senior administrative director for Oncology for Crozer-Keystone; Mary Lou Patton, M.D., Crozer-Keystone surgeon and surgical liaison for the American College of Surgeons for the Crozer Regional Cancer Center; and Mary Rooney, R.N., B.S.N., OCN, CBCN, patient navigator at the Crozer Regional Cancer Center.

Crozer-Keystone is hosting a range of free Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month events throughout March. To learn more about upcoming events, visit here.

Crozer-Keystone offers a range of board-certified physicians who are trained in the latest technologies and procedures to comprehensively diagnose, manage and treat gastrointestinal and liver conditions. For more information or to make an appointment, visit or call 1 1-877-CKHS-GI1 (254-7441).

To learn more about Crozer-Keystone Cancer Services, visit or call 1-866-695-HOPE (1-866-659-4673).

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