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Published on February 18, 2014

Crozer-Keystone ‘Goes Blue’ with a Range of Events to Raise Colorectal Cancer Awareness 

Crozer-Keystone Health System has planned a range of activities to raise awareness and provide education about colorectal cancer and how it can be prevented and treated. Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths (behind lung cancer) in the U.S. Between 80 to 90 percent of colorectal cancer patients are restored to normal health if their cancer is detected and treated in the earliest stages.

Here is a full listing of programs taking place throughout March:

  • POSTPONED: March 3: Informational tables, “Get in the Game,” Healthplex® Sports Club, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Note: This event has been postponed until Monday, March 24, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Healthplex®.
  • March 7: Dress in Blue Day. All CKHS sites are asked to wear blue. Informational tables will be set up in the cafeteria from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., with materials, prizes and pretzels. Staff will be available for questions.
  • March 12: An Education Program, “GI Disorders and Screenings: Learn More about Colonoscopies and Endoscopies.” Crozer-Keystone Regional Cancer Center at Brinton Lake (500 Evergreen Drive, Glen Mills).Registration and light dinner: 5:30 p.m. Program 6 to 8 p.m. Speaker: Michael Farber, M.D., CKHN Gastroenterologist
  • March 14: Lunch and Learn Education Program, “GI Disorders and Screenings: Learn More about Colonoscopies and Endoscopies.” DCMH (501 N. Lansdowne Ave., Drexel Hill), Meeting Room A, 12 noon. Lunch will be provided. Speaker: TBA
  • March 19: Lunch and Learn Education Program, “GI Disorders and Screenings: Learn More about Colonoscopies and Endoscopies.” Springfield Hospital (190 W. Sproul Road, Springfield) Lower Level Conference Room, 12 noon. Lunch will be provided. Speaker: Monica Patel Zeitz, M.D., CKHN Gastroenterologist.
  • March 24: Informational tables, “Get in the Game,” Healthplex® Sports Club, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
  • March 26: Lunch and Learn Education Program, “GI Disorders and Screenings: Learn More about Colonoscopies and Endoscopies.” Taylor Hospital (175 East Chester Pike, Ridley Park), Classrooms A and B, noon. Lunch will be provided. Speaker: TBA
  • March 28: Lunch and Learn Education Program, “GI Disorders and Screenings: Learn More about Colonoscopies and Endoscopies.” Crozer-Chester Medical Center (1 Medical Center Blvd., Upland), NE Conference Room #2, noon. Lunch will be provided. Speaker: Joyann Kroser, M.D., CKHN Gastroenterologist.

Attend one of the outreach program in March and sign up for a direct access colonoscopy with CKHN to be entered into a drawling to win a $100 visa gift card.

For more information and to register for any of these events, call (610) 284-8158.

 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 http://gi.crozerkeystone.org or call 1-877-CKHS-GI1 (254-7441).

 

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Crozer-Chester Medical Center

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Kate Stier,  Director

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Springfield Hospital

Grant Gegwich, Vice President

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Kate Stier,  Director

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Healthplex Sports Club

Grant Gegwich, Vice President

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Kate Stier, Director

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Taylor Hospital

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