December 14, 2009
To raise awareness in Richmond that colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in men and women combined in the U.S., the Thomas Johns Cancer Hospital at CJW's Johnston-Willis Hospital will host the Prevent Cancer Super Colon. At the event, clinicians will be on hand to answer questions about Colon Cancer prevention and provide screening information.
Thomas Johns Cancer Hospital activities are in partnership with the national Prevent Cancer Foundation Super Colon tour. Since 2003, the Prevent Cancer Foundation has crisscrossed the country with its Super Colon exhibit as part of a campaign that seeks to educate Americans that this disease is Preventable, Treatable and Beatable!
Thursday, November 12th from8am to 5pm
Thomas Johns Cancer Hospital at CJW's Johnston-Willis Hospital
1401 Johnston-Willis Drive Richmond, VA 23235
Colorectal cancer affects men and women of all races and is Preventable, Treatable and Beatable! The disease is preventable through screening and if detected early, it can be successfully treated 90 percent of the time. The Prevent Cancer Foundation encourages cancer prevention through research, screening and early detection of all preventable cancers, including colorectal, breast, skin, cervical, oral, prostate and testicular cancers.
For more information about the Prevent Cancer Super Colon, visit www.preventcancer.org.