2016-03-01 / Hospital Updates

Bartley Healthcare to hold colon cancer seminar March 10

Bartley Healthcare, Jackson, welcomes the community to participate in a free seminar on colon cancer, 5:30 p.m. March 10 at 175 Bartley Road, Jackson .

During March, Bartley Healthcare is raising awareness for the treatment and prevention of colon cancer and urging people to take action toward prevention. It is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and Bartley Healthcare is sponsoring this presentation to help more people understand the disease. Colorectal cancer, mostly found in people over the age of 50, is the fourth most common cancer in the United States. This informative presentation by Dr. Rada Shakov,Apex Gastroenterology from CentraState Medical Center, is designed to give a complete overview of colon cancer, its causes, who it affects, the symptoms and the different stages of treatment. They will also be providing a free take home screening kit.

Registration is required. Bartley Healthcare will provide a light, healthy dinner. Register with the co-sponsor, CentraState Medical Center, by visiting www.centrastate.com, click on Classes & Events, or call 732-308-0570.

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