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Monday, March 4, 2013

Focus On Colorectal Cancer: A Free Conference

On Friday, March 22, the Abramson Cancer Center presents a free conference about colorectal cancer prevention.

2013 Focus On Colorectal Cancer Conference

The 6th Focus On Colorectal Cancer Conference is a full day designed to address the personal and medical issues facing those with colorectal cancer (colon, rectum); including those in treatment, survivors, their loved ones, and caregivers. Get information on the latest advances in gastrointestinal cancer risk, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, symptom management and psychosocial issues; as well as the opportunity to network and gain support from other gastrointestinal cancer survivors.

Who Should Attend

  • Those who are newly diagnosed, currently in treatment of a long-term survivor of colon or rectal cancer.
  • Family members, caregivers or health care professional of a colon or rectal cancer patient or survivor.

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Register for the 2013 Focus on Colorectal Cancer Conference

This is a free conference dedicated to colorectal cancer education. Come and learn the latest information on colorectal screening and managing the genetic risk for you and your family. Gain knowledge and take action by getting important information from our experts. Breakfast will be provided. Date: Friday, March 22 Time: 7:30 am to 2 pm Location: Hilton Hotel, 4200 City Avenue, Bala Cynwyd, PA Register for this free event here. This conference is sponsored by Penn Medicine's Abramson Cancer Center and the Colon Cancer Alliance. These conferences are made possible through philanthropic funding. Help support our efforts to empower patients and survivors to become more active participants in their care by making a donation to the Abramson Cancer Center today.

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