Navigation Links
Florida Hospital Tampa Hosts a Lunch & Learn to Educate the Community on Colorectal Cancer Awareness
Date:3/7/2017

Florida Hospital Tampa hosts a lunch and learn to educate the community about colorectal cancer on Thursday, March 9th. March is National Colon Cancer Awareness Month. The surgeons at the Advanced Center for Colorectal Surgery are out in full force reminding people that screening saves lives. Colon cancer has the third highest incidence rate and the second highest mortality rate of all cancers in the United States. Luckily, there is an opportunity to reduce these numbers.

Colon cancer is one of the most preventable and treatable types of cancer if found early. Screening is the best way to prevent colon cancer, often catching pre-cancerous tissue called polyps before it has a chance to develop. Anyone over 50 (45 for African Americans), or who may be high-risk or symptomatic should talk with their doctor about getting checked.

“We believe education is key in the fight against colon cancer. The more that people know about the risks, their family history, and understanding the symptoms of colon cancer, the better the chance that it can be found in early stages and removed. Just by having a conversation with your physician about changes to your colon health can save your life,“ said Dr. Allen Chudzinski, Medical Director of the Advanced Center for Colorectal Surgery.

When screenings detect cancer in the colon or rectum, early detection can allow for treatment to increase a person’s chance of survival. The surgeons at the Advanced Center for Colorectal Surgery are dedicated to increasing the survival rates of those diagnosed with colon, rectal, and anus cancers. They prioritize patients diagnosed with cancer, making themselves available for immediate consultations.

Led by Dr. Allen Chudzinski, Medical Director of the Advanced Center for Colorectal Surgery, the comprehensive medical team is able to evaluate patients and treat them using advanced surgical techniques, including laparoscopic and robotic procedures, that allow for a faster healing process.

On March 21, 2017, from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Dr. Allen Chudzinski and Dr. Haane Massarotti, surgeons for the Advanced Center for Colorectal Surgery are presenting a free seminar: Colorectal Cancer Awareness: Prevention and Treatment of Colon and Rectal Cancer at the Wallace Conference Center in the Florida Hospital Pepin Heart Institute located on the campus of Florida Hospital Tampa (3100 E. Fletcher Ave, Tampa, FL 33613). Space is limited. Attendees can register by calling (813) 615-7211 or online at ColonScreening.eventbrite.com.

About Florida Hospital Tampa
Florida Hospital Tampa is a not-for-profit 527-bed tertiary hospital specializing in Digestive Health, Cardiovascular Medicine, Neuroscience, Orthopedics, Women’s Services, Pediatrics, Oncology, Endocrinology, Bariatrics, Wound Healing, Sleep Medicine and General Surgery, including minimally invasive and robotic-assisted procedures. Also located at Florida Hospital Tampa is the renowned Florida Hospital Pepin Heart Institute, a recognized leader in cardiovascular disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment and leading-edge research. The recent addition of the Doc1st ER shows that Florida Hospital Tampa is committed to providing compassionate and quality healthcare. Part of the Adventist Health System, Florida Hospital is a leading health network comprised of 26 hospitals throughout the state. For more information, visit http://www.FHTampa.org.

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/03/prweb14130116.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2017 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved


Related medicine news :

1. South Florida Company, Lice Troopers Has an All-natural Cure for Head Lice as 60 percent of lice are resistant to chemicals
2. Outpatient Hospital Costs per Claim for Workplace Injuries in Florida Growing Rapidly
3. Florida Mother Helps Open Second Nonprofit Milk Depot in South Florida, Helping Babies in Hospitals in 10 States
4. Asbestos Found in Winnebago County Jail, Florida Asbestos Testing Company AGC Environmental Offers Tip How to Avoid the Mineral Fiber's Fatal Health Effects
5. Into Action Sponsors Film Festival in Hollywood, Florida
6. Net Worth Commerce TV Releases Air Dates for the Southwest, Florida Region
7. ConceiveAbilities Expands Its Surrogacy Program to Include Florida, Ohio, Maryland, and More
8. The Florida Knee and Orthopedic Centers Invite You to Meet Their Expert Staff
9. Ayurvedic Consultations Available in Central East Florida Announced by the California College of Ayurveda
10. Florida-based Dr. Robert Dean Joins Relief Mission to Philippines
11. Drug Rehabilitation Center Is Now Servicing the Hammocks, Florida, with Addiction Treatment Services
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/24/2017)... ... May 24, 2017 , ... Dr. Manju R. Kejriwal, ... ClearCorrect orthodontics, with or without a referral. Dr. Kejriwal understands the emotional and ... convenient, clear braces in Cincinnati, OH. Patients no longer need to feel the esthetic ...
(Date:5/24/2017)... ... May 24, 2017 , ... ... Course II of the HP3 (High-Performance Periodontal Practice) continuing education (CE) series. As ... latest advancements in his field by attending numerous CE courses each year. His ...
(Date:5/24/2017)... ... ... are thinking of a visit to San Francisco , fall is a great time ... visit. , Business Architecture Associates is pleased to offer 5 days of training courses, available ... package for individuals, and as 4-½ day corporate package for up to 3 employees with ...
(Date:5/24/2017)... River Falls, Wisconsin (PRWEB) , ... May 24, ... ... market leader in clean label food ingredient solutions for the food and beverage ... consumers factor in food ingredient statements during the purchasing decision process. As a ...
(Date:5/23/2017)... ... May 23, 2017 , ... Axiad IDS , a leading ... Applications magazine has named the company a “Top 25 Cybersecurity Companies 2017.” ... to help organizations simply and proactively address potential cybersecurity threats before they happen. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/18/2017)... , May 18, 2017  Two Bayer U.S. Pharmaceutical ... (HBA) during its recent 28 th Woman ... The event showcases HBA,s longstanding mission of furthering the ... healthcare. Cindy Powell-Steffen , senior director ... Radiology division, and Libby Howe , a regional ...
(Date:5/11/2017)... 2017  Thornhill Research Inc. ( Toronto, ... $8,049,024 USD five-year, firm-fixed-priced, indefinite-quantity/indefinite-delivery contract by the ... Corporation (CCC) ( Ottawa, Ontario, Canada ... general anesthesia to patients requiring emergency medical procedures ... Marine Corps have been a longtime partner with ...
(Date:5/10/2017)... CSSi, the global leader in patient recruitment, ... is proud to announce the launch of its newly ... both enriched content and a customized layout that provides ... already well-established position as the top global patient recruitment ... months of hard work, we are delighted to officially ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: