Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in both men and women in the U.S. Genetics plays a strong role as the risk of developing colorectal cancer is two to three times greater for those with a first-degree relative. Join Genetic Counselor, Kate Durda, MS, CGC, to learn more about colon cancer, genetic syndromes, risk factors and testing. To register or for more information, please call (319) 365-4673. Refreshments provided.
Plus! Walk through the 12’ “Strollin’ Colon”
On display in the Hall-Perrine Cancer Center atrium Tuesday, March 4, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Wednesday, March 5, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mercy’s Digestive Health Center nurses will lead the tours and answer questions.