Southern Ocean Medical Center to Host Colon Cancer Awareness Event

Manahawkin, NJ – In recognition of National Colon Cancer Awareness Month, join us for a colon cancer exhibit and lecture on Thursday, March 29 from Noon to 3:00 p.m. at Hackensack Meridian Health Southern Ocean Medical Center to learn the risk factors and treatment options for colon cancer. One out of every 25 people in the United States will develop colon-rectal cancer. With early detection, the survival rate can be as high as 75 percent.

Experience firsthand what colon cancer looks like by taking a walk through a 12 ft. colon and learn how to prevent, treat and beat colon cancer during a lecture with cancer experts. Colorectal take-home kits will be available. The event is free and will be held in the Beach Plum Conference Room at Southern Ocean Medical Center. Lunch will be provided. Register early as seating is limited.

Noon – 3:00 p.m. – Colon Cancer Exhibit

1:30 p.m. – Panel Discussion and Screening presented by:
Robert Khoo, M.D.
Tricia Morino, D.O.

Registration is required. Southern Ocean Medical Center is located at 1140 Route 72 West in Manahawkin. For more information and to register, call 1-800-560-9990 or visit