Bon Secours hosting event to highlight Colon Cancer Awareness

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

RICHMOND, Va. - Colon cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer impacting people age 50 and older—but it’s also one of the most treatable if caught early. In honor of Colon Cancer Awareness Month, Bon Secours is hosting a free community event Tuesday, March 27 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Libbie Mill Library. Richmond’s preeminent colon specialists, Dr. Cary Gentry and Dr. Joseph Coury, will lead a discussion on what happens during a screening, what treatment options are available and what kind of lifestyle choices you can make to reduce your risk. CBS 6 meteorologist Zach Daniel will speak about the importance of colon cancer awareness and former Redskins tight end Rick “Doc” Walker will provide tips for living an active and healthy life.

There are three Colon & Rectal Specialists locations:

West End
7605 Forest Avenue, Suite 308
Richmond, VA 23229
(804) 288-7077

Hanover
7425 Lee Davis Road
Mechanicsville, VA 23111
(804) 559-3400

Stony Point
8700 Stony Point Parkway, Suite 270
Richmond, VA 23235
(804) 249-2465

For more information, visit: https://www.crspecialists.com

{THIS SEGMENT IS SPONSORED BY BON SECOURS RICHMOND}

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.