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How Much Do You Know About Colorectal Cancer?

According to the American Cancer Society, colorectal cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer-related deaths in the United States. However, early diagnosis often leads to a complete cure.

There is no single cause for colon cancer. Nearly all colon cancers begin as noncancerous (benign) polyps, which slowly develop into cancer. Follow the links below to learn more.


Community Event

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Dinner with the Doctor: Understanding Your Digestive System

Are You at Risk for Colon Cancer?
Guest speaker: Brian S. Dooreck, MD, Gastroenterology.
*A complimentary dinner will be provided by the Memorial Foundation. Seating is limited.

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For more information about Memorial Cancer Institute, please call our Memorial Regional Hospital location at (954) 265-6363 or our Memorial Hospital West location at (954) 844-6868.

Is Your Doctor a Memorial Doctor?
To find a physician who is committed to South Florida healthcare services, call Memorial Physician Referral Service toll-free at (800) 944-DOCS. We're available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.