Highlands to Hold Colon Cancer Event

March 5, 2019

Prestonsburg, KY - Highlands will hold an event to support colon cancer awareness where community resources and leaders are bringing information together for you!

March is National Colon Cancer Awareness Month. Show your support for colon cancer colon cancer awareness by wearing blue, talking to friends and family about screenings, and joining us for this important event.

Date: Thursday, March 14th

Time: 11:00am-2:00pm

Location: Highlands Medical Office Building Atrium - Prestonsburg

Program:
• Walk-through Colon Exhibit
The Incredible Colon is provided by the Kentucky Colon Cancer Screening Program. The exhibit features an inflatable 10 foot wide, 20 foot long, and 12 foot high colon. Visitors can get an up-close look at healthy colon tissue, tissue with colorectal disease like Crohn’s and colitis, polyps, and various stages of colorectal cancer.

Also, enjoy information and screenings from:
• UK Markey Cancer Center 
• Kentucky Cancer Program
• Highlands Health System
• Passport Health Plan

Show your enthusiasm Colon Cancer by wearing blue and helping to reduce this disease in Eastern Kentucky.

For more information, contact Danielle Franklin, Community Development Director, at (606) 886-7468 or dfranklin@hrmc.org