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SAINT CLARE’S HEALTH SYSTEM OFFERS DIAL-UP SEMINAR ON COLON CANCER SCREENING, PREVENTION AND GENETIC ISSUES
Free series, Strong and Smart: Living Well With Cancer, supports cancer survivors, patients

Community members can learn about how to prevent and cope with a cancer diagnosis at 1 p.m. on May 16, 2012. To register for the free one-hour educational event, call 800-278-7837.

“Healthy Colon Healthy Life” is part of the Strong and Smart: Living Well With Cancer dial-up seminar series. Participants listen via phone, view presentations online and ask questions of presenting experts.

The May seminar will cover:
•    Learning about colon cancer prevention
•    Screening guidelines
•    Latest genetic testing and counseling for Lynch Syndrome
•    Microsatellite instability and immunohistochemistry

Presenter Kim Shank, RN, BSN, OCN is a GI – Colorectal Program Coordinator at the Memorial Health Care System in Chattanooga, TN.

Presenter Stephanie Percich, MS, CGC is a Certified Genetic Counselor at the Saint Elizabeth Regional Medical Center Cancer Institute in Lincoln, NE.

The Strong and Smart: Living Well With Cancer dial-up seminar series is presented by Saint Clare’s Health System. This education series is offered in collaboration with other Catholic Health Initiatives hospitals. A goal of the series is to make education and information more readily available to a greater number of cancer patients in our community. To register for the free one-hour educational event, call 800-278-7837.

 
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