Walk through the “Strollin Colon” and learn about colon cancer and how easy it is to get screened. The “Strollin Colon” is a 12 x 10 inflatable exhibit that allows visitors to see the how colon polyps can cause cancer.
When & Tuesday March 18 – Highline Medical Center, Burien
Where: Main Lobby, Somers Auditorium 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Monday March 24 – St. Joseph Medical Center. Tacoma
Main Lobby 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Tuesday March 25 – Westfield Southcenter Mall
Food court, Second Floor 8 a.m. to Noon
Thursday March 27 – St. Elizabeth Hospital, Enumclaw
Second Floor Lobby 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Friday March 28 – St. Anthony Hospital, Gig Harbor
Larson Conference Center Lobby 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Why: March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month.
Speakers: Harry Teicher, MD Gastroenterologist – March 18 & 25
Shalini Kanneganti, MD Surgeon – March 24
Jamie Dobosz, Program Manager – Community Cancer Program
March 27 & 28
Franciscan Health System includes St. Joseph Medical Center, Tacoma; St. Francis Hospital, Federal Way; St. Clare Hospital, Lakewood; St. Elizabeth Hospital, Enumclaw; St. Anthony Hospital, Gig Harbor; Highline Medical Center, Burien; Harrison Medical Center and Harrison HealthPartners, Kitsap and Olympic peninsulas; Franciscan Hospice House, University Place; Franciscan Medical Group clinics and providers, Pierce, King and Kitsap counties; and the Franciscan Foundation.