Walk through the “Strollin Colon” | Pierce County

Walk through the “Strollin Colon” and learn about colon cancer and how easy it is to get screened.

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.


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