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Colon Cancer Awareness Day at Winthrop- Saturday, March 22, 9AM to 12PM - Archived
March 18, 2014

Winthrop-University Hospital will offer a free Colon Cancer Awareness Day educational program for the community on Saturday, March 22, from 9 AM to 12 PM. The event will be held in the Dr. Martin Spatz Conference Center, located in the lower level of the main Hospital at 259 First Street in Mineola.

Colon cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in both men and women in the United Sates. However, early detection and an awareness of risk factors and prevention can help in the fight against this disease.

Speakers James Grendell, MD, Alice Zervoudakis, MD and Monika Zak, MS, will share their expertise with the audience on a variety of such as risk factors and prevention, genetics, treatment options, current and future therapies, nutrition, and more. A question and answer session will be included.

Literature and educational materials will be provided; refreshments will be served. For more information or to register, please call (516) 663-2601 or e-mail

Contact: Karen Tripmacher
Assistant Director
Community Relations & Special Projects
(516) 663-2234