Classes & Events

Wed

27

Mar 2019

Queen's Speaking of Health at Punchbowl: How to Catch a Cancer - Colon Screening + Prevention

The Queen's Medical Center or Call 808-691-7117

Time 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER 
Or call The Queen's Referral Line at 691-7117.

 

How to Catch a Cancer: Colon Screening + Prevention

Queen’s Speaking of Health lecture (FREE) – Wed., March 27, 2019
6:00 - 7:00 pm  |  Queen's Conference Center - Punchbowl


 

A recent study found a startling increase in colorectal cancer rates in younger people. Do you know the symptoms? What is your risk? Learn about the colon, colorectal cancer, screening, colonoscopies, polyps, prevention and the new American Cancer Society recommendation with Traci Murakami, MD, gastroenterologist at The Queen’s Medical Center.

 

• Difference between colon cancer and colorectal cancer

• How common is colon cancer?

• Types of screening, barriers to screening

• When to get screened and when to stop

• Why does the type of polyp matter?

• Why remove polyps?

• Colonoscopy prep tips

• What tests are NOT recommended to screen for colon cancer?

• How can you prevent colon cancer?

 

Space is limited. Reservations are required. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER or call The Queen’s Referral Line at 691-7117.

 

Parking is available for a $5 flat rate with validation in the Physicians Office Building III, which is recommended since it is the closest to the Queen's Conference Center. Enter from Lauhala St. You can also park at the Physicians Office Building I and Miller parking garages for the same $5 flat rate with validation.

 

Can’t make the lecture? Watch the recording online about 2 weeks after the event on Queen’s YouTube channel: QMCHawaii. Click here to check out our past lectures on stress, Alzheimer’s disease, cancer, stroke, diabetes, bone health, weight loss and more. 

 

Location


1301 Punchbowl St
Honolulu, HI 96813
Queen's Conference Center