Colon cancer to be the focus of CMHS Symposium


Colon cancer, the third most commonly diagnosed cancer and the second leading cause of cancer death in men and women in the U.S., will be focus of a free seminar Community Memorial Health System is holding on Saturday, Oct. 1.

The symposium will run from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Ventura Beach Marriott, 2055 Harbor Blvd.

An estimated 136,830 Americans will be diagnosed this year and 50,310 will die. The symposium will provide the latest information on the detection and diagnosis of colon cancer. It also will offer the latest concepts on treatment options and cancer support for those facing colon cancer as well as for their caregivers and family.

Registration is free but reservations are required. Visit or call Brown Paper Tickets at 1-800/838-3006.


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