You Can Prevent Cancer: Early Detection of Colon Cancer Saves Lives
In honor of Colon Cancer Awareness Month in March, representatives from Pen Bay Healthcare's Endoscopy Unit will be at Shaw's Supermarket in Rockland on March 9 from 8.a.m. to noon to speak to the public about the risks of colon cancer and options available for Maine residents to obtain a colon cancer screening test or colonoscopy. This informational event is free and open to the public.
Did you know Colon Cancer is the second leading cancer killer in both Maine and the United States? Pen Bay Medical Center has an active Endoscopy Unit with four surgeons, a gastroenterologist and a pulmonologist, assisted by registered nurses and technicians.
For more information and to find out how you can get this important test, talk to your primary care doctor, call Pen Bay Surgery at 593-5722 or Dr. Neil Smith’s office at 596-6599. Early detection could save your life!